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[Unconventional] Country Time Mix

Category : Mixes · No Comments · by October 22, 2014


The idea behind this mix was not to focus so much on traditional country, or even “alt.” country, artists – but rather rock artists doing country(ish) songs or country artists doing covers of rock or pop songs. In other cases I picked the songs because they seemed to me to be examples of contemporary artists using country instruments in an “unconventional” or unexpected way.

[Unconventional] Country Time Mix (2010):

  • Hit ‘em Up Style – Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Saga of the Old West – Steve Martin
  • Father’s Son – Fistful of Mercy
  • Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons
  • Can’t Find My Way Home – Alison Krauss
  • Tragedy – Peter Wolf (w/Shelby Lynne)
  • Stuff You Gotta Watch – Levon Helm
  • What You Gonna Do Leroy – Buddy & Julie Miller (w/Robert Plant)
  • Move Up – Patty Griffin
  • I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party – Rosanne Cash
  • Rocky Racoon – The Beatles
  • Country Honk – The Rolling Stones
  • Complicated Shadows – Elvis Costello
  • Amanda Ruth – Rank and File
  • Ways to be Wicked – Lone Justice
  • The Thrill is Gone – Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
  • Ooh La La – The Ditty Bops
  • I’ve Gotta Feeling – The Secret Sisters
  • Beg Steal Or Borrow – Ray Lamontagne & The Pariah Dogs
  • Buckets of Rain – Neko Case
  • Silver Lining – Steve Poltz
  • Southfried Backyard Train – Paul Curreri

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