What cover songs have you been working on (for your band) most recently?

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    We do Long Cool Woman. I play the solo on the recording. At 16 I could not sing it but at 67 I can. Weird.
     
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    Last cover I figured out was a medley of::

    * Take Me Out to the Ball Game
    * Centerfield
    * Baby Shark

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    But more seriously, I've been working with a folk, rock, Americana acoustic trio. It gives a little leeway to not have to do all the standard songs. I think the people who like us are more receptive to hearing something new. That said, I've noticed from gigs that we really need to be doing more upbeat and commonly known songs and space out the more obscure covers. No need for Brown Eyed Girl but our "to be learned" list at the moment includes some Janis, Kacey Musgraves, Dixie Chicks and Pink. One of the singers suggests some pretty obscure stuff -- which in general I'm OK with -- but some of them just aren't fun songs to play. They may be good from a songwriting standpoint but five minutes of slow D > C > G > G in 3/4 time is not going to cut it.
     
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    We have recently worked up the following:

    Don't Do Me Like That - Tom Petty
    Mercury Blues - Alan Jackson
    All Over The Road - Easton Corbin
    Tennessee Whiskey - More Stapleton than Jones
    Dust on the Bottle - David Lee Murphy
    Walk of Life - Dire Straits
     
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    We've added a few oldies lately...
    Ordinary World...Duran Duran
    Get Down on It...Kool & The Gang
    Keep on Rocking in the Free World...Neil Young
     
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