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Live Covers A to Z


These are songs that the Jayhawks have covered over the years in concert. This list was compiled from setlists and live recordings. It is not complete by any means. A great help in compiling this list was David's Baltimore Sun website (now absent)...thanks! Any additional information is welcome.

Listings are in the following order: Song title - songwriter (artist- album that originally recorded the song or the most famous version, plus other noteworthy recordings of the song) > years the Jayhawks covered the song [additional notes]

A
All By Myself - Eric Carmen (Eric Carmen- Eric Carmen ) >2001
Almost Cut My Hair - David Crosby (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young- Deja Vu ) > early '90s

B
Bad Time - Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad- All The Girls In The World Beware ) >1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Big White Cloud - John Cale (John Cale- Vintage Violence ) >2001
Break My Mind - John D. Loudermilk (Hank Snow- Singing Ranger , Flying Burrito Brothers- Honky Tonk Heaven ) >2001

C
Can't Get It Out Of My Head - Jeff Lynne (Electric Light Orchestra- Eldorado ) >2001
Century Plant - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]
Cool Cool Water - Traditional Western folk song >1993
Crazy Mary - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]

D
Deportee - Woody Guthrie/Martin Hoffman (Woody Guthrie) >1985
Different Drum - Mike Nesmith (Linda Rondstadt (with The Stone Poneys)- Greatest Hits ) > 2003
Don't Make Promises - Tim Hardin
Down In The Flood - Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan- Bob Dylan's Greatist Hits Vol. 2 ) >1995
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man - Roger McGuinn/Gram Parsons (Byrds- Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde , Gram Parsons & The Fallen Angels- Live, 1973 ) >1995, 1997, 2000

E
Expecting To Fly - Neil Young (Buffalo Springfield- Buffalo Springfield Again ) >1998

F
From Here To Eternity - Peter Perrett (The Only Ones- Special View ) >1998 [Marc vocal]
Frying Pan - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]

G
Goodtime Charlie's Got The Blues
- Danny O'Keefe (Danny O'Keefe- O'Keefe, Charlie Rich) >2001

H
Honky Tonk Blues - Hank Williams (Hank Williams) >1985
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - Bob Russell/Robert Scott (The Hollies- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother ) > 2004 [Tim vocal]

I
I Am The Cosmos - Chris Bell (Chris Bell- I Am The Cosmos ) >1997, 1998, 2003
I Can't Make It Alone - Carol King/Gerry Goffin (Rightous Brothers, Dusty Springfield- Dusty In Memphis ) >1991
If You Really Want Me To (I'll Go) - Delbert McClinton (Rondells, Waylon Jennings, Doug Sahm) >1985
If I Needed You - Townes Van Zandt (Townes Van Zandt- Late Great Townes Van Zandt , Doc and Merle Watson- Then And Now , Emmylou Harris- Cimarron ) > 2000
I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) - Gabbard/Price (Ray Price, George Jones, Willie Nelson) >1990 [also done by Golden Smog >1994]
Imagine - John Lennon (John Lennon- Imagine) > 2003
Image Of Me - Howard (Sir Douglas Quintet, Flying Burrito Brothers)
I'm Down To My Last Cigarette - Harlan Howard/Billy Walker (Billy Walker, k.d.lang- Shadowland ) >1995, 1998 [Karen vocal, b-side Bad Time single]
I'm Not In Love - Gouldman/Stewart (10cc- The Original Soundtrack ) > 2003
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams (Hank Williams) >1985
I'm Your Puppet - Spooner Oldham/Dan Penn (James and Bobby Purify- Best Of James Purify , Dan Penn- Do Right Man ) >1995
Isn't It A Pity - George Harrison (George Harrison- All Things Must Pass ) > 2001
I Still Miss Someone - Johnny Cash (Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons' International Submarine Band- Safe At Home ) >1994
I Was A Rover - (Kentucky Colonels)

K
King Of Hearts - Lucinda Williams (Lucinda Williams- Happy Woman Blues ) >1998 [Karen vocals]

