“Teach Your Children” – Crosby, Stills Nash & Young64. “Gentle Arms of Eden” – Dave Carter76. 1. Nice work. Case in point: the title track of 2002's My Ride's Here. ;D haha 🙂. “Man of Constant Sorrow” – Ralph Stanley (Trad)81. What about Shake Sugaree? “Ramblin’ Boy” – Tom Paxton33. It’s a nice website – well worth checking out. The high-pitched falsetto in the chorus of Gnarls Barkley's version is replaced by LaMontagne's more inquisitive turn; here, it sounds much more like he's seriously wondering if he is crazy. Definition: Folk Rock is most simply defined as "folk" style songs backed with "rock" instruments. For the project’s tenth year, though, he pulled a twist, covering not one song but three – and not entirely new songs either. Viktor Markovic. His brand of literary cynicism is something that few have come close to matching. Do you know if they make any plugins to safeguard against hackers? “This Land Is Your Land” – Woody Guthrie2. “Desolation Row” – Bob Dylan92. March 2, 2012. PopMatters have been informed by our current technology provider that we have until December to move off their service. R&B and soul songs have often been covered by rock and pop acts. I’ll be back on 22 October. Not much chance at this stage that the Saints are going to be in Grand Final contention for the foreseeable future. If you enjoyed listening to this one, maybe you will like: 1. There's even a compilation disc of 'Swinging Mademoiselles' doing covers of American songs. a person’s attention? “Old Man” – Neil Young84. Stary Olsa are a Belarusian band with a historical twist: they play medieval-style folk music exclusively on period-appropriate instruments. WordPress.org users have plug ins. Yes certainly and there are of course his covers that he had made his own with his magical emotive voice, like Send my Love to Maria, Tears of Rage, the Jokers are Wild, his collaborations with Carla Olsen, The Drifter, Don’t it make you want to go Home Boy, and with the Gosdin Brothers and Dillard and Clarke, the many artists who have covered him along with these other creations, The Virgin, White Light and the various genres his music opened up. At the end of every year, Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche covers one of the past 12 month’s biggest hits. Though technically not a "cover", that track nonetheless demonstrates the malleability of a song once it has been released. The results are below. suppose you added a little content? I mean, I don’t want to tell you how to run your blog, however what if you added a post title that grabbed Phillip – sounds like you are a GC aficionado. Bonnie Raitt's 1991 soft-rock single was no doubt a product of its time, and as a result it now sounds more than a little bit faded. “Pancho and Lefty” – Townes Van Zandt83. Between The Bars 8. All rights reserved.PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated. “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” – Gordon Lightfoot, 21. “500 Miles” – Peter, Paul and Mary59. Thank you, I appreciate it! The music to "My Ride's Here" wasn't as good, unfortunately; in context of the album it ended the LP musically in an anticlimactic fashion. Playing piano covers of popular songs is an excellent way to make practicing the instrument fun and enjoyable. [Post7626745] When most people look at the piano, they think of classical music written hundreds of years ago. We recommend you to check other playlists or our favorite music charts. I would think that someone like Richard would be a better person to ask than a moron like myself. Once a song is out in the open, it could very well undergo a transformation unlike the original artist ever anticipated. “City of New Orleans” – Steve Goodman4. “Sounds of Silence” – Simon & Garfunkel20. “Blue Moon of Kentucky” – Bill Monroe48. It's officially a trend: acoustic, folk, and bluegrass bands can't stop covering rap and hip-hop songs. Covering another artist's song is a fantastic way for someone to demonstrate his or her musical skill in light of another's. “Tecumseh Valley” – Townes Van Zandt66. But when John Mayer performed it in this 2007 Los Angeles concert, he took a somewhat worn (but nonetheless great) piece and put an entirely different spin on it. There’s a couple of Prine songs there – “Paradise” and “Hello In There”. For this concert, Mayer began with a brief, five-song acoustic set, putting incredible turns on his own tracks like "Neon". “Return of the Grievous Angel” – Gram Parsons96. With the population of Irish-medium schools rising steadily each year, more and more Irish children have become interested in learning and singing pop songs as Gaeilge. “Alice’s Restaurant” – Arlo Guthrie22. Recorded right after Zevon died, Springsteen transforms the song from the Eagles-esque rock of the initial recording into an accordion-backed folk piece. Drake's original