Cover Songs II - Don't Feed the Artists

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Cover Songs II

Aug 18, 2023

We revisit the topic of covers, with a focus on the phenomenon of covers that become more famous then the original.

Songs We Discussed

Jimi Hendrix’s cover of Bob Dylan's "All Along The Watchtower"

Johnny Cash's 2002 cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt"

Elvis' cover of Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes"

Santana's cover of Peter Green's "Black Magic Woman"

Jeff BUckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah”

Whitney Houston's cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You"

Nirvana's cover of David Bowie's “The Man Who Sold the World”

Lenny Kravitz's cover of The Guess Who's "American Woman"

They Might Be Giants' cover of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" by The Four Lads

Darius Rucker's cover of Old Crow Medicine Show's “Wagon Wheel"

Chris Stapleton’s cover of David Allan Coe’s “Tennessee whiskey”

Aretha Franklin's cover of Otis Redding's "Respect"

The Chicks cover of Stevie Nick’s “Landslide”

What We're Listening To

Hey Rosetta! - Second Sight


Lawrence - I'm confident that I'm insecure

Olivia Rodrigo - Bad Idea Right?

Johnny Booth - Moments Elsewhere

Jon Batiste - World Music Radio

What We're Doing

Matthew and the Arrogant Sea at The Kessler in Dallas on September 1st

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