Social Distancing Cover of Foo Fighters ‘My Hero’ Will Melt Your Face
This is my cousin Bill Santoro and his pal Mike Macagnone, yhey have been doing social distancing covers since before it was a thing. Yeah, Pre-COVID or (P.C.) these guys were doing this because neither one can be bothered to get in the car and go to the other's house. Mike is doing the bass, drums and vocals and cousin Billy (Little Billy) is on lead and rhythm guitar.
You may find this hard to believe but I gave Billy his first guitar lesson and the rest is history, I'm still playing the one song I know 25 years later and he's shredding like a madman. I didn't teach Mike anything but I did hang out with him a bunch when he was a young man so whatever is wrong with him, I'm sure I'm partially responsible.
I was blessed with three little sisters so Billy was stuck with me as the big brother he never expected to have. I am so proud of him I can't see straight, he's not just a great guitarist with wonderful musical taste he's also a great husband and dad. Since we're here, I'll share more. For our next musical act, it's the same two man band with no name doing 'Faint' by Linkin Park.
I don't know the extra players on this one but I'd love to know them after seeing this performance. Mike brought in Rosanne, Mark and Marissa for a cover of No Doubt's 'Don't Speak.'
You want more? OK, I do work for a rock station after-all, should be able to pull something together for you. Here's Bill, Mike and Marissa with 'High Hopes' by Panic at the Disco.
One more for good measure, 'Take on Me' from A-ha
I'm cool with who I am but if I could live another life, I'd choose to be either a pro baseball player or a person with musical talent and if I had that musical gift, I'd choose to do these songs exactly the way these guys did them. Bravo and Brava kids and to the rest of you, share it like it's hot because it is.