version is a gorgeous folk ballad, but these Mexican proggers took the already great song and made it so that its dark echoes will ring in the brain days after hearing it. Mayer's career has had ups and downs, but in those five acoustic songs he may have been at his peak. Good to see some anti-war songs, yet the best one of all, in my opinion, Sam Stone by John Prine, was omitted. “Angel from Montgomery” – John Prine, 70. The song, while the product of an artist with a unique vision, has the capability to become something else once it is put out for everyone to hear. Required Listening: The Best Pop Songs of 2018 Rachel Epstein Associate Digital Editor Rachel Epstein is the associate editor at Marie Claire, where she covers culture, lifestyle, and politics. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. But, what about And by the way, congratulations on such an impressive demolition of Sydney, it was really great to watch a group of players so on their game. Some of the most-mentioned performers are Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Paul Simon, Pete Seeger, The Kingston Trio, Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Paxton, Joni Mitchell and John Prine. “Tam Lin” – Fairport Convention (Trad), 90. “Across The Great Divide” – Kate Wolf27. “Hallelujah” – Leonard Cohen79. We are moving to WordPress and a new host, but we really need your help to fund the move and further development. Playground Love 4. “Big Yellow Taxi” – Joni Mitchell53. “Who Knows Where The Time Goes” – Sandy Denny15. At 15 songs per CD -- equaling 120 total -- this chronicle offers a healthy sampling of popular folk music covering dozens of known and forgotten singers and bands. Watched the Grand Final on my iPad from about halfway through the first quarter. There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning … ... Dino is a Bosnian hitmaker who sometimes finds his inspiration in other people’s songs. “Road” – Nick Drake89. “Chilly Winds” – The Kingston Trio97. “John Henry” – Traditional72. William Orbit - Adagio for Strings / Barber - Adagio for Strings. By slowing the initial version's tempo down and including a slide guitar, Mayer transformed "Free Fallin'" utilizing a bluesiness that he did so brilliantly on 2006's Continuum. What about Gene Clark? “Amazing Grace” – Odetta (Trad), 50. Other attributes of Folk rock are distortion-free instruments and tight vocal harmonies. “Shady Grove” – Traditional82. Ocean took the music of "Hotel California", a classic image of American societal decay, and sung over it lyrics about the decay of American romance. "Free Fallin'" is something of a classic rock standby, which means that more artists than one could count have probably covered it. As a result, the song has taken the form of the piano-led confessional by PopMatters' top two artists of 2011: Bon Iver and Adele. The hosted stream is produced by WKSU-FM in Kent, Ohio, which also built and maintains the web site. “Little Boxes” – Malvina Reynolds46. Pop princess Meghan Trainor's hit song really kicks it up a notch in this cover by The Blueshine Brothers. I do get some spam comments, but can trash those readily. Friday May 29, 2020, 09:36 PM GMT Folk covers of synth pop songs. “Turn, Turn, Turn” – The Byrds (Pete Seeger)23. The Bedlam in Goliath is emblematic of the Mars Volta's excessiveness -- at close to an hour-and-a-half of crazed, time signature-shifting prog, the record is a wearing listen. "The bass line translated into a reggae feel effortlessly," said Wakeling told Rolling Stone. “Tom Dooley” – The Kingston Trio (Trad)13. I’m using wordpress.com which is tailor made – no plug in facility. Jupiter 4 6. “Changes” – Phil Ochs42. The set concluded with this Tom Petty cover, and Mayer's subdued performance turned the song into something quite new. “The Dutchman” – Steve Goodman29. “Christmas in the Trenches” – John McCutcheon71. The iTunes edition of the album, however, closes with this track, which serves both as a good calming down of the record's grandstanding and as a captivating cover version. “My Back Pages” – Bob Dylan77. Folk balladeer Ray LaMontagne's version of the song remains the best of the covers, having much to do with the emotive power present in his re-interpretation. If you are going to Out On The Weekend, could you get let Jim Know, he is coming over for it and would appreciate the company I reckon. Marnee and I are pretty keen to go next year to the Americana Awards, if you would like to take some extra travelling companions. Folk Alley, which has over 100,000 registered listeners, recently called for votes from its faithful for the most essential folk songs of all time. “Matty Groves” – Fairport Convention (Trad)30. Legendary folk musician and songwriter Woody Guthrie wrote "This Land Is Your Land" as an answer to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America," which