Posts tagged “covers”

Romeo and Juliet

The Killers’ awesome cover of one of my favorite Dire Straits tracks — Romeo and Juliet — is more than enough of a reason to buy Sawdust. There are 17 b-sides and otherwise unreleased covers and studio versions on this excellent collection. I grabbed it from iTunes about a month ago and have been loving

Looking Through You

I’m Looking through You – The Wallflowersfrom the I Am Sam soundtrack


I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of the soundtrack to I Am Sam! This new movie (directed by Jessie Nelson; starring Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer) will feature a bunch of Beatles covers by artists like Eddie Vedder and the Black Crowes. Eddie doing You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away?

Blue Monday

Blue Monday – Orgy Yeah, I know: This is a cover of an awesome, classic New Order song. I really like this version, too, though. I’m a sucker for covers. My favorite part of a live concert is getting to hear a band cover something.

This Is A Call

One of my favorite songs is All Along the Watchtower by Bob Dylan. I have three different versions of this song: the original, and covers by Jimi Hendrix and U2. If anyone has any other versions, by any other performers, please send them my way. Thanks.

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