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A LIST OF COVERS (UPDATED)

So here is a highly undefinitive and partial list of the covers I’ve played over the last 21 years. These are songs by other people that I played from beginning to end (or tried).  I didn’t include songs on which I accompanied someone at a Cabinet of Wonders. I’ll probably never make a covers record (all the most terrible puns have been used for those titles), so you can make your own. And if you’d like to add to this list, and you remember something that isn’t here, please do so either by email to me or at the Facebook site, and I’ll update this.

A Very Cellular Song – The Incredible String Band
Absolute Beginners – David Bowie
Age of Consent – New Order
A Little Bit Country, A Little Bit Rock’n’Roll – Donny and Marie Osmond
American Squirm – Nick Lowe
The Air That I Breathe – The Hollies
Annachie Gordon – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Annan Water – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Anti-Song – The Ex-Catheads
Another Age – Phil Ocks
Are You A Hypnotist?? – Flaming Lips
As You Are – Travis
Ashes to Ashes – David Bowie
Baby Let Me Follow You Down – Bob Dylan
Billy Don’t You Weep For Me – Traditional (Nic Jones)
The Bitter Withy – Traditional (Peter Bellamy)
Blame It On The Night – Kevin Coyne
The Bonny Bunch of Roses – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Boredom – Buzzcocks
Bright Phoebus – The Watersons
Bruised Orange – John Prine
The Bull – Jake Thackray
Canadee-i-o – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Caroline, Goodbye – Colin Blunstone
Changes – David Bowie
Cherry Tree Carol – Traditional
Chords of Fame – Phil Ochs
The Christian Life – The Byrds
Christmas Is Holy – Jimmy Silva
City of Sisterly Love – Jimmy Silva
Close To You – The Carpenters
Columbus, 67 – Traditional
The Commandments of Love – The Moonglows
Covered Up In Aces – Elizabeth Barraclough
Cream – Prince
Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James
Cupid’s Arrow – David Blue
The Dark and Rolling Sea – Al Stewart
Dear Landlord – Bob Dylan
Delia – Traditional (Bob Dylan)
Depression – Amazing Blondel
Don’t Think Twice – Bob Dylan
Don’t Touch Me There – The Tubes
Dreams Are Not My Home – Rosanne Cash
The End of Something – David Lewis
Edward – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Every Sunrise Is Another Sunset – David Lewis
Famous Flower of Serving Men – Traditional (Martin Carthy)
Father Christmas – The Kinks
Female Rambling Sailor – Traditional (Nic Jones)
First of May – Bee Gees
The Flandyke Shore – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Fresh As A Sweet Sunday Morning – Bert Jansch
Friends of Mine – The Zombies
Gates of Eden – Bob Dylan
Give Me Take You – Duncan Browne
God Watches – Kevin Coyne
The Golden Glove – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Grease The Wheel – Jimmy Silva
Guru – Errollyn Wallen
Hamlet – Adam MacNaughton
Handsome Cabin Boy – Traditional
Happy Christmas (War is Over) – John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Hard Times of Old England – Steeleye Span
Heart of Gold – Neil Young
Heavenly Pop Hit – The Chills
Hills of Greenmore – Steeleye Span
Hot Love – T.Rex
The Humpback Whale – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Hungry Heart – Bruce Springsteen
I Apologize – Husker Du
I Don’t Believe In Miracles – Colin Blunstone
If I Only Had A Heart – Buddy Ebsen
If You Believe In Magic – Lovin’ Spoonful
If You Don’t Want My Love – John Prine
If You Have Ghosts – Roky Erickson
I Know Where I’m Going – from the movie of the same name
I Love Me – Eddie Cantor
I’m A Believer – The Monkees (via Robert Wyatt)
I’m Going Away – Elizabeth Cotton
I’m So Tired – The Beatles
In Brooklyn – Al Stewart
Indiana Wants Me – R. Dean Taylor
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The Ronettes
Isle of France – Traditional (Nic Jones)
It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie – Steve Goodman
