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Lunch Hour Special (10/6/16)

John Simon | Posted almost 2 years ago.


"Alternate Universe: Versions of Songs You Know By Other Artists"

Hello It's Me - The Nazz (Todd Rundgren's first band recorded this song two years before his hit version)

Sweet Caroline - Bobby Womack (released as a single a year after Neil Diamond's big hit version)

Green-Eyed Lady - Black Sabbath (their first single in the UK: a note-for-note copy of the Crow version)

Angel From Montgomery - Susan Tedeschi (sublime version of the John Prine tune)

Born On The Bayou - Los Lonely Boys (2016: from the "Quiero Creedence" CD)

Johnny Too Bad - Steve Earle & The V-Roys (cool cover of The Slickers' classic)

Stand By Me - John Lennon (charting version of the Ben E. King classic)

Tired Of Waiting - Green Day (faithful '90s cover of the Kinks' classic)

What's Going On - El Chicano (cool latin instrumental take on the Marvin Gaye tune)

In The Midnight Hour - Cross Country (wispy '70s cover of the Wilson Pickett hit)

White Bird - Sam Bush (Bluegrass twist on a Bay Area rock classic)

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