Guthrie felt was simplistic and unrealistic. For a Spanish Guitar, I Feel a Whole Lot Better, One in a Hundred, So You Say You Lost Your Baby, Gypsy Rider, She Don’t Care About Time and his 20 other masterpieces. In the past he’s tackled Ariana Grande, Drake, and Beyoncé (that one made our recent Best Beyoncé Covers Ever countdown). You ought to peek at Yahoo’s front page and see how they Some are by the original artists trying to impress other markets, others … “Thirsty Boots” – Eric Andersen25. However, the piano is a much more versatile instrument, and these modern covers of pop songs on piano prove it! I’m currently in Bristol on the border of Tennessee and Virginia. Admittedly, the initial recording of Nick Drake's "Things Behind the Sun" was quite stripped-down. Ranging from folk to psychedelia to piano confessional, these songs all attest to the ability of music to unite people with distinct voices. “Tangled Up In Blue” – Bob Dylan56. “Four Strong Winds” – Ian and Sylvia10. Covers by Marika Hackman, released 13 November 2020 1. I know what you’re thinking: “Do they do anachronistic modern song covers, though?” You bet your prized komuz they do! “Universal Soldier” – Buffy St Marie17. “Fountain of Sorrow” – Jackson Browne98. “The Boxer” – Simon and Garfunkel57. Some of the most-mentioned performers are Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Paul Simon, Pete Seeger, The Kingston Trio, Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Paxton, Joni Mitchell and John Prine. Don’t suppose you’d like to write an article about him for Listening Through The Lens? Anyway, besides that, when are you coming home? And enough Dylan to keep me happy. Tambourine Man” – Bob Dylan85. Kept waiting for the Swans revival but didn’t happen. At least there’s some Fairport material there…. “Ashokan Farewell” – Jay Ungar and Molly Mason91. ... Only the best for indie-folk sensation Conor Oberst, AKA Bright Eyes, who channels The Master (and makes an awful pun) on 'Road To Joy'. Pink Light 7. Sorry I couldn’t help more. “Masters of War” – Bob Dylan, 60. “Dirty Old Town” – Ewan MacColl74. Time-Life's The Folk Years is a massive survey of folk, pop-folk, and folk-rock from the 1950s and 1960s spread out over eight discs. “No Regrets” – Tom Rush49. “Early Morning Rain” – Gordon Lightfoot7. © 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. 27 pop songs you didn’t know were inspired by classical pieces. “Pastures of Plenty” – Woody Guthrie, 31. “Mr. Andy Williams' 1962 hit was reborn reggae-style by The Beat on their 1980 album, I Just Can't Stop It. That song is a corker. 3. Would feel more comfortable communicating with you. “The Crucifixion” – Phil Ochs69. But on occasion, we hear some sprouts of baroque strings and meditative guitar. Hawks were ferocious. this? “Northwest Passage” – Stan Rogers, 40. Springsteen's voice may have distinctive differences from Zevon's, but here he captures the spirit of Zevon's words as only an old friend and fellow songwriter could. Ranging from folk to psychedelia to piano confessional, these songs all attest to the ability of music to unite people with distinct voices. The following 10 songs are prime examples of tracks that not only stand as great songs in their own right, but also as powerful re-interpretations of already great tunes. The Eagles' "Hotel California", a song coming mostly from the white-dominated '70's California rock, was masterfully re-interpreted this year in the song "American Wedding" by Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean. Folk Alley went online in September 2003, offering live-streaming music twenty four hours a day. I.R.S. The most popular of these usually being in English originally and translated over to Irish. Phantom Limb 3. “Arrow” – Cheryl Wheeler78. say this blog loads a lot faster then most. “Blowin’ in the Wind” – Bob Dylan3. Could you email Rob at team@listeningthroughthelens.com and we’ll take it from there, an on-line roots music magazine, promoting alt. The lyrics captured Zevon's humor in the face of death (the song documents a rather strange run-in with Jesus and John Wayne at a Marriott hotel), a theme that would later be fully expounded upon in his final album, the 2003 masterpiece The Wind. “The Circle Game” – Joni Mitchell12. With Seu Jorge playing a free concert this Saturday at Hollywood ArtsPark, hosted by the Rhythm Foundation, it seems fitting that we examine the top ten foreign covers of English songs. “Barbara Allen” – Shirley Collins (Trad)45. “Can The Circle Be Unbroken” – Carter Family62. 