L
Last Cigarette - see I'm Down To My Last Cigarette
Lights - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Happy Come Home , Various- Sweet Relief )
Life's Little Ups and Downs - Margaret Ann Rich (Charlie Rich- The Fabulous Charlie Rich ) >2000, 2001, 2003 [Tim vocal]
Long, Long Time - Gary White (Linda Ronstadt- Silk Purse ) >1998
Lost My Driving Wheel - David Wiffen (Roger McGuinn- Roger McGuinn ) >1997, 2000, 2001, 2002 [Tim vocal]
Love Hurts - Boudleaux Bryant (Everly Brothers- Date With The Everly Brothers , Nazareth- Hair Of The Dog , Gram Parsons- Grievous Angel ) >1994, 1995, 2001

M
My Baby Came Back - Ira Louvin/Charlie Louvin (The Louvin Brothers)

N
Nature's Way - Randy California (Spirit- The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus , Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]

O
Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry (Bobbie Gentry- Ode To Billie Joe ) >1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004 [Karen vocal]
Out On The Side - Gene Clark (Dillard & Clark- The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark ) >1997, 1998

P
Playboys And Playgirls - Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan/Pete Seeger- Newport Folk Festival ) >1985

Q

R
Reason To Believe - Tim Hardin (Tim Hardin- Tim Hardin 1 , Rod Stewart- Every Picture Tells A Story ) >1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002
Revolution Blues - Neil Young (Neil Young- On The Beach ) >1997, 1998, 2000 [Kraig vocal]
Rhinestone Cowboy - Weiss (Glen Campbell- Rhinestone Cowboy ) >1995
Riverboat Gambler - traditional? >1994

S
Sad Peter Pan - Vic Chesnutt (Vic Chesnut- Is The Actor Happy? ) >2000 [w/Vic Chesnutt]
Sedan Delivery - Neil Young (Neil Young- Rust Never Sleeps ) >2000, 2001 [Kraig vocal]
Seven Days - Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan, Ron Wood- Gimme Some Neck ) >1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Sing Me Back Home - Merle Haggard (Merle Haggard- Sing Me Back Home , Flying Burrito Brothers)
Some Other Time ('X' Song) - John Doe/Exene Cervenka (X- Beyond & Back: The X Anthology ) >1998 [Karen vocal]
Summer Of Drugs - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Swing The Statue ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]
Sunny Side Of The Street - Jem Finer/Shane MacGowan (The Pogues- Hell's Ditch ) >1997
Sunshine Country - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]
Superstar - Bramlett/Russell (The Carpenters-The Carpenters) >2001

T
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You - Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan- Nashville Skyline ) >1995 [w/Chris Robinson vocals]

U
Up Above My Head - Traditional gospel song (Sister Rosetta Tharpe- Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 1946-1947 ) >1985, 1990, 1993

V

W
Walkin' In The Sun - J. Barry (Rufus & Chaka Khan- Rags To Rufus , Percy Sledge, Glen Campbell) > 2002 [Tim vocal]
When We Sing Together - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]
Whole Wide World - Wreckless Eric (Wreckless Eric- Wreckless Eric ) >1998
Who Were You Thinking Of - Glasser/Gauvin/Peltier (Doug Sahm/Sir Douglas Quintet) >1995, 1997 [w/Wilco]
Winterlong - Neil Young (Neil Young- Decade ) >2000, 2001 [Kraig vocal]

X
'X' Song - see Some Other Time

Y
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere - Bob Dylan (Bob Dylan- Basement Tapes , Byrds- Sweetheart Of The Rodeo ) >1995, 2003 [Marc vocal]
You And Your Sister - Chris Bell ( Chris Bell- I Am The Cosmos ) >1997, 1998 [Tim vocal]
You Don't Miss Your Water - William Bell (William Bell-The Soul Of A Bell, Byrds-Sweetheart Of The Rodeo) >1995, 1997, 1998,1999, 2000
You're Learning - Ira Louvin/Charles Louvin (The Louvin Brothers) >early '90s
You R Loved - Victoria Williams (Victoria Williams- Loose ) >1995 [w/Victoria Williams]

Z

Thanks to Steve Cohen and Ben Skurdahl for the additional help....

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