Still rocking after all these years, the latest Deep Purple record, Turning to Crime, scorches the earth with stone-cold classics including “7 and 7 Is,” Shapes of Things,” and the ever-popular “Oh Well,” covering the Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac classic like it was born yesterday.
A perfect song for this Blues Rock to make their own while spending the pandemic downtown lamenting the fact that that can’t tour behind their latest full album release.
The song mas made for singer Elin Larsson to sing as she wraps her back of the barroom pipes around the song with the force of a tropical storm.
A beautiful rendition of the Bruce Springsteen message of hope.
When two of your favorite artists throw down a collaboration on one of your favorite YouTube shows and cover one of your favorite songs the results should be epically cool. And they are.
An exquisite version of the Gershwin version of “Summertime.”
Marcus King’s El Dorado is one of the best records of the year, genre be damned. Here, he lays down a terrific version of The Carpenters “Superstar.”
Charlie Starr and the boys in Blackberry Smoke really know there way around a Southern Rock cover song. Here, they slay the heck out of the classic Marshall Tucker Band road song.
Bat for Lashes, otherwise known as Natasha Khan, has gone underground for a while. But now, thankfully she is back and better than ever. Here she puts her own shadowy spin on the Don Henly classic.
The band Dirty Honey hasn’t even released a proper full-length record as yet and they are already on our radar as one of the best up and coming bands of the new decade. Here, the band covers the concert staple “Last Child” from the Aerosmith Rocks album.
It seems natural for the mighty Gregg Allman to cover a Lynyrd Skynyrd song. Here, he does more than do the song and his great brethren band justice.