The song may be part of a movie, a kid's video or just a song we like. It may or may not include words. I'll try and include why we like it and/or the history of the song/singer.
This week my sister Terra inspired me for this post. She said that her boys, my nephews are addicted to the ballad of Davy Crockett (In Outer Space) by: They Might Be Giants. She was trying to let them know that, that song was not the original. It annoyed her that they redid the song. She had them watch the Disney version of Davy Crockett to see what Davy Crockett was like.
Does it annoy you when a song is redone? I actually don't mind when it's redone and it sounds totally different. I just don't like it when people rip off a song to sound practically the same as the old one. In my head I'm thinking, "What's the point?" Songs are redone all the time. So are other forms of art. It's one thing to be inspired and another to out right copy.
Here's the original version of the Ballad of Davy Crockett:
Which version do you like better?