The Knuckle of the Business: 2014 covers mix 2

People doing things with other people’s songs. (As always, these are best listened to in order and with zero gap between tracks.)

  1. The Mommyheads “Moisture” (Residents cover): Who knew the Residents had a New Orleans sort of thing going on?
  2. Low “I’m on Fire” (Bruce Springsteen cover)
  3. Dawn Landes “More Than This” (Roxy Music cover)
  4. JEFF the Brotherhood “Come in Alone” (My Bloody Valentine cover)
  5. Tombs “‘Heroes'” (David Bowie cover)
  6. Sugar “Dum Dum Boys” (Iggy Pop cover)
  7. Beck “Wah-Wah” (George Harrison cover)
  8. Tony Rivers and the Castaways “Girl Don’t Tell Me” (Beach Boys cover): You’re probably thinking, yep, sounds like a Beach Boys song. But if you don’t know the original, you wouldn’t know that the Beach Boys’ version sounds like a Beatles cover…
  9. Preoccupied Pipers “Smothered in Hugs” (Guided by Voices cover)
  10. Telekinesis “Strange Powers” (Magnetic Fields cover)
  11. Tashaki Miyaki “The Beautiful Ones” (Prince cover)
  12. +4dB “Rook” (XTC cover)
  13. Robyn Hitchcock “The Ghost in You” (Psychedelic Furs cover)
  14. Lydia Loveless “The Killing Moon” (Echo & the Bunnymen cover)
  15. Elvis Costello “Beginning to See the Light” (Velvet Underground cover)
  16. 16 Horsepower “Bad Moon Risin'” (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
  17. Go Home Productions (Mark Vidler) “My Paperback Sharona” (Beatles/The Knack mashup/cover)
  18. Robin Zander & Rick Nielsen “Jet” (Paul McCartney & Wings cover)
  19. Wilco “Any Major Dude Will Tell You” (Steely Dan cover)
  20. Ryan Adams “Wharf Rat” (Grateful Dead cover)
  21. Amy Anelle & the Shishi Valley Boys “Friends” (Led Zeppelin cover)
  22. Peter Gabriel “Listening Wind” (Talking Heads cover)
  23. Big Daddy “Once in a Lifetime” (Talking Heads cover)
  24. My Darling Clementine “It’s All Too Much” (Beatles cover)
  25. Temples “Waterloo Sunset” (Kinks cover)

The knucklebone’s linked to the fingerbone…

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