Emile Champion - Guitar
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Emile Champion - I Cross My Heart - Steve Dorff/Eric Kaz/George Strait - cover - 6/22/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion/Guitar- Darcy & Kelsey Fennell- Didn’t I Walk On The Water-Linda Gibson-cover-6/20/22 A new twist on “Duets with Darcy”… simply beautiful…. I know you’ll enjoy their harmonies… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - Now & Forever - Carole King - cover - 6/19/22 Carole King wrote this song for the soundtrack of the 1992 film “A League of Their Own”… featured an ensemble cast including Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Bill Pullman and others… the film was set in the 1940s, during World War II, and was a fictionalized account of the real-life All American Girls Professional Baseball League… Is the song, and its lyrics, restricted only to the players on this baseball team, who were thrown together, lived together, played together, cried and laughed together… loved each other as members of the team, during the War? nope… don’t think so… especially coming from the pen and piano… the heart and mind… of Carole King… one of the greatest Songwriters ever… hope you enjoy my rendition… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - Valentine - Jim Brickman/Jack Kugell/Martina McBride - cover - 6/17/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion/Darcy Fennel - When I Fall In Love - Victor Young/Edward Heyman - cover - 6/13/22 Third in our series “Duets with Darcy”…. Darcy wasn’t familiar with this song… she was expecting another song we had discussed, and didn’t see my text message saying “let’s do this one!!”…. we went over it a few times early this afternoon with our Vocal Mentor, Jorge Cavazos…. who has the musical and vocal background, college education, and performance and teaching chops… and always offers outstanding advice and commentary to improve our efforts… Darcy and I then began the process in our “recording studio”… the Narthex of our church….late this afternoon… charged the cell-phone… reminded ourselves of the song’s dynamics… and dove right in… let the “starts & stops” on camera serve as the practice runs, if necessary…. six “starts & stops” for various minor adjustments… five complete “takes”…. this was the last and best offering… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - One Moment In Time - John Bettis/Albert Hammond/Whitney Houston - cover - 6/8/22 I didn’t know, until a couple of days ago, that this song was written for the 1988 Summer Olympics… but the lyrics make sense… I was familiar with the song… meaning I’d heard it a few times over the years… but I’ve never been a huge fan of much of the music from the ‘80s…. but I stumbled upon a concert performance of this a couple of days ago by Dana Winner… a vocalist from Belgium who I had never heard of… it was very powerful and beautiful so decided to give it a try… obviously a stripped back rendition of this big ballad…. but hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Always On My Mind - J. Christopher/M. James/W. Carson/Willie Nelson- cover- 5/30/22
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Special Angel - Jimmy Duncan/Bobby Helms/Bobby Vinton - cover - 5/29/22 Hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel - cover - 5/27/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion/Darcy Fennell - The Prayer - David Foster/Carole Bayer Sager - cover - 5/23/22 Ran a couple of practice runs… this was the one recorded “take”… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching… acoustic so best with earbuds…
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Emile Champion - Castles in The Air - Don McLean - cover - 5/18/22
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - City Lights - Livingston Taylor - cover - 4/15/22
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Emile Champion - Guitarman - David Gates/Bread - cover - 3/7/22 My favorite song from “Bread”…. 1972… I can’t offer the lead guitar riffs, but hope you’ll enjoy my interpretation of an acoustic rhythm guitarist offering a song up for a lead guitarist… the one who “draws in the crowd, plays so loud, and steals the show”…. hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Crossroads - Don McLean - cover - 3/4/2 A favorite from Don McLean… and from my Senior year in high school… 1971… hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce - cover - 2/28/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Jean - Rod McKuen/Oliver - cover - 2/25/22
