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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.

Butch Walker, “21+” from Afraid of Ghosts (2015): One Track Mind

You might expect a rootsy track called “21+” to focus on hell raising in a fictional saloon. Butch Walker does something different.

Half Notes: Ryan Adams and the Cardinals – Follow the Lights (2007)

Ryan Adams followed up a fantastic 2007 Easy Tiger album with Follow the Lights — a seven-song EP featuring two brand-new songs seen on ABC television show “October Road.” The rest were live-in-studio alternate versions of previously recorded songs, aside from his cover of Alice in Chains’ “Down In A Hole,” which had been a concert staple on his mostRead More

Half Notes: Ryan Adams – Easy Tiger (2007)

by Tom Johnson Ryan Adams regained the focus he had with 2000’s Heartbreaker and 2001’s Gold, turning out one of the strongest sets of music of his career here. What came through, even after a few spins, what grabbed me, was that behind the usual country tinges was a little swagger found in soul and R&B that I hadn’t reallyRead More

9/11 Special: Ryan Adams, "My Blue Manhattan" (2004)

by Tom Johnson I find myself torn today between commemorating the anniversary of a horrific attack and giving in to my cynical side. The cynical side is winning.

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