49 Acoustic Covers That Rival the Originals. country, blues, bluegrass, folk, americana, rock, gospel and soul. I’m kinda paranoid about losing evgerything I’ve worked Here, on one of the first albums of Dylan covers, she makes some of his early political songs sound like they're old folk tunes and brings a frank earthiness to "Baby, I'm In the Mood for You." “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” – The Kingston Trio6. Nov 20, 2020 Web Exclusive By Samantha Small. “Paradise” – John Prine39. I have every intention of returning next year. The recording is not entirely acoustic; there are some psychedelic guitar washes that add to the dark allure of the track, but the song is predominately occupied by Cedric Bixler-Zavala's falsetto and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's fingerpicking. Gnarls Barkley's soul-laden 2006 hit "Crazy" was an instant smash upon its release, which no doubt contributed to the large number artists who chose to cover it, the Violent Femmes most notably. Prepare to go down the Franco-pop … Here are 10 of the best bluegrass covers of popular songs around. “Someday Soon” – Ian and Sylvia58. Posted on Jun 25, 2013 in Lists and Bests. Be great to have you and Marnee aboard – you will love it! These pickers have made a career out of high-speed bluegrass covers of hard rock and heavy metal songs and here take on Lemmy’s ultimate badass anthem. “Goodnight Irene” – The Weavers (Trad)16. Sorry, not that technical enough to safeguard against ‘hackers’, which is what I thought Apple and the iCloud do for me. Pop songs in the Irish language are somewhat of a recent phenomenon in Ireland. “We Shall Overcome” – Pete Seeger9. Phillip – good point. Covers flows with smooth electro-folk. Hard to fit everything in for sure. “Caledonia” – Dougie MacLean75. Acoustic Covers of Pop Songs, an album by Various Artists on Spotify. . Hi there! “Puff The Magic Dragon” – Peter, Paul and Mary24. You Never Wash Up After Yourself 2. This is an Awesome list! At the end of every year, Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche covers one of the past 12 month’s biggest hits. Powerful message, simply stated. “Eve of Destruction” – Barry McGuire, 80. “Love Is Our Cross To Bear” – John Gorka93. Thanks – its actually not our list but came out of Folk Alley. This cover actually adds a few extra instruments to that recording, but in doing so the song becomes something quite haunting. Whether being roared out in sports stadiums, to sing songs in sessions these are the most popular Irish folk songs. Soft-rock, at least on the mainstream radio, has lost the popularity it once had. Sondre Lerche Covers Three Britney Spears Songs as Folk-Pop Ballads Posted by Ray Padgett at 2:53 pm Add comments. “The Times They Are A Changing” – Bob Dylan99. Records. Hey Bill. With that said, here are our top picks for the best R&B covers of rock and pop songs. There's a longing in the song as a result of LaMontagne's slightly husky delivery as well as the key change, which shifts the tune's tone from soulful to yearning. Bruce Springsteen's moving cover for the 2004 tribute record Enjoy Every Sandwich remedies that problem. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. “Gentle On My Mind” – John Hartford44. “Bridge Over Troubled Water” – Simon & Garfunkel88. The cover's emotional nakedness is what made Vernon's breakthrough debut For Emma, Forever Ago so good, and it's equally resonant here. Great list. hard on. Good to hear of your Americana plans. “Deportee” – Woody Guthrie65. Thanks for raising! “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” – The Band (Robbie Robertson)28. “Like a Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan38. I believe what you published made a lot of sense. “House of the Rising Sun” – Doc & Richard Watson (Trad)54. “At Seventeen” – Janis Ian87. 2. Two more music festivals to go. Our contributors review music, lead music tours, host radio shows and take images. “Both Sides Now” – Joni Mitchell14. Makes me think about a JP top songs list – those three would likely be in or close to the best 10, along with “Lake Marie”? Could you send me your email address as opposed to your blog site. This is French pop star Annie Philippe covering the Supremes. While it's easy to create a basic acoustic cover of most pop songs, it's difficult to create a version unique enough to stand on its own. © Copyright Rob Dickens and Jim Jacob 2013-2020. 