3/7/13: Cover Song Spectacular

Everyone is starting to let the pressure of work and school to get to them. Therefore, a party is a very timely idea. Especially a costume party. This week the Fuzz Factory hosted the audio version of a costume party – the Cover Song Spectacular! The latest installment of this feature was this week. I have acquired quite a collection of them over the years and it has been 9 months since the last cover song special feature. Cover songs are so much fun to play and this feature always brings out a lot great listener requests. Therefore, I thought it was a great time for that costume party.

All week I’ve been posting about how cover songs are the audio version of the costume and a cover song show is like a costume party. Wouldn’t you agree? Where else would you run across the Eels covering Missy Elliott? Or Waylon Jennings covering Fleetwood Mac? Or LCD Soundsystem covering Harry Nilsson? Or a string quartet version of a Queens Of A Stone Age song? Nowhere but here – the Fuzz Factory! Saving rock & roll radio, one week at a time.

Here is the Cover Song Spectacular playlist. If you like what you hear – go tell somebody!

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Kids In America – The Muffs

Jean Genie – The Dandy Warhols

Get Ur Freak On – Eels

Train In Vain – The Sabrejets

I Wanna Be Your Dog – Uncle Tupelo

Gold Dust Woman – Waylon Jennings

Oh Well – Billy Gibbons & Co.

Bang A Gong (Get It On) – Ministry & Co Conspirators

Balls To The Wall – Puscifer

Eye In The Sky – Viva Voce

Lola – Rose Hill Drive

Touch Me I’m Sick – Sonic Youth *

Hey Joe – The Make-Up

Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Kendra Morris

Jump Into The Fire – LCD Soundsystem

Politician – Clutch

Tales Of Brave Ulysses – Trouble

Girl Named Sandoz – Smashing Pumpkins *

Brother Louie – Siegler *

Holy Diver – Pat Boone *

Hymn 43 – Alabama Thunderpussy *

Sick, Sick, Sick – Vitamin String Quartet

Ace Of Spades – Bratmobile *

Street Fighting Man – The Ramones *

Fever – Eggs

I Can’t Explain – David Bowie

Crazy On You – Blitzen Trapper

The Only Minority – Karate

* = listener request

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