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Playlist #1: All Covers, All The Time

1. Gillian Welch “Black Star” (Radiohead) MySpace
2. Denison Witmer “It Makes No Difference” (The Band)
3. Calexico “Love Will Tear Us Apart” (Joy Division)
4. Johnny Cash “Hurt” (Nine Inch Nails)
5. Cowboy Junkies “Sweet Jane” (Velvet Underground)
6. Dar Williams “Comfortably Numb” (Pink Floyd) free
7. José Gonzalez “Heartbeats” (The Knife)
8. Jeff Buckley “Hallelujah” (Leonard Cohen)
9. Al Green “I Want To Hold Your Hand” (The Beatles) free streaming
10. Frente! “Bizarre Love Triangle” (New Order)
11. David Mead “Only Living Boy In New York” (Simon & Garfunkel)
12. The Innocence Mission “Follow Me” (John Denver)
13. Joseph Arthur “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (The Smiths) <
14. Michael Stipe feat. Chris Martin “In The Sun” (Joseph Arthur)
15. Patty Griffin “Stolen Car” (Bruce Springsteen)
16. Sun Kil Moon “Ocean Breathes Salty” (Modest Mouse)
17. TV On The Radio “Walking The Cow” (Daniel Johnston)
18. Hem “South Central Rain” (R.E.M.)
19. Iron & Wine “Such Great Heights” (The Postal Service)
20. Mindy Smith “Jolene” (Dolly Parton)
21. Pixies “Winterlong” (Neil Young) clip
22. Pearl Jam “Crazy Mary” (Victoria Williams)
23. Nada Surf “If You Leave” (OMD)

We’re really into the idea of one artist respecting another artist enough to recreate their song. A cover song can be a complete disaster (William Shatner’s “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” anyone?) or a history maker (Hendrix’s “All Along The Watchtower”). The songs above aren’t necessarily our 23 favorite covers ever, but it’s a collection of songs we love performed by artists we love.

Check out the links to free songs, or better yet, purchase them!

With love,

Nate and Kate

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