2006-06-27

Theme: Cross-Genre Covers

The idea was to do surf or country covers of songs from other genres. Bonus points for surf covers of country songs or vice versa. The latter were hard to find, but I did manage to play The Sadies' fairly country cover of the Shadowy Men's Algoma Reflections.

Playlist

Artist Title Album Year
Stan Jones Ghost Riders in the Sky Ghost Riders in the Sky 1948
Dick Dale Ghost Riders in the Sky King of the Surf Guitar 1963
Elvis Presley Are You Lonesome Tonight? 30 #1 Hits 1960
Atomic Mosquitos Are You Lonesome Tonight? Release The Mosquitos! 2005
Los Straitjackets My Heart Will Go On The Velvet Touch of... 1999

Son Volt Open All Night Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska 2000
Hank Williams III Atlantic City Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska 2000
Ennio Morricone Per un Pugno di Dollari (Titoli) Per un Pugno di Dollari 1964
The Bradipos IV A Fistful of Dollars Surf Session 2005

The All Nighters Ecstasy Drink the Night 2005
Johnny Cash Rusty Cage Unchained 1996
Pollo Del Mar South of the Border Surfin' SeƱorita 1999
The Sadies Algoma Reflections Better than the Average Weekend - A Tribute to Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet 2001

Chuck Berry Memphis Tennessee
The Challengers Memphis Killer Surf!
Hula Hounds White Wedding Release the Hounds 2003
The Supertones Paint It Black Cinema Surf 2004