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Always, In All Ways - Kenny Loggins/Mark Mancina - cover - 2/21/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - Barry and Robin Gibb/The Bee Gees- cover- 2/18/22 I was able to cover two songs tonight… this is the second one… from 1971… full disclosure… I said one lyric… one word… incorrectly in this song… I’ll let you see if you can spot it… I didn’t realize it until I left the church about 9:45, and decided that, while not “correct”, it can still “work” within the message of the song… besides, I’m pretty happy with how the rest of my acoustic effort came out… and I didn’t want to turn around, unpack everything, and try again… so, please let me know what you think… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Smooth - Take 2 - Rob Thomas/Itaal Shur/Santana - cover- Thank you, Jorge - 2/18/22 Call this “Smooth… Take 2”… I explain it in the introductory comments for tonight’s recording, but a very good friend and “Vocal Performance Mentor” said my first effort at this song was “good”, but I could “take it up a level” in telling the story and giving it some additional “punch”… So “Take 2” tonight… I do think it’s an improvement over Wednesday’s effort… and it gave me a couple of extra days to better memorize it… as always… best listened with earbuds in both ears… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Smooth - Rob Thomas/Itaal Shur/Santana - cover - 2/16/22 Co-written by Rob Thomas and Itaal Shur… recorded and released in 1999 on Santana’s album “Supernatural”… this song was awarded three Grammys in 2000… Song of the Year… Record of the Year… Vocal Collaboration of the Year (Rob Thomas and Santana)…. In the United States, it topped the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for 12 weeks, and was the final number-one hit of the 1990s and the first number-one hit of the 2000s. In 2018, "Smooth" was ranked the second most successful song ever in Billboard's 60th anniversary all-time top 100 songs.
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Emile Champion - Three Wooden Crosses - Kim Williams/Doug Johnson/Randy Travis - cover - 2/7/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Only Hope - Jon Foreman/Switchfoot/Mandy Moore - cover - 1/29/22 I loved this song with tears in my eyes, years ago, during the film “A Walk to Remember”…. had to change and add some chords to what I found online… acoustic so, as always, best with earbuds or Bluetooth… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Hard To Say I’m Sorry - Peter Cetera/Chicago - cover - 1/31/22 I’ve been a fan of the band “Chicago” since high school… especially their early stuff from the first album in 1969 through 1972 or so… saw them in concert in February 1972… while a Freshman in college in little Kingsville, Texas!!… the original seven band members… no other act… if I remember correctly, no chairs in the big barn-like venue… great concert… saw them again in 1974 in Corpus Christi… this is my first attempt at any of their songs, and this is from “Chicago 16…. released in 1982… just realized that David Foster co-wrote it with Peter Cetera.. no horns… or driving bass and drums… or keyboards… just my acoustic 12-string…. and acoustic vocals… but hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - All Of Me - Gerald Marks/Seymour Simons/Willie Nelson - cover - 1/21/22 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - But Not For Me - George & Ira Gershwin/Willie Nelson/many others - cover - 1/16/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Winter Snow - Audrey Assad/Chris Tomlin - cover - 1/10/22 hope you enjoy this acoustic effort… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - I’ll Still Be Loving You - Fourplay - cover - 12/10/21 A bit outside my wheelhouse, but hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion- All I Want For Christmas Is You-T. Powers/A. Stone/L. Layne/V. Vance- cover-12/17/21 My acoustic rendition of my favorite Christmas song… from Vince Vance & The Valiants… not Mariah Carey’s song… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - My Life - Iris DeMent - cover - 12/1/21 Here’s a pretty song from Iris DeMent… the lyrics for the Verses are well written, though a bit dark, but I like the lyrics and message in the Chorus and Ending… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - When My Morning Comes Around - Iris DeMent - cover - 11/25/21 hope you enjoy this song… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Crazy/I’d Have To Be Crazy - Willie Nelson/Steve Fromholz - cover - 11/19/21 hope you enjoy this… I recorded this medley last night as a surprise for a family friend who enjoys Willie Nelson’s music… she will turn 100 years young in a couple of weeks… Happy Birthday, Mrs. Howard…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Someone Else - Jimmy Webb/Art Garfunkel/Stephen Bishop - cover - 11/15/21 I included this information as the backstory at the end of the recording, but I’ll go ahead and note it here…. this song was written by Songwriter Jimmy Webb… if you don’t know him by name… he wrote “Galveston”, “Wichita Lineman”, “By The Time I Get To Phoenix”… made famous by Glen Campbell… among many many other great songs… now, the rest of the story… he wrote it when he was 13 years old… Art Garfunkel, of Simon & Garfunkel, covered it in 1958… hope you enjoy my rendition… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - Wayfaring Stranger - 19th Century American Spiritual - cover - 11/12/21 How about a song from the early-1800s… American folk song?… African-American Spiritual?… Gospel song from the Appalachian region?… hope you enjoy my rendition of this American folk/Spiritual/Gospel song from the early-1800s…. nobody knows who wrote it, and historians aren’t sure where it originated or exactly how to classify it… covered by Johnny Cash, Burl Ives, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, Ed Sheeran, Driftwood, Southern Raised, and others …. hope you enjoy my rendition… thanks for watching….
