For the Covers CD
Dirty Old Town Ted Leo & The Pharmacists
Always On My Mind Pet Shop Boys
Smooth Criminal Alien Ant Farm
Regret The Get Up Kids
Shadowplay The Killers
Mad World Michael Andrews & Gary Jules
The Ghost in You Counting Crows
Bizzare Love Triange Frente!
Can’t Get You Out of My Head (KEXP Version) The Flaming Lips
The Freshman Mustard Plug
California Über Alles The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy
Don’t Think Twice Mike Ness
The Gambler Mike Doughty
Wave of Mutilation (with Ben Kweller) Rhett Miller
Human Behavior The Decemberists
Such Great Heights Iron & Wine
God Only Knows Joss Stone
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps Cake
She Don’t Use Jelly Ben Folds Five
I Want You to Want Me Letters To Cleo
The Boys of Summer The Ataris
Let’s Get It On (High Fidelity Soundtrack) Jack Black
For shits and giggles, I classified it as “Gospel and Religious’ on the CDDB.
The Love CD
To be listed on a later date.
Nice to have a list, since I don’t have the actual CD. 🙂
I must suggest:
“Gin & Juice” The Gourds
“Thunder Road” Counting Crows
“Do Re Me” Ani DiFranco
“Bitches ain’t Shit” Ben Folds
“In Between Days” Ben Folds
“Tangerine” Big Head Todd and the Monsters
“I Fought the Law” The Clash
“Sweet Emotion” REM
“Landslide” Dixie Chicks
“When I Paint my Masterpiece” Grateful Dead
“Physical (You’re So)” Nine Inch Nails
“Street Fighting Man” The Ramones
“Ring of Fire” Social Distortion
Not to discount your list (I actually bought several songs on iTunes after reading it); just some additional suggestions.
“Sympathy For the Devil” Guns ‘n Roses
This list does not have enough Johnny Cash.
Hurt, One, Sunday Morning Comin Down, I’ve Been Everywhere, etc, etc.
He made a lot of covers because he liked good songs and he didn’t care if he didn’t write them. A good song was a good song to the Man in Black.