136: The Great Cover-Up

The Great Cover-Up is our all-covers show featuring songs recorded between 1976–1995. This hour-long episode features covers by Alex Chilton (pictured), Dead Kennedys, The Specials, Game Theory, Soundgarden, Tav Falco, Fudge Tunnel, Unrest, and The B-52’s; and covers of Wilson Pickett, Television, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Prince, The Only Ones, Pink Floyd, and Hank Williams.


  1. The Fibonaccis — Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  2. Dead Kennedys — Viva Las Vegas (Elvis Presley)
  3. The Fun Boy Three with Bananarama — It Ain’t What You Do … (Ella Fitzgerald)
  4. Age Of Chance — Kiss (Prince)
  5. Soundgarden — Fopp (Ohio Players)
  6. Fudge Tunnel — Sunshine Of Your Love (Cream)
  7. Unrest — God Gave Rock & Roll To You (Argent)
  8. The Windbreakers — Glory (Television)
  9. Yo La Tengo — The Whole Of The Law (The Only Ones)
  10. Game Theory — You Can’t Have Me (Big Star)
  11. Alex Chilton — B-A-B-Y (Carla Thomas)
  12. The Jam — In The Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett)
  13. The B-52’s — Downtown (Petula Clark)
  14. Red Hot Chili Peppers — Why Don’t You Love Me? (Hank Williams)
  15. Tav Falco’s Panther Burns — Bourgeois Blues (Leadbelly)
  16. The Fall — Mr. Pharmacist (The Other Half)
  17. Love And Rockets — Lucifer Sam (Pink Floyd)
  18. The Specials — You’re Wondering Now (The Skatalites)