Artists Who Have Recorded Songs To Honor Their Musical Heroes

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Around this time a year ago, a well known radio program committed a scene to melodies composed by specialists to respect their melodic motivations. Co-have Jim DeRogatis of the National Public Radio program Sound Opinions chose as his top picks "Alex Chilton" by the Replacements and Robyn Hitchcock's "I Saw Nick Drake."

The other host, Greg Kot, recorded Stevie Wonder's "Sir Duke" and Van Morrison's "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)." Besides the four specified on the show, here are ten different specialists who have respected their melodic symbols with tunes.

David Bowie: Song For Dylan

Before he moved toward becoming Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom, Bowie was the acoustic people shake virtuoso who revered Dylan on this track from Hunky Dory.

Bounce Dylan: Song For Woody

Just two of the melodies on his self-titled presentation were firsts, yet this one surely gave guarantees of the kind of essayist Dylan would move toward becoming.

Wilco: Heavy Metal Drummer

Jeff Tweedy reviews his worship of Kiss in this tune of this diamond from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.

Billy Bragg: I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night

The British people rocker ruminates about the late challenge vocalist, notwithstanding calling attention to how the F.B.I. had explored him.

ABC: When Smokey Sings

In the wake of having real hits like "The Look of Love" and "Toxic substance Arrow," the pop band scored again with this tribute to the pioneer of the Miracles.

Ambrosia: Danse With Me George

David Pack demonstrates an unprecedented enthusiasm for the relationship between the author Chopin and the essayist George Sand, which he transformed into an epic melody on Somewhere I've Never Traveled.

Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly

This tune was formed soon after its essayists had been sincerely overwhelmed by somebody's depiction of watching Don McLean perform, even before American Pie had been discharged.

The Guess Who: Lightfoot

A gathering of Canadian hit producers pays tribute to their kindred kinsman in this praiseful ditty to the society shake artist, Gordon Lightfoot.

The Who: Baba O' Riley

Pete Townshend picked the surname in this opening track for Who's Next to respect Terry Riley, whose jazz-intertwined Indian music extraordinarily impacted the British shake group of four's essential musician.

Dexy's Midnight Runners: Come On Eileen

Johnny Ray, clearly an icon of musician Kevin Rowlands, is referenced in the principal line of the band's greatest hit.

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