Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor make you swoon with a Ron Sexsmith tune while Joe Pug closes the bar with an original song
Guided By Voices' main man Robert Pollard gives us some orchestral lamenting while Bobby Bare Jr. backs him up both on both guitar and with a song on the B-side
Stone cold honky tonk! Dale Watson cranks out an original drinkin' song while JP Harris has a go at a Merle Haggard classic
Deer Tick goes all out on a Pogues classic while The Yawpers bang out a never-before released instant anthem
Banditos cover their Austin BFFs the Bad Lovers, while the Bad Lovers cover a favorite from Banditos' Bloodshot debut album
Elizabeth Cook throws down on the Dead Kennedys' "Too Drunk To Fuck" and Al Scorch pulls off a truly awesome version of Black Flag's "Six Pack"
Savage Kings returns to the Savages' heyday of their debut & Dig Yourself sound of an all-nite blowout that you will pay severely for the next morning....
Barrence Whitfield & the Savages reinterpret Captain Beefheart’s “Zig Zag Wanderer” and Chronics cover 13th Floor Elevators' “I’ve Got Levitation." Both songs mixed by Afghan Whigs' John Curley.
Lydia Loveless takes the pop classic "I Would Die 4 U" for a spin while Cory Branan slows it down with his take on the 1986 weirdo swan song "Under the Cherry Moon."
The secret weapon behind many recordings by Nora O'Connor, Justin Roberts, Kelly Hogan and Robbie Fulks steps to the front of the stage.
Andrew Bird covers Robbie Fulks's "I'll Trade You Money For Wine" (with Nora O'Connor) and Robbie Fulks returns the favor with a cover of Bird's 2001 song "Core and Rind" on the B-side. Limited edition 7" vinyl single.
Side A is "Mile High" a non album track of Lydia's own concoction.
Side B is a Ke$ha song that LL loves. We didn't even recognize it at first – just figured it was another killer Lydia cut.
Jerry David DeCicca is the frontman of beloved Columbus, Ohio folk-rock band The Black Swans. This is his debut solo album which features guest appearances by Will Oldham (Bonnie 'Prince' Billy), Kelley Deal (The Breeders), Spooner Oldham, and more.
These "bests" span the spectrum of Jon's term of service with us. There's all out punk, ballads, country, folk-punk punk-folk, and well...it's Jon. 'Nuff said.