Episode 821: Tribute Songs
March 25, 2020
- Van Morrison “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)” Saint Dominic’s Preview (Warner Records) 1972
- They Might Be Giants “We’re the Replacements” Don’t Let’s Start (Bar/None Records) 1987
- Pink Floyd “Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts I-V” Wish You Were Here (Harvest, Columbia) 1975
- Don McLean “American Pie” American Pie (United Artists Records) 1971
- Robbie Fulks “The Buck Starts Here” Country Love Songs (Bloodshot Records) 1996
- Stevie Wonder “Sir Duke” Songs in the Key of Life (Tamla) 1976
- Firehose “Under the Influence of Meat Puppets” Ragin’, Full On (SST) 1986
When artists pay tribute to other artists, you’re able to see honor on full display in a catchy tune. Today, we talk about songs recorded as tributes to other artists. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff also join us.
What is your favorite tribute song?
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