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Video Du Jour: Jesse Malin & Bob Weir

Posted in Rock Moment with tags , , , on August 21, 2012 by 30daysout

Today is Joe Strummer’s birthday – the frontman of The Clash would have been 60 years old today. Strummer died in 2002 of an undiagnosed heart problem.

Here’s New York rocker Jesse Malin, joined by former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, for a version of The Clash’s “Death or Glory.”

Strummerville – The Joe Strummer Foundation for New Music

Jesse Malin official web site

Friday is Boss’ Day: Indie artists do Bruce

Posted in Bruce Springsteen, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on March 6, 2009 by 30daysout

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Bruce Springsteen has influence a ton of artists throughout his illustrious career. Everyone from R.E.M. to Jesse Malin has sung the Boss’s praises.  Now some cool indie artists are paying their respects by covering his songs for a new project called “Hanging Out On E Street.” We’ll feature some of these artists in the coming weeks so you can see and hear their take on Bruce’s catalog. First up….the great Juliana Hatfield with “Cover Me.”

Juliana Hatfield Official Website

Bruce Springsteen Official Website

Friday Is Boss’ Day: Bruce’s Guest Shots

Posted in Bruce Springsteen with tags , , , , , , , , on May 29, 2008 by 30daysout

Bruce Springsteen and Joe Ely, Houston 2008.  Photo courtesy of Backstreets.com

It was certainly an electrifying moment during Bruce Springsteen’s recent Houston stop: Texas music legend Joe Ely stepped up to join Bruce in a rousing version of “All Just To Get To You.”  It wasn’t the first time Springsteen performed that song – he and Ely have performed it together frequently ever since 1995, when it first appeared on Ely’s Letter To Laredo with Springsteen on backing vocals.

Bruce has popped up on a handful of other artist’s recordings, playing guitar and singing duet or background vocals, and in many cases the song is one of the better tunes on that artist’s album.  So today we take a look at some of these … with a few notes.

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