Cover Wars March Madness: Round of 16


This week’s second bout finds Jeff Tweedy’s cover of The Beatles’ I’m Only Sleeping going up against YARN’s version of Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ by Velvet Underground…

Jeff Tweedy – I’m Only Sleeping
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/tweedysleeping.mp3]
YARN – Oh! Sweet Nuthin’
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/yarnnuthin.mp3]


Matchup number three involves Built to Spill’s cover of Neil Young’s Cortez The Killer going up against the Foo Fighters’ version of Band on the Run by Paul McCartney…

Built To Spill – Cortez The Killer
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/builtcortez.mp3]
Foo Fighters – Band on The Run
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/bandfoo.mp3]


Our fourth bout finds Umphrey’s McGee covering Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’ by the Rolling Stones vs. Max Creek’s version of The Who’s Eminence Front…

Umphrey’s McGee – Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/umknock.mp3]
Max Creek – Eminence Front
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/mc.mp3]


In bout number five, Phish battles themselves as their cover of the Rolling Stones’ Sweet Virginia goes up against their cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s The Ballad of Curtis Loew…

Phish – Sweet Virginia
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/phishvirginia.mp3]
Phish – The Ballad of Curtis Loew
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/ph.mp3]


Matchup number six features Pearl Jam’s cover of Baba O’Riley by The Who squaring off against the Grateful Dead’s version of Ballad of a Thin Man by Bob Dylan…

Pearl Jam – Baba O’Riley
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/pjbaba.mp3]
Grateful Dead – Ballad Of A Thin Man
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/gdballad.mp3]


Our penultimate bout finds Give Us The Money Lebowski’s version of Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult going up against Of Montreal’s take on Bowie’s Moonage Daydream…

Give Us The Money Lebowski – Godzilla
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/gutml.mp3]
of Montreal – Moonage Daydream
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/moonageofmontreal.mp3]


Our final bout finds Perpetual Groove’s cover of the Talking Heads’ This Must Be The Place vs. Primus’ version of The Devil Went Down To Georgia by Charlie Daniels…

Perpetual Groove – This Must Be The Place
[audio:https://glidemag.wpengine.com/hiddentrack/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/pgroovenaive.mp3]
Primus – The Devil Went Down To Georgia



Here’s the rest of the March Madness schedule:

03/19 – March Madness Elite 8
03/23 – March Madness Final 4
03/30 – March Madness Finals

Voting for this round is open until Thursday at 11:59 PM (EDT).

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