Special Episode: Cover Songs


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Host Larry Groce culled together this episode of songs by some of music's greatest songwriters, performed by various artists over the years on Mountain Stage.We touch on the songs of Bob Dylan, with performances by The Band, Chris Smither, Jimmy LaFave and The Derek Trucks Band.Songs of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter are done by Catherine Russell, Joan Osborne and Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams.John Hammond, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Holly Cole give us their takes on some Tom Waits material. Amy Helm does Springsteen, Brandi Carlile does Leonard Cohen and Mary Black covers Joni Mitchell. You'll hear a touching Bruce Springsteen deep-cut interpreted by David Lindley, who also does Warren Zevon's ''Vast Indifference of Heaven.''And we couldn't have an episode like this without some songs of the Beatles, done by the likes of John Pizzarelli, Judith Owen, Curtis Stigers and The Mutual Admiration Society.Support for the Mountain Stage Podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.com

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