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28th Mar '17 5:22:34 AM BradOlson
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* The same with Mary Ford on the classic Les Paul and Mary Ford duets of the late 40s-early 50s, especially prominent in stuff such as How High The Moon, Mockin' Bird Hill, Vaya Con Dios among others..
19th Mar '17 10:09:09 PM Twentington
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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic for a number of his songs.

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic for a number zig-zags this, as many of his songs.backing vocals are clearly himself, while others are provided by his band.



* Music/DaYoopers has many examples. Drummer Jim [=DeCaire=] can be heard singing harmony over himself on several tracks from ''One Can Short of a Six Pack''. Jim Bellmore used the trope frequently after taking over on lead guitar/songwriting duties from Joe Potila in 1995, as he regularly sings harmony to himself. This is particularly notable on "My First Time Ever", an {{a cappella}} track which has him singing all four parts of a barbershop quartet.

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* Music/DaYoopers has many examples. Drummer Jim [=DeCaire=] can be heard singing harmony over himself on several tracks from ''One Can Short of "Da Fishin' Trip", and Lynn Coffey can be heard singing a Six Pack''. "ba bum ba bum" underneath her chorus to "Dear Mr. Governor". Jim Bellmore used the trope frequently after taking over on lead guitar/songwriting duties from Joe Potila in 1995, as he regularly sings harmony to himself. This is particularly notable himself (such as the bass harmony on "Yooper Snow Rocket", or "My First Time Ever", an {{a cappella}} track which has him singing all four parts of a barbershop quartet.
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19th Mar '17 10:05:03 PM Twentington
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* CountryMusic singer Eddie Rabbitt frequently triple-tracked his lead vocals, a technique referred to as the "Eddie Rabbitt Chorale".

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* CountryMusic singer Eddie Rabbitt frequently triple-tracked his lead vocals, a technique referred to as vocals. One source even dubbed this the "Eddie Rabbitt Chorale".
* Music/DaYoopers has many examples. Drummer Jim [=DeCaire=] can be heard singing harmony over himself on several tracks from ''One Can Short of a Six Pack''. Jim Bellmore used the trope frequently after taking over on lead guitar/songwriting duties from Joe Potila in 1995, as he regularly sings harmony to himself. This is particularly notable on "My First Time Ever", an {{a cappella}} track which has him singing all four parts of a barbershop quartet.
5th Mar '17 12:49:09 PM NWolfman
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* Vic Mizzy, who wrote the iconic theme for ''Series/TheAddamsFamily'', couldn't afford backup singers to record the song, so he triple-overdubbed his voice to simulate a trio.
26th Jan '17 6:11:55 PM Twentington
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* Music/FaithHill does this almost exclusively on her albums.
26th Jan '17 6:11:42 PM Twentington
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* CountryMusic singer Eddie Rabbitt frequently triple-tracked his lead vocals, a technique referred to as the "Eddie Rabbitt Chorale".
24th Dec '16 10:57:22 AM Twentington
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* Used in Music/{{Queen}}'s "Bring Back That Leroy Brown" (all Freddie, including the highest and lowest notes[[note]]from an Eb2 (slowed down to a C2 in the finished recording) to a G5[[/note]]), "Leaving Home Ain't Easy" (all Brian), "More of that Jazz" (all Roger) plus a lot of solo records by each. "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Somebody to Love" are a DoubleSubversion; every member of the band is singing (except John), but they copied and overdubbed those vocals so many times that in some sections there's as many as 100 ("Somebody to Love" or "Bohemian Rhapsody") layers of vocals. And all done with analog to boot!

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* Used in Music/{{Queen}}'s "Bring Back That Leroy Brown" (all Freddie, including the highest and lowest notes[[note]]from an Eb2 (slowed down to a C2 in the finished recording) to a G5[[/note]]), notes), "Leaving Home Ain't Easy" (all Brian), "More of that Jazz" (all Roger) plus a lot of solo records by each. "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Somebody to Love" are a DoubleSubversion; every member of the band is singing (except John), but they copied and overdubbed those vocals so many times that in some sections there's as many as 100 ("Somebody to Love" or "Bohemian Rhapsody") layers of vocals. And all done with analog to boot!
1st Nov '16 6:02:45 PM nombretomado
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* Bill Oddie of TheGoodies used to work into the night to replace Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor's backing vocals. He put his own vocals through a "harmonizer" so Tim and Graeme wouldn't tell the difference. Despite focusing on comedy - what a voice!!

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* Bill Oddie of TheGoodies Series/TheGoodies used to work into the night to replace Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor's backing vocals. He put his own vocals through a "harmonizer" so Tim and Graeme wouldn't tell the difference. Despite focusing on comedy - what a voice!!
12th Oct '16 2:51:02 PM AnthonyMercer
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* Music/TheyMightBeGiants do this half the time on recorded tracks, with either John Flansburgh or John Linnell doing vocals and either the same one or the other one doing backup.
26th Jun '16 3:49:22 AM gewunomox
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* Chester Bennington's voice was overdubbed twice to achieve his signature hybrid sing-screaming present on LinkinPark's first two albums.

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* Chester Bennington's voice was overdubbed twice to achieve his signature hybrid sing-screaming present on LinkinPark's Music/LinkinPark's first two albums.
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