The B List: Searching For Deep Cover

2. Late guitarist Michael Hedges was known for his unorthodox style and the wacky covers he’d insert into his live set. Hedges does a nice job with Neneh Cherry’s Buffalo Stance in this clip from The Bottom Line in 1990…

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3. When Rich Robinson headed out on a solo tour in 2004 he treated his fans to a cover of the Holland/Dozier/Holland classic Don’t Do It. After the Black Crowes reunited a year later they added the tune to their repertoire. The Crowes’ version sounds more like The Band’s cover than the Marvin Gaye original and we found a video of Don’t Do It that starts off crappy but gets much better…

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4. Approximately five years ago, indie-jammers moe. set off on a winter tour that found them playing some of the best music of their careers. Luckily, the band allowed fans to videotape shows on this tour so killer footage exists of many gigs. For the Nashville stop on February 2, moe. busted out a cover of Neil Young’s Tonight’s The Night that was captured by a fan…

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5. Folky singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson’s been making quite a name for himself with his passionate performances across the country. Often during his shows, Matt will lead the audience in a singalong to classic covers including Romeo and Juliet, Jessie’s Girl and Don’t Stop Believin’. You’ll notice most of the people in the audience at Matt’s shows are women, so here’s a song about something he should have no problem getting…

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  • Previously on HT: Digging Deep Parts 1, 2, 3, and Bluegrass

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