I've been enjoying "Raising Sand," 2007's collaboration from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss so much these past few days, I decided to create a mix of the original versions of the songs covered.
That's it, really.
Rich Woman- Lil Millet & His Creoles
Killing The Blues- Rowland Salley
Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us- Sam Phillips
Polly- Dillard & Clark
Gone, Gone, Gone- The Everly Bros.
Through The Morning, Through The Night- Dillard & Clark
Please Read The Letter- Page & Plant
Trampled Rose- Tom Waits
Fortune Teller- Benny Spellman
Stick With Me Baby- The Everly Bros.
Nothin'- Townes Van Zandt
Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson- Little Milton
Your Long Journey- Doc Watson and Rosa Lee Watson
And then of course, no surprise, 79 minutes of your favorite underrated gems, as chosen by you...and me.
Apologies to those whose choices did not make the cut. Maybe Part 2.
Human- The Pretenders
Unlonely- John Prine
Alone In A Room- Marshall Crenshaw
Through The Lonely Nights-Rolling Stones
It's Up To You- Moody Blues
Save The Last Dance For Me- Nilsson
The Inner Light- The Beatles
Picking Up The Pieces- Difford & Tilbrook
Good To Me- Otis Redding
Matamoros Banks- Bruce Springsteen
Tell Me- Bob Dylan
Power Failure- Procol Harum
Did You No Wrong- Sex Pistols
Weakness- Todd Rundgren
The Same About You- Bill Cowsill
Idol- Elton John
When I Turn Off The Living Room Light- The Kinks
The Land Torments The Sea- Finn Bros.
Slow Burn- David Bowie
Black Muddy River- Grateful Dead
Have a long, safe weekend.
See ya sooner than later.