This past Saturday Night was our once a year feature “Cover Songs”. And boy did we find some. A couple of the more unusual requests were songs by bands we normally would never play on a Classic Rock station.

However they were mass appeal songs when they were originally released. But it was still cool to step a little bit out of the box. The first was an instrumental originally released in the 60’s by the Chantays, the song Pipeline was a huge surfer song, and a big hit. The version we played was by Anthrax. An obviously harder and darker version. We also played a request by Simon and Garfunkel that also came out in the 60’s from the movie Mrs. Robinson, we played “The Sound of Silence”, by Disturbed. A very dark but cool version of a 60’s pop song.

Some of the other interesting covers were Grateful Dead covering Traffic with “Dear Mr. Fantasy”, as well as UFO covering ZZ Top with ‘Just Got Paid Today”. I could go on, but you can see for yourself what we played. It’s always a fun and interesting show as even the Superstar bands do covers. Next Saturday join us as we feature Yes on All Request Saturday Night.

Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower
Janis Joplin - Me and Bobby McGee
Great White - Once Bitten Twice Shy
Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion
Metallica - Turn The Page
Judas Priest - The Green Manalishi
Vanilla Fudge - You Keep Me Hanging on
Santana - She’s Not There
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Midnight Special

ZZ Top - Brown Sugar
Dokken - From The Beginning
Steely Dan - Dr. Wu
Queen - Now I’m Here
Vinyl Cut Jeff Beck - Morning Dew
Grand Funk - Gimme Shelter
Led Zeppelin - Thank You
Grateful Dead - Dear Mr. Fantasy

Blue Oyster Cult - Kick Out The Jams
Stevie Ray Vaughan - Taxman
Scorpions - Send Me An Angel
Frijid Pink - House of The Rising Sun
Van Morrison - Into The Mystic
Anthrax - Pipeline
Alice Cooper - East Side Story
Molly Hatchet - Dreams
UFO - Just Got Paid
Thin Lizzy - Rosalie
Disturbed - The Sound of Silence

Long Song at 10 Chicago - I’m A Man
Uriah Heep - Hold Your Head Up
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Southern Cross
Rockets - Oh Well
Deep Purple - Kentucky Woman
Cars - Candy-O
Rare Earth - Tobacco Road
Elton John - Pinball Wizard
Rush - Entre Nous
Led Zeppelin - How Many More Times
Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

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Live at 11 Deep Purple - Space Truckin’
Pat Travers - Crash and Burn
Three Dog Night - Never Been to Spain
Ted Nugent - Fred Bear
Bob Seger - UMC
Zombies - Time of The Season
Beatles - Good Night


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