8. “If I Were a Carpenter” – Tim Hardin52. While some of the covers on this list are novel, this song doesn’t feel like a cover, but a well-written piano driven, acoustic pop song. Hey there would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re working with? Jan 08 2020 . The results are below. I would be happy to write an article on the outstanding achievements of Gene Clark. From Robert Wyatt and the Monkees to Whitney Houston and . “American Tune” – Paul Simon86. Earlier this month we published a list of 20 cover songs that became more famous than the originals.From Whitney Houston's version of "I Will Always Love You" to Sinead O'Connor's breathy remake of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2U," the list scanned some of the best renditions in music history. Frontman Dave Wakeling's father loved the original, and as it happened, the song was a perfect fit for the ska treatment. “Cold Missouri Waters” – James Keeleghan68. I know of a couple of lock-ins already. “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” – The Weavers55. Can you recommend a good web hosting provider at a honest price? Yeah, another great song which has become classic. Folk Alley, which has over 100,000 registered listeners, recently called for votes from its faithful for the most essential folk songs of all time. In my opinion, it would bring your website a little livelier. All rights reserved. Note: Some of these tracks are not entirely acoustic, but in the cases in which there are non-acoustic instruments, they are not the central instrument in the song. “If I Had a Hammer” – Pete Seeger5. 100 Most Essential Folk Songs Of All Time, 1. “Hello In There” – John Prine34. As you say “Sam Stone” is powerful and is up there with those two. “And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” – Eric Bogle41. “Urge For Going” – Tom Rush95. Although originally written in the 1940s, the song came to prominence in the folk-pop … Gene Clark is generally underrated I’d have to say and those songs you mentioned should be in contention. Realiti 5. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Temporary Loan 9. “Wildwood Flower” – Carter Family61. Bojangles” – Jerry Jeff Walker67. I based my picks on songs that were either (a) entirely acoustic or (b) dominated by and large by acoustic instrumentation. I mean Top 100 Most Essential Folk Songs | robdickens101 is “Canadian Railroad Trilogy” – Gordon Lightfoot32. “The Mary Ellen Carter” – Stan Rogers35. One great example is the Byrds electric cover of Bob Dylans' acoustic "Mr. Tambourine Man". Covers Sub Pop. In Undertow 10. “Diamonds and Rust” – Joan Baez19. The Folk Alley playlist is created by senior host, Jim Blum, and Folk Alley Music Director Linda Fahey and features a distinctive blend of the best of singer/songwriter, Celtic, acoustic, Americana, traditional, and world sounds. “Freight Train” – Elizabeth Cotton37. “The Water is Wide” – Traditional47. “Our Town” – Iris Dement100. I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different browsers and I must Hi. . “There But For Fortune” – Phil Ochs26. Warren Zevon will go down in the books as one of America's most underrated songwriters. Though both are brilliant covers, the best of the two is Bon Iver's. I see you have Freight train by Elizabeth Cotten . a little vanilla. Great! Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, GILLIAN WELCH - Boots No. 7. “Catch The Wind” – Donovan51. “Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound” – Tom Paxton63. “Scarborough Fair” – Martin Carthy (Trad)36. “Don’t Think Twice” – Bob Dylan18. “Streets of London” – Ralph McTell43. Given how good this is, the clear answer to that question is no. 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Embedded from www.youtube.com . Stary Olsa cover everything from Metallica to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink Floyd, and Deep Purple. Here are five of the best examples making the rounds on YouTube. Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer–songwriter, author, poet and painter who has been a major figure in popular music for more than five decades. “Last Thing On My Mind” – Tom Paxton, 11. However, despite his brilliance, it was often the case that Zevon's music couldn't match up to his lyrical prowess. Features Best Cover Songs: 25 Definitive Cover Versions You Need To Hear. While it's not as prevalent in the former genre, some R&B and soul acts are known to have borrowed songs that were originally recorded by rock and pop artists. Justin Vernon's famed falsetto is back at it again with this rendition; his gorgeous vocal adds a much needed power to the unrequited love of the song's lyrics, which were initially dampened by the genre's cheesiness. ... many of the songs on Covers remove a handful of bells and whistles from the original recording. You might add a related video or a pic or two to get readers interested about what you’ve written. Top 10 bizarre turbo-folk covers of rock and pop hits. “Pack Up Your Sorrows” – Richard and Mimi Farina73. As it turns out, unplugged covers aren't just for bad coffee houses. “Leaving on a Jet Plane” – John Denver, One glaring omission here – “Beeswing” by Richard Thompson, Good point Barry. It seems that the notion of deconstruction is quite an accurate description of a song, for now a song written in one genre can be entirely re-interpreted in another. “Hobo’s Lullaby” – Woody Guthrie94. create article titles to get viewers to open the links. 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