“Sweet Child o’ Mine” as Old-Timey Jazz? It Works Better Than You Might Think.

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Feb. 13 2014 11:14 AM

“Sweet Child o’ Mine” as Old-Timey Jazz? It Works Better Than You Might Think.

Want to hear Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child o’ Mine” played in the style of old-timey New Orleans jazz? Before you say no, give this Postmodern Jukebox cover of the classic ’80s rock song a chance. It is actually really fun, thanks in large part to the lush, powerful vocals of Miche Braden.*

Slash’s iconic guitar riff and solo are missing, but the singer’s performance more than helps to make up for it.

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Correction, Feb. 18, 2014: This post originally misspelled Miche Braden's last name.

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

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