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Wichita Lineman - Jimmy Webb/Glen Campbell - cover - 11/7/21 hope you enjoy this rendition of my favorite song from Jimmy Webb and Glen Campbell….
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Emile Champion - Remember - Harry Nilsson - cover - 10/25/21 Changed the key… had to tweak the opening and closing line a bit… but hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Everybody’s Talkin’ - Fred Neil/Harry Nilsson - cover - 10/22/21 Pretty interesting backstory… hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - We Are The World - Michael Jackson/Lionel Richie/USA for Africa - cover - 10/17/21 here’s my acoustic rendition of one of Ben’s current favorites… I didn’t have the 21 voices, who were soloists in the original recording…. or the 23 others who were in the choir, supporting the soloists… or the 9 instrumentalists…. or Conductor Quincy Jones… but hope you enjoy it…. and hope Ben will want to someday watch it… Ben’s our 6-year old music-loving Grandson❤️❤️ thanks for watching..
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - While My Guitar Gently Weeps - George Harrison/The Beatles - cover - 10/4/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Late Night Grande Hotel - Nanci Griffith - cover - 9/29/21 hope you don’t mind another one from Nanci Griffith… she wrote this one… released in 1991… 30 years ago this month… as the title track for her 9th studio album… I think she released 20 albums over the course of her career… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Leaving The Harbor - Nanci Griffith - cover - 9/15/21 hope you enjoy this…. thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Talk To Me While I’m Listening - Nanci Griffith - cover - 9/12/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Once In A Very Blue Moon - Nanci Griffith/Patrick Alger/E. Levine - cover - 9/6/21 hope you enjoy this rendition of another song from Nanci Griffith… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Not My Way Home - Nanci Griffith - cover - 9/3/21 Nanci Griffith wrote this song… hope you enjoy my rendition… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - The Wing & The Wheel - Nanci Griffith - cover - 8/30/21 Another one written by Nanci Griffith… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Things I Don’t Need - Nanci Griffith/Pat McInerney - cover - 8/29/21 Hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Heaven - Julie Gold/Nanci Griffith - cover - 8/27/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Up Against The Rain - Nanci Griffith/Thomm Jutz/Charley Stefl - cover - 8/23/21 Another song from Nanci Griffith… Nanci co-wrote this song, with Thomm Jutz and Charley Stefl, in remembering Townes Van Zandt… I only found one reference for chords for this song online, and it didn’t offer much… I changed the key, and tweaked and added a bit to what I found… but hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - I Knew Love - Roger Brown/Nanci Griffith - cover - 8/22/21 here’s another song recorded by Nanci Griffith…. I first thought she had written it, but found it was written by another Texan… Roger Brown…. hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - From A Distance - Julie Gold/Nanci Griffith/Bette Midler - cover - 8/16/21 Hard to believe, me being a Texan and all, but I just recently discovered Nanci Griffith a few weeks ago… singer, guitarist, songwriter… her career spanned Country, Folk, and what she called “Folkabilly”.. sadly, Nanci passed away on Friday, 8/13/21, in Nashville at the age of 68…. only about 2 months older than me… one of her better known songs is "From a Distance," written and composed by Julie Gold,. beautiful song… I decided to give it a try tonight… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - Have You Ever Seen The Rain - John Fogerty/CCR - cover - 8/13/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion- Bridge Over Troubled Water/You’ve Got A Friend- Paul Simon/Carole King- cover-8/9/21 Well, this was a good challenge… I thought it would be interesting to run a medley of two songs with a really good, similar message…. both from my Senior year in high school… back in the day of some really good music… started at 5:00… wrapped up a bit after 11:00 PM, with no breaks… six hours… sore back… tired brain… sore fingers… ugly aggravated callus on my left hand, caused by forming chords while having limited reach, due to my