Aug 062010

Live Collection brings together every live cover we can find from a featured artist.

From Athens, Georgia, the Drive-By Truckers are the most Lynyrd Skynyrd-esq band around today. They don’t deny it. Heck, they even based an entire album on Skynyrd’s career trajectory (as metaphor for Southern decline). Patterson Hood leads the six-piece around the country playing seemingly more concerts than there are days in the year. With all that touring, they’ve had quite a bit of time to bust out a cover or two.

Our first Live Collection feature collects every DBT concert cover we could get our hands on (Hood’s vast solo repertoire will wait for a later date). Some are set regulars, others are one-time-only treats. Download each MP3 individually below or all together at the bottom, then report back. Did I miss any? Post a note in comments! If you include a link, I’ll add the song to the main post.

Live Collection: Drive-By Truckers

867-5309 (Tommy Tutone cover)
Adam Raised A Cain (Bruce Springsteen cover)
Ain’t Talkin’ ‘bout Love (Van Halen cover)
All These Years (Mac McAnally cover)
Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival cover)
Blue Yodel No. 4 (Jimmie Rodgers cover)
Even The Losers (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cover)
Everybody Needs Love (Eddie Hinton cover)
Fox On The Run (Manfred Mann Sweet cover)
Gimme Three Steps (Lynyrd Skynyrd cover) (medley with “Buttholeville”)
Give My Love To Rose (Johnny Cash cover)
Glad & Sorry (The Faces cover)
Hey Ya (Outkast cover)
Holland 1945 (Neutral Milk Hotel cover)
I Walk The Line (Johnny Cash cover)
I’m Eighteen (Alice Cooper cover)
I’m Your Puppet (Spooner Oldham cover w/ Kelly Hogan)
In The Air Tonight (Phil Collins cover)
Keep On Smilin’ (Wet Willie cover)
Let Me Roll It (Paul McCartney & Wings cover)
Lonely Women Make Good Lovers (Spooner Oldham cover)
Louisiana 1927 (Randy Newman cover)
Mama Bake a Pie (Daddy Kill a Chicken) (Tom T. Hall cover)
Miss You (Rolling Stones cover) (medley with “Let There Be Rock”)
Moonlight Mile (Rolling Stones cover)
People Who Died (The Jim Carroll Band cover)
Play It All Night Long (Warren Zevon cover)
Rebels (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cover)
Respect Yourself (The Staple Singers cover)
Rockin’ In The Free World (Neil Young cover)
(Sittin’ On) The Dock of a Bay (Otis Redding cover)
State Trooper (Bruce Springsteen cover)
Strutter (KISS cover)
The Range War (Todd Rundgren cover)
These Arms of Mine (Otis Redding cover)
Troglodyte (Jimmy Castor cover)
We Will Rock You (Queen cover)
When I Ran Off And Left Her (Vic Chesnutt cover)


Check out more Drive-By Truckers at their website or MySpace.

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  7 Responses to “Live Collection: Drive-By Truckers”

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  1. WHOA this is awesome!

  2. Amazing!!! One thing though, “Fox on the Run” is a Sweet song. Thanks for this

  3. Thanks for the correction!

  4. Actually, while Fox On The Run is a Sweet song, that isn’t it. It appears to be an original DBT song.

  5. Actually, its the old George Jones song.

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