Random Pop Culture Apocalypse: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cover

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

Speaking of cowboys, this song by Hank Williams Sr. demonstrates the hit and miss but generally delightful nature of cover songs.  Here is the original:

Elvis gives the song a go:

Al Green gives it some soul:

Terry Bradshaw (?!?) exceeds very low expectations- Go Terry Go!:

Johnny Cash and Nick Cave go duet:

Plus the Master in the Art of Living Dean Martin gave it a go:

All of these versions however buried their head in their pillows to weep bitterly when they heard the genius of the bagpipe/punk rock version:

 

 

 

 

 

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6 Responses to Random Pop Culture Apocalypse: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cover

  1. Mark Dynarski says:

    No mention of Johnny Cash? He covered the song twice, the second time as a duet with Nick Cave.

  2. matthewladner says:

    An oversight! Checking youtube…

  3. matthewladner says:

    Fixed! Plus…bonus Dean Martin.

  4. Mr. Ladner, thanks ever so much for liftin’ up our most beloved Dino in this way and speakin’ such truth….”Plus the Master in the Art of Living Dean Martin gave it a go:.” Never was, never will be anyone as cool as the King of Cool…oh, to return to the days when Dino walked the earth. Know that your homage is bein’ shared this day at ilovedinomartin.

  5. matthewladner says:

    Dino-

    Thanks there pally! Dean Martin as a Master in the Art of Living seems completely self-evident.

  6. Hey pallie, likes Matthew, no problemo dude, always loves to share others who truly truly digs our Dino!

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