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CMT Edge Talks to Dave Schools (Widespread Panic) of Todd Snider's Hard Working Americans About Their Cover of Bottle Rockets' "Welfare Music"

CMT Edge interviewed Hard Working Americans (feat. Todd Snider, Dave Schools of Widespread Panic, and Neal Casal) about their new album, which features a spot-on cover of The Bottle Rockets' classic "Welfare Music." 

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Dave Schools says: "In the midst of all the post-grunge fluff and empty hard pop, [Bottle Rockets] were a breath of fresh air — something very American and real."

"Welfare Music" is one of many timeless American songs collected on the 2013 'Bottle Rockets/The Brooklyn Side' deluxe reissue.

HA HA TONKA COVER TOM PETTY LIVE AT BLOODSHOT HQ

The Ozark gang came by Bloodshot HQ and treated us to a spirited version of the TP classic "Learning to Fly," complete with mandolin solo, morale-filled chanting, shouting, and stomping, and Brian's spot-on Petty impression. 

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JTE does The Boss!

As part of the AV Club's Undercover series, Justin Townes Earle had his pick of 25 songs to cover—he chose Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City." Check it out:


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