I Touch Myself – The Divinyls
I Try – Macy Gray
It’s Only Make Believe – Conway Twitty
It Takes A Lot To Laugh – Bob Dylan
I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash
I Wanna Be Sedated – The Ramones
I Want You To Hurt Like I Do – Randy Newman
I Was Made To Love Her – Stevie Wonder
The Garden of Jane Delawney – Trees
Jackson Cage – Bruce Springsteen
Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’Envais – Serge Gainsbourg
Jilted John – Jilted John
Joan of Arc – Leonard Cohen
John I’m Only Dancing – David Bowie
Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues – Bob Dylan
Kiss – Prince
Last Cigarette – Dramarama
Learning The Game – Buddy Holly
Let It Be Me – The Everly Brothers
Life’s A Gas – T. Rex
Like A Prayer – Madonna
Little Musgrave – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Lord Bateman – Traditional (Steve Ashley)
Lord Lovel – Traditional
Love Me – Elvis Presley
Masculine Women, Feminine Men – Merrit Brunies
Master Kilby – Traditional (Nic Jones)
The Minotaur’s Song – The Incredible String Band
Miracle Man – Elvis Costello
Mr Blue Sky – ELO
Modern Love – David Bowie
Moonage Daydream – David Bowie
Moon in June – Soft Machine
Murder of Maria Marten – Traditional (Shirley Collins)
Name of the Game – ABBA
Need I KNow – Jimmy Silva
Needle of Death – Bert Jansch
Nights on Broadway – The Bee Gees
Oh Bondage – X Ray Spex
Old Bourbon – Alun Davies
Old Rock’n’Roller – Charlie McCoy
One More Bottle of Wine – Alan Hull
Panic – The Smiths
Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
Police Dog Blues – Ry Cooder
Powderfinger – Neil Young
Pretty Boy Floyd – Woody Guthrie
Purple Rain – Prince
Rambling On – Procol Harum
Raspberry Beret – Prince
Rave On – Buddy Holly
Religious Experience – Kevin Ayers
Ring Ring – Abba
The River – Bruce Springsteen
Rock n Roll Suicide – David Bowie
Satellite of Love – Lou Reed
Seven Year Ache – Rosanne Cash
Shangri-La – The Kinks
Shallow Brown _ Traditional (Peter Bellamy)
She Belongs To Me – Bob Dylan
Sherlock Holmes – Sparks
Sigh No More, Ladies – Unknown Artist
Signed Curtain – Matching Mole
The Female Frollick – Traditional
The Singer’s Request – Traditional (Nic Jones)
Small Circle of Friends – Phil Ochs
Snow – Jesse Winchester
So Heavenly – Unknown Artist
So We Don’t Live Alone (Pour Ne Pas Vivre Seul) – Dalida
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin
Star – Stealer’s Wheel
Star of Bethlehem – Neil Young
Story Teller – Rainer
Strychnine – The Sonics
Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day – Sir Douglas Quintet
Take A Message To Mary – The Everly Brothers
Teenage Idol – Ricky Nelson
Tell It To The Raven – Jimmy Silva
Temptation Inside Your Heart – Velvet Underground
The Lady Dressed In Green – Traditional
The Price of Love – The Everly Brothers
There But For Fortune – Phil Ochs
Thirteen – Big Star
This Moment – The Incredible String Band
This Will be Our Year – The Zombies
Three Legged Man – Steve Goodman
Tonight Will Be Fine – Leonard Cohen
Transfusion – Nervous Norvis
Travelling Show – Ollie Halsall
Tristram Shandy – Traditional
Trouble – Lowell George
Trying To Get To Heaven – Bob Dylan
Two Of Us – The Beatles
Wah-Wah – George Harrison
Walk A Mile In My Shoes – Joe South
Wall of Death – Richard Thompson
The Wanton Seed – Traditional (Nic Jones)
The War Is Over – Phil Ochs
Waterloo – ABBA
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
Waters of March – Jobim & Elis Regina
What Am I Gonna Do With You? – Skeeter Davis
When I Was A Baby – The Donner Party
When I Write The Book – Nick Lowe
When Johnny Strikes Up The Band – Warren Zevon
Whole Wide World – Wreckless Eric
Wiggle Wiggle – Bob Dylan
William and Nancy’s Parting – Traditional (Nic Jones)
William Glenn – Traditional (Nic Jones)
The Window Cleaner – George Formby
Words Words Words – Pete Seeger
Wreck On The Highway – Bruce Springsteen
You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
Ziggy Stardust – David Bowie