The Ledge, Episode 32: Covers (Again)

A few days ago, I heard The Jam's version of The Who's "So Sad About Us" on XM's Underground Garage and decided on the spot that the time was right for another covers show. So here's a super-sized episode (almost 2 hours!) of revved-up faves. As usual, you can download this on iTunes, or directly here. will also stream it this Friday at 8 pm central time.

1. The Jam, "So Sad About Us" (The Who) from the Down in the Tube Station at Midnight 7"

2. The Cynics, "Last Time Around" (Del-Vettes) from Rock & Roll

3. Devil Dogs, "Burnin' Love" (Elvis Presley) from Saturday Night Fever

4. Candy Snatchers, "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" (Ramones) from Pissed Off, Ripped Off, Screwed: The First Two Years

5. Flamin' Groovies, "A Million Miles Away" (Plimsouls) from Replay: Groovies Greatest

6. The Records, "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby (Standing in the Shadows)" (Rolling Stones) from The Records/Shades In Bed split cd

7. Old 97's, "Rocks Off" (Rolling Stones) from live Mimeograph EP

8. Keith Richards/Toots & the Maytals, "Pressure Drop" (Toots & Maytals) from Run Run Rudolph single

9. The Clash, "Police and Thieves" (Junior Murvin) from s/t debut

10. Husker Du, "Eight Miles High" (Byrds) from 7"

11. The Minutemen, "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" (CCR) from 3-Way Tie (For Last)

12. The Pogues, "Maggie Mae" (Rod Stewart) from Just Look Them Straight in the Eye and Say Pogue Mahone box set

13. Shane MacGowan & Friends, "I Put a Spell On You" (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) benefit single (also includes Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Chrissy Hynde, clash's Mick Jones, Bobby Gillespie from Primal scream, Glen Matlock, etc.

14. Thee Shams, "If You Gotta Go, Go Now" (Bob Dylan) from Please Yourself

15. Minus 5, "Revolution Blues" (Neil Young) from Butcher Covered, available only at live shows

16. Condo Fucks, "This Is Where I Belong" (Kinks) from from Fuck Book (aka Yo La Tengo)

17. Gary Myrick & The Figures, "Who'll Be The Next In Line" (Kinks) from s/t debut

18. Jesus & Mary Chain, "Surfin' USA" (Beach Boys) from Barbed Wire Kisses compilation

19. The Cramps, "Tear It Up" (Little Richard) from Songs the Lord Taught Us

20. The Feelies, "She Said, She Said" (Beatles) bonus track on The Good Earth reissue

21. Son Volt, "Hello, Goodbye" (Beatles) itunes single

22. Drive-By Truckers, "People Who Died" (Jim Carroll Band) from Alabama Ass Whuppin' (Live)

23. Supersuckers, "Piss Up a Rope" (Ween) from Fan Club CD #4 

24. Nada Surf, "Bright Side" (The Soft Pack) from If I Had a Hi-fi

25. Hot Rats, "Queen Bitch" (Bowie) from Turn Ons

26. Superchunk, "In Between Days" (Cure) from The Onion A.V. Club's "Undercover" video series


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