Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Covers

Error FM will be broadcasting three hours of Waits covers today, Wednesday, July 2 (4-7pm ESt, 9pm-midnight BST/UK). 'The Waitsing Room II - Cruel Variations' will be made available for streaming or download tomorrow.

And Pearl Jam online focuses on PJ performances of Waits songs this month: you can find mp3 downloads of Picture in a frame, That feel, In the coliseum, Hold on and Rains on me.

The blog Cover me posted covers of every song on Mule Variations, by everyone from Phish to Ramblin' Jack Elliot.

5 comments:

Matlock said...

there are some gems in the Mule Variations covers collection. Thanks a ton!

shane said...

Agreed.

Big time Phish fan here and I never heard that Anastasio/ Byrne cover before.

Checking out all the rest right now.

Peter And said...

Don't know where else to put this:

I Saw Solomon Burke at the Roskilde Festival saturday, and he played what I suppose is a new Waits-song: "Diamonds on my mind".

It might be available out there eventually...

Linda said...

Diamonds In Your Mind, a Waits-Brennan song, is on Soloman's 2002 CD "Don't Give Up On Me". It is an awesome CD with Soloman covering Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Joe Henry, Nick Lowe, & more.. pretty sure I've heard Tom do it but can't remember where...

Peter And said...

Thanks Linda. I'll get that. Tom did with the Kronos Quartet at the at the Dalai Lama-koncert (and the ANTI-album from last year). I'ts actually "diamond" without the "s". Therefore I got no hits on google ;)