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Cover Songs by Johnny Cash, Tori Amos, Ryan Adams, others: Gimme Five

Cover Songs by Johnny Cash, Tori Amos, Ryan Adams, others: Gimme Five

Call this the Sincerest Form of Flattery Vol. 1, as we begin exploring those times when artists like Johnny Cash found undiscovered qualities in a song.

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Joe Mandica, “Like You Do” from The Initiative (2015): One Track Mind

Watching “Like You Do” makes you want to boogie to the catchy beat — and hear more from Joe Mandica and his extremely gifted colleagues.

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Released this week in 1971, ‘The Yes Album’ was their big-bang moment, a project where the full scope of Yes’ genius began to take shape.

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman + Neil Young, “Little Girl Lost” from Heavy Blues (2015): One Track Mind

Randy Bachman’s new Neil Young collaboration is a scroungy groover in the tradition of Young’s garage-rattling Crazy Horse projects.

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

The Orange Peels – Begin the Begone (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Constantly resonating with each other, the Orange Peels have definitely surpassed themselves on this remarkable album.

Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson, “The Right Time” from No Pier Pressure (2015): One Track Mind

Brian Wilson’s collaboration with fellow Beach Boys alums Al Jardine and David Marks places ‘No Pier Pressure’ into a compelling new context.

That time CCR moved Booker T. and the MGs to greatness: ‘It was inspirational; it’s still inspirational’

That time CCR moved Booker T. and the MGs to greatness: ‘It was inspirational; it’s still inspirational’

We typically hear about Booker T. and the MGs’ impact on a series of later stars. But what about when the situation was reversed?

Levon Helm, “Blues So Bad” from Levon Helm + RCO All-Stars (1977): Across the Great Divide

Levon Helm, “Blues So Bad” from Levon Helm + RCO All-Stars (1977): Across the Great Divide

Left to his own devices after the dissolution of the Band, Levon Helm returned to the things that had been his strengths, his succor, and his joy.

The New Trocaderos – Frenzy in the Hips EP (2015)

The New Trocaderos – Frenzy in the Hips EP (2015)

Just when you thought rock and roll has once and for all slipped into retirement, along comes the New Trocaderos to restore the faith

Dwight Yoakam, “Second Hand Heart” (2015): One Track Mind

Dwight Yoakam, “Second Hand Heart” (2015): One Track Mind

On one level, it sounds like the Byrds. On another, Buck Owens. On another still, Gene Vincent. Keep going. At bottom, it’s uniquely Dwight Yoakam.