The homestudio is THE place for putting together a demo.

Here are some examples of now famous songs and their first incarnations as demos.
I’ve selected one per decade…

For 60s, Ellie Grennwich / Ronnettes – Be my baby

Demo

Album

For the 70s, Pink Flyod – Money

Demo

Album

For the 80s, Cindy Lopper – Girls just want to have fun

Demo

Album

For the 90s, Fiona Apple – Criminal

Demo

Album

For the 00s, Maroon 5 – She will be loved

Demo

Album

For the 10s, Lilly Wood and the Prick – Down the drain

Demo

Album

Food for thought!