May 072024
rachel bobbitt

Rachel Bobbitt’s excoriating examinations of pain and the human spirit, using folk and indie rock as her vehicle, have established her name. She has taken herself from Nova Scotia to Toronto to develop her craft. In addition to her material, she has brought us some notable covers, bringing her to our attention. Her latest cover take is on Arthur Russell and his “You Can Make Me Feel Bad.” Continue reading »

May 312023
best cover songs may 2023
Beck – Hands on the Wheel (Willie Nelson cover)

Willie Nelson’s giant 90th birthday concert in Los Angeles featured a whole host of covers. Some of them featured the man himself. Admittedly, that makes those not really covers, so we’ll feature a couple Willie-less Willie tunes. First up, Beck tackles Willie’s Red Headed Stranger classic “Hands on the Wheel.” (Find another cover of this song in the Best of the Rest list.) Continue reading »