Guns and Roses "Sweet Child O'Mine" Done 1920s New Orleans Style

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Postmodern Jukebox takes modern songs and re-creates them out of their historical context. This 1920's New Orleans style remake of Guns & Roses 1988 song "Sweet Child O' Mine" is a great example.

If you visit their website, you'll find plenty of other examples and information on how to do it yourself including "Ragtimify: A Piano Course by Scott Bradlee" and "How to Turn “Blurred Lines” into a Bluegrass(ish) Jam".

All in all, in a very entertaining way, it says a great deal about the importance of context in music. The words and the tunes haven't changed all that much, it is the style in which things are played that changes across time and space.

You may or may not like Axel Rose's rendition of 'Sweet Child O' Mine' but it would be hard to hate the Postmodern Jukebox version (featuring Miche Braden).

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