Songs I’d Cover if I Had a Band

Or, “One Bitchin’ Mixtape Yet to be Made” —

  1. Boys Don’t Cry, the Cure
  2. Love Will Tear Us Apart, Joy Division
  3. Party in the USA, Miley Cyrus
  4. Don’t Fear the Reaper, Blue Oyster Cult
  5. Shaft, Isaac Hayes
  6. If You Like Pina Colada [real loose & sloppy]
  7. Want You Bad, Offspring
  8. Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis
  9. Surrender, Cheap Trick
  10. Since You’ve Been Gone, Kelly Clarkson
  11. God’s Gonna Cut You Down, Johnny Cash
  12. Incinerate, Sonic Youth
  13. It’s All Right, JJ Jackson
  14. Creep, Radiohead
  15. The Blank Generation, Richard Hell & the Voidoids
  16. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Gene Pitney
  17. Nearer My God to Thee [done in a raucous, punk/rockabilly style, a la Social Distortion]
  18. Jailer, Asa
  19. Elevation, Television
  20. Stay, Rihanna
  21. Jolene, Dolly Parton [slowed down]
  22. If I Think, Mudhoney
  23. Play Crack the Sky, Brand New
  24. Life to Go, Webb Pierce
  25. A Satisfied Mind, Porter Waggoner
  26. Whole Wide World, Wreckless Eric
  27. Dirt, the Stooges
  28. It’s Not Funny Anymore, Husker Du 

to be continued….


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