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Other Mixes By les_autres

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To Make a Change

Artist Song Buy
Joe Strummer  Redemption Song [Bob Marley]  buy on itunes
Andrew Bird & Nora O'Connor  Oh Sister [Bob Dylan]  buy on itunes
Lars Frederiksen  To Have And Have Not [Billy Bragg]  buy on itunes
the Ramones  Needles & Pins [the Searchers]  buy on itunes
Creedence Clearwater Revival  Ooby Dooby [Roy Orbison]  buy on itunes
Johnny Cash w/Fiona Apple  Father & Son [Cat Stevens]  buy on itunes
Elvis Costello  Bama Lama Bama Loo [Little Richard]  buy on itunes
Tom Waits  Somewhere ["West Side Story"]  buy on itunes
Francesco de Gregori  Non Dirle Che Non E' Cosi [Dylan]  buy on itunes
Los Lobos  What's Going On [Marvin Gaye; live]  buy on itunes
Bob Dylan  This Old Man [traditional]  buy on itunes
Rancid  Sheena Is a Punk Rocker [the Ramones]  buy on itunes
Steve Wynn  Crazy Feeling [Lou Reed; live]  buy on itunes
Neil Young  Imagine [John Lennon]  buy on itunes
Bob Dylan  Red Cadillac & a Black Moustache [Warren Smith]  buy on itunes
Blue Ash  Dusty Old Fairgrounds [Dylan]  buy on itunes
Sonic Youth  Superstar [the Carpenters]  buy on itunes
John Cale  Hallelujah [Leonard Cohen]  buy on itunes
Dwight Yoakam  Truckin' [Grateful Dead]  buy on itunes
Blind Melon  Three Is a Magic Number ["Schoolhouse Rock!"]  buy on itunes
Brian Wilson  Sweets For My Sweet [the Drifters et. al.]  buy on itunes
Green Day  My Generation [the Who]  buy on itunes
Hayseed Dixie  You Shook Me All Night Long [AC/DC]  buy on itunes

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zeke
Date: 10/2/2005
nice.
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Mixxer
Date: 10/2/2005
Looks like a cool set of covers. BTW the Carpenters were not the first to do "Superstar;" there are older versions with racier lyrics than Karen could bring herself to sing.
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sammyg123
Date: 10/2/2005
There's so much to smile about on this mix. Strummer SY and JC in particular. By the way did you stick Hayseed at the end of this mix because they're a bit rubbish?
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nola
Date: 10/2/2005
i would love a copy of this.
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joey de vivre
Date: 10/2/2005
Some interesting hand-offs here from original to cover version. I would not have thought of most of these performers
picking up these particular tunes.
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hemizen
Date: 10/3/2005
I'm not crazy about cover versions but this is a good one.
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G-Sphere
Date: 10/4/2005
Nice one.
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les_autres
Date: 10/5/2005
Wow! I have never had so many comments! Thanks for all the kind words, people! I sincerely appreciate every one of them. Perhaps I'll do a volume II (though, as always, the sequel will probably pale).

Sammyg: no, I actually I like Hayseed Dixie. they're a one-joke band, but I dig the musicianship.

Mixxer: I did not know that, though I did hear a very slinky, soulful version of Superstar at Tower the other day and was bowled away.

To all who imply a trade: I am very sorry, but my copying capacity is limited. I have a stereo unit that will not make copies of copies. Thus, to make a copy of this, I'd have to spend another 2 hours making it again by hand. This just isn't productive, and I don't have that kind of time. So I really am sorry --- I'd love to trade with some of you --- but it's not feasible.
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Erock Music
Date: 10/8/2005
As a general rule, I loathe covers, but this is altogether rather nice. Good job.

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