bent left arm (nursemaid’s elbow) and arthritic fingers… don’t mean to gross you out, but here’s a photo… I show it to kids who complain about sore fingers while I’m teaching them guitar… reviewed the chord sheets… took a little bit out of each song, to make the medley a little more manageable for my old brain… came up with the little instrumental interludes for moving within each song, and to the next song… memorized the chords and lyrics as I moved through the six-hour process of recording… 72 starts & stops, including stopping for one ambulance, one police car, one revved up motorcycle, and more than a few speeding and loud pickup trucks outside the church on Louetta… ultimately, it would have to been easier to just do a one-way medley… “Bridge Over Troubled Water” to “You’ve Got A Friend”, but I was determined…. stubbornly… to go back to “Bridge Over Troubled Water” for the ending… Here was the biggest challenge…. getting back to the tempo and key…. you’ll be able to tell I struggled with the transition back… I would have given it one more attempt, but my phone’s battery was at 3%, and it was rapidly heading towards Midnight… but hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching… comments are always appreciated…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Michelle - Paul McCartney/John Lennon/Beatles - cover - 8/2/21 Hard to believe this is from 1965… hope you enjoy my rendition… I tweaked the arrangement and ending a bit… thanks for watching… Emile
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - In The Presence Of The Lord - Eric Clapton/Blind Faith - cover - 7/28/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching….
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Emile Champion - Thankful - Carole Bayer-Sager/David Foster/Richard Page/Josh Groban- cover- 7/26/21 Well… I’m no Josh Groban, and this is stripped back from his usual big production… but it’s a beautiful song, and I hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Eternal Flame - S. Hoffs/B. Steinberg/T. Kelly/The Bangles - cover - 7/18/21
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Emile Champion - He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother - Bobby Scott/Bob Russell/Hollies - cover - 7/5/21 hope you enjoy this… I think our world could use a bit more of this song’s message… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - All I Ask Of You - Phantom of the Opera - cover - rough draft - 7/2/21 I call this a rough draft because it’s complete, but not from memory, and I ran through it pretty quickly… typed up the lyrics yesterday afternoon, found a chord sheet, changed the key, and added & changed a few chords… pretty productive last night…. completed one from Buddy Holly from memory, and then added this late last night… hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - True Love Ways - Buddy Holly/Norman Petty - cover - 7/2/21 hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching….
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve - Frank Loesser/Margaret Whiting- cover - 6/27/21 Here’s a pretty song from 1947.,.. hope you enjoy it… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - Burning Bridges - Lalo Schifrin/Mike Curb Cong./Kelly’s Heroes - cover - 6/18/21 had to tweak this a bit from what I found online, due to my limitations on some of the chords… hope you enjoy this… thanks for watching
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Emile Champion - December Snow - Justin Hayward/The Moody Blues - cover - 6/7/21 hope you enjoy my acoustic rendition… thanks for watching…
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Emile Champion - God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday/Arthur Herzog, Jr. - cover - 6/6/21
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Emile Champion - They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love - Fr Peter Scholtes- cover - 6/2/21 I apologize for the relatively long upfront comments, but hope you find this one meaningful... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Somewhere - Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim/West Side Story - cover - 5/28/21 I really struggled to make this work, with chords that I can play, given the physical limitations of my left arm, and was trying to stay true to the overall voice of the song. hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching... Have a Blessed weekend, and stay safe and healthy!
