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Covers Performed Thus Far

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    December 12, 2011 11:26 AM PST


    Eric Andersen-Dusty Boxcar Wall


    Albert Frank Bedoe-Copper Kettle


    Chuck Berry-Thirty Days


    Bobbie Braddock and Curly Putman-He Stopped Loving Her Today


    Anne Briggs-Ride Ride


    Greg Brown-Summer Evening


    Albert E. Brumley-I'll Fly Away


    A.P. Carter-Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room

                    Gold Watch And Chain


    The Delmore Brothers-Blues Stay Away From Me


    Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin-Long Black Veil


    Jimmy Driftwood-Tennessee Stud


    Bob Dylan-Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You

                    Queen Jane Approximately(DRM)

                    I'll Be Your Baby Tonight(DRM)

                    Dear Landlord(DRM)



    Jay Farrar-Barstow


    Lefty Frizzell-Mom And Dad's Waltz


    Jesse Fuller-Monkey And The Engineer


    Woody Guthrie-This Land Is Your Land(DRM)


    Merle Haggard-That's The Way Love Goes


    John Hartford-Turn Your Radio On

                        In Tall Buildings


    Jimi Hendrix-Manic Depression


    Robyn Hitchcock-Luminous Rose


    Cisco Houston-Diamond Joe


    Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia-China Doll



    Mississippi John Hurt-Beulah Land


    Andrew Jenkins-Ben Dewberry's Final Run


    Robert Earl Keen-I'll Go On Downtown


    Jerry Leiber and Billy Edd Wheeler-Jackson


    Harry McClintlock-Big Rock Candy Mountain


    Bill Monroe-On My Way Back To The Old Home

                     True Life Blues

    Conor Oberst-Lua


    Dolly Parton-Coat Of Many Colors


    Gram Parsons-One Hundred Years From Now

                         Hickory Wind


    Tom Petty-Stop Draggin' My Heart Around


    Radiohead-Black Star


    Robbie Robertson-The Weight


    Peter Rowan-Ruby Ridge


    Paul Simon-The Sound of Silence

                     Gone At Last

                     The Boxer



    Grace Slick-White Rabbit


    Bruce Springsteen-Racing In The Street


    The Stanley Brothers-Going Back Home To Live In Green Pastures

                                   East Virginia Blues

                                   The Flood Of '57


    Traffic-Dear Mr. Fantasy


    Merle Travis-Dark As A Dungeon


    Townes Van Zandt-White Freightliner Blues

                               Snowin' On Raton

                               Pancho And Lefty



    Dwight Yoakam-Miners Prayer


    Neil Young-Tired Eyes



                    Cortez The Killer(DRM)


    Traditional-Oh Death

                    Katie Dear

                    Engine 143

                    Wind and Rain

                    Cold Rain and Snow

                    Bright Morning Stars

                    Jesus on the Mainline

                    Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor

                    Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad

                    I Had A Real Good Mother And Father





    This post was edited by Brian1964Smith at December 29, 2011 3:29 PM PST
    • 7 posts
    December 12, 2011 2:00 PM PST
    Great start, Brian - are you including DRM? I think Diamond Joe was not written by Dylan, first recorded probably by Cisco Houston in 1952 (the song with these lyrics).
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    December 12, 2011 2:16 PM PST
    After I post the other songs I've got listed at home (I'm @ work), I'll note which ones are strictly DRM.
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    December 13, 2011 8:19 AM PST
    Great job Brian!
    Is "I Had A Real Good Mother And Father" really trad?
    One of my favorites: Peter Rowan - Cold Rain and Snow
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    December 20, 2011 5:31 PM PST
    I thought Ben Dewberry was a Jimmie Rodgers song that they learned for his induction into the Hall of Fame?
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    December 20, 2011 6:59 PM PST
    According to, a traditional American music website, the song was written by a gentleman named Andrew Jenkins and recorded by Jimmie Rodgers. Any additional or contradictory information would be appreciated.
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    December 23, 2011 2:00 PM PST
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    December 23, 2011 2:23 PM PST

    John Hartford

    Turn Your Radio On



    Ruby Ridge.

    I'm not sure who the artist is on that one.


    Do the Esquires count?

    This post was edited by sponwed at December 23, 2011 2:26 PM PST
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    December 23, 2011 3:24 PM PST
    Because they're exclusively a cover band and haven't played in a wee bit (when WAS the last time they performed?), I believe they should have a separate list.
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    December 23, 2011 4:21 PM PST
    Do we have recordings of all these?
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    December 23, 2011 10:23 PM PST
    All but one or two. Some are less than stellar audience recordings though.
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    December 23, 2011 10:30 PM PST
    There's a song entitled Ruby Ridge by Peter Rowan and one by Johnny Philko. If you can send me a snippt of the lyrics, I'll let you know which one it is.
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    December 24, 2011 10:11 AM PST

    It's the Peter Rowan one.



    Got a few more...


    JJ Cale

    After Midnight

    2004-11-11 - Melbourne


    ?? - seems that Ella Fitzgerald recorded this one.

    Air Mail Special

    Dave sings


    Ralph Stanley

    Angel Band

    2002-12-06 - Dave Sings


    Robert Hazard

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    Dave Sings



    This post was edited by sponwed at December 24, 2011 12:50 PM PST
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    December 25, 2011 10:53 AM PST
    It appears that DRM comes in 2 different flavors: (A) With Ketcham Secor, Morgan Jahning, Willie Watson and Gillian. (B) With just Gillian. When I saw DRM for the first time (3/25/09 The Rio, Santa Cruz), it was just the 2 of them.
    • 45 posts
    December 29, 2011 2:49 AM PST
    breadline blues by bernard slim smith from the album moneyland (with del mccoury and others)
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    January 2, 2012 12:37 AM PST
    We're trying to lean more towards songs in which she plays a more integral part in the mix, lead or part of a trio. I purposely left off songs where she's contributed backing vocals.
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    January 2, 2012 1:09 AM PST
    think gil sings a couple of verses lead in that one tho. same goes for we're all in this thing together by willie watson where she sings the last verse (beautiful) on PHC
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    January 2, 2012 3:40 AM PST
    Which PHC is that? I don't think I have that one.
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    January 2, 2012 4:13 AM PST