Apr 012020
quarantine covers

As we all remain stuck inside, those of us with musical talent have been performing tons of live streams online. Some streams vanish into the ether as soon as they finish, but many remain archived online. And many include covers.

Last week we rounded up a batch of the best, and today we round up another. There are far too many happening to make any claims to a definitive list. These are just some that caught my ear. What other live-from-home covers have you enjoyed? Share some more recommendations for us all in the comments!

Amanda Shires – Just Be Simple (Jason Molina), Chelsea Hotel #2 (Leonard Cohen), Always on my Mind (Willie Nelson), That’s All (Genesis)

Billie Joe Armstrong – I Think We’re Alone Now (Tommy James and the Shondells cover)

Christine and the Queens – Blinding Lights (The Weeknd cover)

Dave Matthews – American Tune (Paul Simon cover)

James Blake – No Surprises (Radiohead cover)

Jim James – The Inner Light (George Harrison cover)

Joan Baez – Hello in There (John Prine cover)

Low Cut Connie – Gin in My System (Big Freedia cover)

Margo Price – Nobody Told Me (John Lennon cover)

Slothrust – Lightning Crashes (Live cover)

The Tallest Man on Earth – Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again (Bob Dylan cover)

Bonus: Many covers in Courtney Barnett and Lucius’s all-star live stream. They alone covered Wilco’s “Jesus, Etc,” Skeeter Davis’ “The End of the World,” Gerry & The Pacemakers’ “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” Leonard Cohen’s “So Long Marianne,” Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man.” And guests covered included: Sharon Van Etten covering The Velvet Underground’s “I Found a Reason,” Kevin Morby & Katie Crutchfield covering Songs: Ohia’s “Farewell Transmission,” Kurt Vile covering Courtney Barnett’s “Everybody Here Hates You” and Emily King covering Boyz II Men’s “On Bended Knee.”

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  1. Alicia Keys did a hilarious take on Flo Rida’s “My House” for the Late Show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h2BqSS5R3U

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