Time for the next round of Battle of the Bands!
Here’s how it works: I’ll be posting two versions of the same song and after you give a listen to each, place your vote for your favorite and reason for the way you voted in the comments section.
The Battles take place on or around the 1st and 15th of each month, and the results will be posted on or around the 7th and 21st. As I only post Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, the posting date will be closest to those dates as possible.
The other blogs participating in the Battle of the Bands are posting different battles (different songs), So once you’re done voting and commenting on my battle, take a moment to visit the other participants and vote & comment on their battles. There are some really good battles going on!
I'm taking a bit of a risk with this one. It can either turn out to be good, or it could fall flat on it's face. I really hope it's not the latter.
The Song: "Dust In The Wind"
Wikipedia tells us this:
"Dust in the Wind" is a song recorded by American progressive rock band Kansas and written by band member Kerry Livgren, first released on their 1977 album Point of Know Return.
The song peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of April 22, 1978, making it Kansas's only top ten Billboard Hot 100 charting single. The 45-rpm single was certified Gold for sales of one million units by the RIAA shortly after the height of its popularity as a hit single. More than 25 years later, the RIAA certified Gold the digital download format of the song, Kansas' only single to do so certified as of September 17, 2008.
I was going to originally pit Scorpions against Mastedon, but then I realized that on the Mastedon version, there were 2 of the original members of Kansas (John Elefonte & Kerry Livgren) playing, and I didn't think that would be a fair fight. So, I took the battle in a different direction.
The First Contender: Bernie Williams
The Second Contender: Jorge Duran
Who will you choose?
Alright now, it’s time to cast your vote! In the comments, please enter who you are voting for and why you chose them. Stay tuned, results will be posted on Sept 9th!
And don’t forget to visit these other battles going on today!
What does tomorrow bring?
Tune in to find out!