I’ll show you thursday music link…(on Sunday)

How about some music? The aim of this feature is to make D^2’s thursday music links look silly, and the only rule is that everything has to be performed by someone other than the original. Call it an agonising reappraisal. Here’s the Clash with Janie Jones, doing “(Get Up I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” in 1982.


  1. duaneg

    OK, I’ll bite. Here are Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers, performing “Help Me”, live:

  2. Cian

    Okay: Sonic Youth Covering the Fall “My New House”

    Sister Sledge, Lost in Music covered by The Fall

    Actually I’d forgotten how good that was.

    Jolene (Dolly Parton) by Sisters of Mercy:

    Even worse than I remembered (some feat).

    And finally, the great Dolly Parton covering Stairway to heaven:

    Never really thought of it as a Christian song before…

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