31 May 2012

Playlist Obscura Cover Chain Special

The entire cover chain from tonight's show, in order:

"I Will Survive," by Gloria Gaynor (Love Tracks 1978) was covered on the CAKE album "Fashion Nugget.(1996)"

"Everybody Wants To Rule The World," from the Tears for Fears album " Songs from the Big Chair (1985)", was covered on the Gloria Gaynor album “The Power Of Gloria Gaynor.(1986)"

"Ashes to Ashes," from the David Bowie album " Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) 1980", was covered by Tears for Fears on the NME charity album Ruby Trax  (1992)

"Cactus," from the Pixies album "Surfer Rosa (1988)", was covered on the David Bowie album "Heathen (2002)."

"Head On," from the The Jesus and Mary Chain album "Automatic (1989)", was covered on the Pixies album "Trompe le Monde (1991)."

"Alphabet Street," from the Prince album " Lovesexy (1988)", was covered by The Jesus and Mary Chain. As the b-side to the single “Come On" (1994)

"Honky Tonk Women,"(1969) by the The Rolling Stones, was covered on Prince’s 1993 Japanese release The Undertaker."

"Like a Rolling Stone," (1965) by Bob Dylan, was covered on the The Rolling Stones album "Stripped." (1995)

"Train of Love," from the Johnny Cash album "…Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous (1957)", was covered by Bob Dylan on "Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash. (2002)"

"Redemption Day," from the Sheryl Crow album "Sheryl Crow (1996)", was covered on the 2nd posthumous Johnny Cash album "American VI: Ain't No Grave." (2010)

"Sign Your Name," from the Terence Trent D'Arby album "Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby" (1988), was covered on the Sheryl Crow album "100 Miles From Memphis." (2010)

"Heartbreak Hotel," (1956) by Elvis Presley, was covered on the Terence Trent D'Arby album "Terence Trent D'Arby's Greatest Hits. (2002)"

"Green green grass of home,"(1966)  by Tom Jones album, was covered by Elvis Presley in 1975 on his album Today

"Lust for Life, (1977)" from the Iggy Pop album "Lust for Life", was covered on the Tom Jones album "Reload. (1999)"

"Rock Show," from the Peaches album "The Teaches of Peaches" (2000), was covered on the Iggy Pop album "Skull Ring." (2003)

"Gay Bar," from the Electric Six album "Fire" (2003), was covered by  Peaches (2003)

"Radio Ga Ga," from the Queen album "The Works" (1984), was covered on the Electric Six album "SeƱor Smoke. (2004)"

"Big Spender," from by Shirley Bassey, was covered by Queen, Live at Wembley ‘86

"Hello," from the Lionel Richie album "Can't Slow Down" (1984), was covered on the Shirley Bassey album "Get the Party Started." (2007)

"Long Long Way to Go," from the Def Leppard album "X" (2003), was covered on the Lionel Richie album "Just for You." (2004)

"Rock On," from the David Essex album "Rock On" (1973), was covered on the Def Leppard album "Yeah!." (2006)

"Will You Love Me Tomorrow" from the The Shirelles album "Tonight's the Night" (1961), was covered by David Essex

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