Music from the UK/US – Joe Strummer & Johnny Cash

Today is cover day , i found this one after i´ve posted the Bob Marley Heavy Metal remake ( see the post before) one of my most beloved Marley Songs the “Redemption Song ” performed by Joe Strummer ( The Clash ) and the  unforgotten Johnny Cash .

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Music from the US – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

The Reverend Peyton´s Big Damn Band – a three piece country blues band from Brown Country , Indiana released today their  newest album “Between the Ditches. Amazing fact , they play about 250 gigs in a year raging from bars to festivals .

Here is their newest song “Clap your hands ”

Music from the US – Woody

Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter and folk musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children’s songs, ballads and improvised works. He frequently performed with the slogan This Machine Kills Fascists displayed on his guitar. His best-known song is “This Land Is Your Land.” Yesterday was his 100st birthday . The song “this land is your land” became the secret second national anthem of the US and was played also at the inauguration of President Obama.

Music from the US – Leighton Meester

Leighton Meester, born in 1986, is an US-american model, actress and singer. Here’s her song “Summer Girl”:

Music from Antigua and Bermuda – King Short Shirt

King Short Shirt aka McLean Emmanuel better known as “Short Shirt” was born on 28th February, 1942. He first entered the calypso competition in Antigua in 1962 and was not successful in passing the eliminations. He returned with a vengeance in 1963, by claiming the 2nd runner up position. Short Shirt’s first big hit “Parasites” was released in that same year.Here is his song “Nobody go run me”

Music from the UK – Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are a British folk rock band. The band consists of Marcus Mumford (vocals, guitar, drums, mandolin), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboards, accordion, drums), Country Winston Marshall (vocals, banjo, dobro, guitar), and Ted Dwane (vocals, string bass, drums, guitar). Mumford & Sons formed in December 2007, emerging out of what some in the media labelled the “West London folk scene” with other artists such as Laura Marling, Johnny Flynn and Noah and the Whale.(wiki)

here is their song “winter winds ”

Music from the US – Crooked Still

Crooked Still is an alternative bluegrass band consisting of vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, banjo player Dr. Gregory Liszt, bassist Corey DiMario, cellist Tristan Clarridge and fiddler Brittany Haas. They are known for their high energy, technical skill, unusual instrumentation, and innovative acoustic style. Here is their song “Did you sleep well ”