Thursday, 5 November 2015

Version City #47 - Morrissey sings Waylon Jennings


I've long contended that Morrissey should seriously consider putting together his own 'Pin-Ups' style album. Whatever you think of his recent recorded output, there's no denying the fascinating array of cover versions he's sprinkled through his live sets over the years (I've previously touched on a few of my own favourites here). At the end of August, in California, he performed what must rank as his least likely cover yet, a one-off reading of 'Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?', written by Country legend Waylon Jennings. Extraordinary.

5 comments:

Singing Bear said...

Very unexpected and not bad. I think I saw the shirt in an episode of Space 1999.

Brian said...

I went back to that previous post of yours... the Bowie cover is especially good. The Pin-Ups idea is a good one.

charity chic said...

Stick to Bowie, Mozza!

George said...

Unlike CC I liked this cover, a lot better than his rather insipid cover of street life. Is Nothing Rhymed a that Gilbert McSullivan song? - now THAT would be an interesting album, Morrissey sings Gilbert.

Singing Bear said...

George, I think you are onto something there. Gilbert and Moz have so much in common.

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