For John Cale’s 80th birthday, let’s look at covers of his solo music and of the band he co-founded with Lou Reed: The Velvet Underground, as well as one of his own covers. (65 minutes)

Featuring



Title

Artist

Length

Artwork

Album

Original Artist

Versions

Buy


Sweet Jane


Sweet
4:10

New York Connection
Velvet Underground


3


Amazon

All Tomorrow’s Parties


Simple Minds
3:33

Neon Lights
Velvet Underground


6


Amazon

Femme Fatale


Susanna Hoffs
4:31

Bright Lights
Velvet Underground


8


Amazon

Close Watch


Agnes Obel
3:58

Philharmonics
John Cale


iTunes

Sunday Morning


Billy Bragg & Courtney Barnett
2:53

RocKwiz: Sunday Morning
Velvet Underground


8


Amazon

Fear Is A Man’s Best Friend


Billy Bragg
2:33

Must I Paint You a Picture? The Essential Billy Bragg
John Cale


iTunes

Buffalo Ballet


Bria
3:34

Cuntry Covers Vol. 1 - EP
John Cale


Amazon

I’m Not The Loving Kind


Mark Lanegan
3:08

Imitations
John Cale


2


iTunes Amazon

Antarctica Starts Here


Okkervil River
2:43

Golden Opportunities mixtape
John Cale


Artist's Website

Who Loves The Sun


Kasabian
2:27

Acoustics Sessions OuiFM - Special Covers 2009
Velvet Underground


4




I’ll Be Your Mirror


Jennifer Jason Leigh
2:48

Georgia
Velvet Underground


4


Amazon

What Goes On?


Chris Difford
3:02

1969 Key to Change
Velvet Underground




Venus In Furs


Eye & I
5:40

Stanley, Son Of Theodore: Yet Another Alternative Sampler
Velvet Underground


5


Amazon

Pale Blue Eyes


Joe Henry
5:44

Crossing Jordan
Velvet Underground


5


Amazon

Hallelujah


John Cale
5:18

Fragments Of A Rainy Season
Leonard Cohen


40


Amazon

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