Saturday, November 2, 2013

Radio KBwD is on the air (the covers edition)

Lou Reed passed away last Saturday. He was 71 years old.

His passing and this being the first Saturday of the month kind of makes the following a bit of a no-brainer.

Written by Reed while he was with the Velvet Underground this version of "Sweet Jane" appears on Rock'n'Roll Animal and which also contains the highly awesome guitar intro by guitarists Steve Hunter and Dick Wagner.

The song has been covered by countless artists and bands but the following has always been our favorite as it has a decidedly different vibe from what you just heard.

Off their excellent Trinity Sessions album, here's The Cowboy Junkies and their version of Reed's classic:


Anonymous said...

i had that version of sweet jane played at my wedding (during dinner)

Dean said...