Technically, the archive hosts the biggest collection of covers, but they’ve got all those original tunes in there, too. I cut through the bullshit and give you the goods. One cover from several of my favorite bands with collections in the archive. Dig it.

When the Levee Breaks (Led Zep)-John Popper (of Blues Traveller)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow-Jefferson Starship

Never Tear Us Apart (INXS)-John Mayer

Gimme Some Lovin’ (Spencer Davis Group)-G Love and Special Sauce

Freddie’s Dead (Curtis Mayfield)-Fishbone

Karma Police (Radiohead)-Citizen Cope

Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Trad.)-Country Joe and the Fish

Powderfinger (Neil Young)-Cowboy Junkies

Hurdy Gurdy Man (Donovan)-Butthole Surfers

Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers)/In the Air Tonight (Phil collins)-Brian Dolzani (Acoustic). **Highly recommended!

Bron-Y-Aur Stomp (Led Zep)-Carbon Leaf

Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love (Van Halen)-Drive-By Truckers

For Today I Am A Boy (Antony & The Johnsons cover)-Carla Bozulich

Devil Went down to Georgia (Charlie Daniels Band)-Blues Traveller

Kung Fu Fighting-Camper Van Beethoven

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star-Bushwalla

Chug-a-Lug (Roger Miller cover)-Ben Kweller

Dead Flowers (Rolling Stones)-Edie Brickell

Thirteen (Big Star)-Elliot Smith

Maggie’s Farm (Bob Dylan)-Hayes Carll

Thriller (Michael Jackson)-Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie/Postal Service)

Maybe I’m Amazed (Paul McCartney)-Harvey Danger and Guitar Solo By Jon Brion

Okie From Muskogee-Hank Williams III

Fat Bottom Girls (Queen)-Hayseed Dixie

Trenchtown Rock (Bob Marley)/Garden Grove(Sublime)/ Ring The Alarm (FuShnickers)-Jack Johnson

When Doves Cry (Prince)-Ben Sollee

Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)-David Gray

Here Comes the Rain Again (Eurythmics)-Death Cab for Cutie

Dead Skunk In The Middle Of The Road-Gin Blossoms

Burnin’ Down the House (Talking Heads)-Bernie Worrell (of Funkadelic)

Tangerine (Led Zep)-Big Head Todd and the Monsters

A Message to You Rudy (Specials)-Billy Bragg

Working Class Hero (John Lennon)-Blind Melon

Float On (Modest Mouse)-Ben Lee

The Man Who Sold the World (David Bowie)-Alejandro Escovedo

Crystal Chandeliers and Burgundy  (Johnny Cash)-Josh Ritter

Handle With Care (Traveling Willburys)-Back Yard Tire Fire

California Uber Alles (Dead Kennedys)-Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. Michael Franti’s old industrial/rap group. If you’ve never heard of them, you need to check ’em out.

(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding (Elvis Costello)-Cracker

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