Monday, January 23, 2006

Cover Yourself

I love it when artists cover themselves. And I don't mean live concert performances. I mean new versions of their old hits. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. Here are a few that work -- the original and the cover:

Monday, January 16, 2006

Five Random Covers




Friday, January 13, 2006

Just A Covers Band?



I confess to being completely ignorant of The Mavericks other than knowing they're a good covers band. Maybe someday I'll explore all of their music, but for now I really like what they've done to these three classic songs by Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Hollies, and Elvis Presley:


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Saturday, January 07, 2006

Beatles Covers



Well, I made it through the holidays in one piece. Was a bit startled when I woke up on the 1st in a Mexican jail, but that's too long a story to repeat here.

Since I'm still in recovery, here's something easy -- Beatles covers. No other band has been covered as much as the Fab Four, and I love 'em all, no matter how weird and wacky. I never met a Beatles cover I didn't like.

Here's a few: