I was inspired by a conversation we had at work about the Easy Star All Stars covers albums so I put together some covers I've got.
1. Pleasure Beach - Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
Hammond organ wonder
2. Lord Sitar - I Am The Walrus (The Beatles)
Does what it says on the tin
3. Mongo Santamaria - Green Onions (Booker T and the MGs)
More organ delights
4. Creedence Clearwater Revival - The Night Time is the Right Time (Ray Charles)
The Dude would be proud
5. King Curtis - Whole Lotta Love (Led Zep)
The amazing King Curtis on Sax, from the live album
6. John Schroeder - Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (James Brown)
The organ keeps coming back
7. Creative Source - Who Is He and What Is He To You (Bill Withers)
A classic cover of a classic song, so good the full 11 minute version is here.
8. Hot 8 Brass Band - Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)
A brilliantly fun cover!
9. D'Angelo - Get Up, Sex Machine (James Brown)
And who's that on vocals? Tom Jones what?!
10. Prince - Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
The funk is definately here, listen to that Larry Graham bass!
11. Amp Fiddler - Too High (Stevie Wonder)
From Prince's former keyboardist. Produced by Detroit master Carl Craig.
12. Lewis Taylor - Everyone Here Wants You (Jeff Buckley)
The great British Soul man covers a great song.
13. Waldeck - This Isn't Maybe (Chet Baker - This is Always)
Chilled out bass line.
14. Nostalgia 77 ft. Alice Russell - Seven Nation Army (Grant Phabao Remix)
Dub Reggae from a great collaboration
15. Jay Mitchell - Mustang Sally (Mack Rice)
You'll definately know the Wilson Pickett version. This 13 minute monster is my
all time favourite cover, what an extended bass and drums performance.Let the