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Cry Me A River - Arthur Hamilton/Julie London/Diana Krall - cover - 5/23/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - You Are So Beautiful - Billy Preston/Bruce Fisher/Joe Cocker - cover - 5/21/21 I tweaked a few chords that I found online, and added a couple... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - For All We Know - Robb Royer/Jimmy Griffin/The Carpenters - cover - 5/16/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Theme from A Summer Place - Mack Discant/Max Steiner/Percy Faith - cover - 5/7/21 reaching way back..., hope you enjoy my acoustic rendition of this really beautiful song... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - How Can I Be Sure? - Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati/Rascals - cover - 5/10/21 One of my favorites from way back in the day... I had to add and change a few chords from what I found online... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Rocket Man - Elton John/Bernie Taupin - cover - 5/3/21 requested by a friend... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching....
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Emile Champion - Diary - David Gates/Bread - cover - 4/26/21 hope you enjoy this.... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Nights in White Satin - Justin Hayward/The Moody Blues - cover - 4/25/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion & Jorge Cavazos - La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf - cover - 4/18/21 This was fun.... spontaneous... completely unplanned... three quick takes and a couple of bloopers in getting started... a little bit of English.... a little bit of Italian.... in a song originally written and recorded in French.... hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Feelin’ Good - Anthony Newley/Leslie Bricusse/Michael Buble - cover - 4/18/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching....
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf - cover - 4/5/21 Hope you don’t mind my little personal note included in my backstory to the song... thanks for watching.... do hope you enjoy it...
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Emile Champion - For My Lady - Ray Thomas/Moody Blues - cover - 4/4/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Poems, Prayers, & Promises - John Denver - cover - 3/31/21 From 1971... my Senior year in high school... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me - Elton John/Bernie Taupin - cover - 3/26/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching....
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Emile Champion - Good Night - John Lennon/Ringo Starr/Beatles - cover - 3/14/21 hope you enjoy my rendition of this little lullaby, composed by John Lennon, for 5-year old Julian back in the day.... thanks for watching...
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - My Sweet Lady - John Denver - cover - 3/8/21 Well, it’s hard to believe this song, and the album “Poems, Prayers, & Promises” are 50 years old... or that I’m coming up on my 50th anniversary from high school graduation.... this is from 1971... still a beautiful song... by the way, I wrote the lyrics for a third Verse this week... my rendition ends with this Verse... let me know what you think... I don’t think anyone associated with this song will mind... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
Received lots of comments & props
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Emile Champion - Find Me - David Gates - cover - 3/1/21 Big thanks to our good friend, Johnny May, for introducing me to this beautiful and emotional song from David Gates’ solo career!! hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Stairway To Heaven - Jimmy Page/Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin - cover - 2/26/21 This was a challenge... long late night... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching....
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Isn’t Life Strange - John Lodge/Moody Blues - cover - 2/21/21 From 1972.... memories of college.... hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Emile Champion - To Where You Are - Richard Marx/Linda Thompson/Josh Groban - cover - 2/12/21 Well, I guess nothing says “making it your own”... figuratively speaking... like taking a big Josh Groban song, and offering a stripped back acoustic rendition... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching... comments and requests are always welcomed and appreciated...
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Reflections Of My Life - Junior Campbell/Dean Ford/Marmalade - cover - 2/8/21
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Summertime - George Gershwin/DuBose Heyward - cover - 2/5/21 This goes back a few years, to 1934... by George Gershwin, and an opera based upon the novel “Porgy and Bess”.... but I found a video yesterday by Willie Nelson... and I read that Janis Joplin covered it with the guys from Big Brother and the Holding Company.... so I guess it’s not too “old”.... besides, it’s a nice song... I don’t have the piano, harmonica, or Willie’s style of guitar playing... but, hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching....
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry & The Pacemakers - cover - 2/3/21 It’s been one month since the passing of Gerry Marsden... one of my longtime favorites is “Ferry Cross The Mersey”.... this is another favorite... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching....
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Lost Without Your Love - David Gates & Bread - cover - 1/29/21 One more from David Gates & Bread.... from late-1976.... hope you enjoy it... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Emile Champion - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Elton John/Bernie Taupin - cover - 1/27/21 hope you enjoy this... thanks for watching...
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Emile Champion - Guitar
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Spring, Texas
Followers 108   
Views 913,978   
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Location Spring, Texas
Instruments Guitar, Vocals
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