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Paste Magazine’s 50 Best Dylan Covers of All Time


Well, I guess it’s Bob Dylan day…
Paste magazine listed their opinion of the 50 best Bob Dylan covers of all time. Everyone from the Ramones to Sufjan Stevens to Norah Jones, and that’s just in the bottom ten of the list…

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Wilco’s Woody Guthrie Cover

Wilco covered a Woody Guthrie song, “The Jolly Banker”, and is giving it away and asking that those who download it donate $2 or more to the Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives.

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Mr. Weezer and Mr. Office cover “One of Us”

Rivers Cuomo (Weezer) and Rainn Wilson (The Office) covered Joan Osbourne’s 90’s mega-hit “One of Us.” Looks like Rainn wasn’t just acting in his recent comedy, “The Rocker.” You can view the video from Stereogum.com in our Fetched Videos.

Here’s a link to the mp3 from Stereogum.com (right click and “save link as”):
Rivers Cuomo Rainn Wilson-One of Us

The two met up to record a take on Joan Osbourne’s “One Of Us” to be premiered as part of a countdown/takeover show hosted by Jason Schwarzman on Sirius Satellite Radio’s Alt Nation station, kicking off tonight and extending into the weekend. It’s set to premiere on Sirius tomorrow, except that video of the encounter is right here.