Sunday, February 13, 2022

Music Monday: Under the Covers

 Music Monday:  Here are some my favorite covers of tunes:

Always on My Mind- The Pet Shop Boys: Written in 1971 by Wayne Carson, this song has been variously recorded by Elvis, Brenda Lee, Willie Nelson and my favorite version by the Pet Shop Boys:

The winner of the 1986 Oscar for Best Song and written for the movie Top Gun and sung by Berlin, here is Jessica Simpson's version:

The only song from the 1977 Fleetwood Mac album Rumors with writing credits from all five members. Here is the 2019 version by the Highwomen:

Bob Dylan wrote in 1967 and released it in 1968 and The Jimi Hendrix Experience took it to new heights the same year:

Guess Who wrote it and released it in 1970. Twenty-nine years later Lenny Kravitz won the Grammy with it for Best Male Rock Performance:

Nothing Else Matters by Metallica is a classic from its Black Album, thirty years later this cover is amazing:


  1. I was familiar with several of these covers, but one that was new to me, and absolutely blew me away, was the Miley Cyrus, Elton John, etal cover of Nothing Else Matters. Just fantastic.

  2. A wonderful playlist, Patrick. Music makes the world go around.

    Have a fabulous day.


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