You guys have got to checkout this site. It’s pretty cool. They have full cover albums like
Number of The Beast
Darkness on the Edge of Town
Or they feature “Five Good Covers“. Five different covers of one song. Songs like Seven Nation Army, Your Song, Don’t Fear the Reaper, Karma Police
You can download live sets of covers by the Pixies, the Decemberists, Cowboy Junkies.
They have In The Spotlight where they feature the covers by individual artists like Neil Young, The Pixies, My Morning Jacket and LCD Soundsystem.
The beautiful thing is you can download much of what is there if you want to.
Well, that was fun. A whole night of songs about people. Some people made a sub them of songs about a specific group of people and some just played some of their favorite people songs. here is the list of songs that we heard. Thanks to all those that came.
You can click on the individual videos below or I have made a playlist for youtube that can be found here.
Ghost of Tom Joad – Bruce Springsteen
Mr Cab Driver – Lenny Kravitz
Ziggy Stardust – David Bowie
Magdelana – A Perfect Circle
Waiting on a Friend – Rolling Stones
Rock Me Amadeus – Falco
Make Believe– The Pixies
I Heard Ramona Sing – Frank Black
Molly – Datarock
Brian Eno – MGMT
Queen of Dreams – Strawbs
Planet Queen – T Rex
Acid Queen – The Who
Mississippi Queen – Mountain
White Queen – Queen
God Save the Queen – Queen
So Long Marianne – Leonard Cohen
Soldier Jane – Beck
Sour Girl – Stone Temple Pilots
Little Acorns – White Stripes
Bukowski – Modest Mouse
Marilyn – Dan Bern
Sacrifice – Robbie Robertson
Unexpected Rain – Melissa Etheridge
Hurricane – Bob Dylan
Louise – Bonnie Raitt
Honey Baby – Damien Jurado (not honey baby, but Ohio)
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
Weeping Widow – April Wine
Mr and Mrs Untrue – Candi Staton
Stack o Lee Blues – Mississippi John Hurt
Pretty Boy Floyd – Bob Dylan (original by Woody Guthrie)
Nebraska – Bruce Spingsteen
The Drifter – Green on Red
Revolution Blues – Neil Young
Thanks for listening.