Sunday, March 1, 2015

Links: Springsteen Songs Covered By Women

With March being Women's History Month, it is fitting that today we spotlight Springsteen songs that have been covered by women.  Compiled by Jay Lustig on NJArts.net, there are two parts: click here for part one, and click here for part two.  These links contain over 30 Springsteen songs covered by women in nearly every cover style imaginable.  You've got country Springsteen, disco Springsteen, gospel Springsteen, 80s synth Springsteen, folk Springsteen, covers-that-sound-like-the-original-Springsteen-version-that-you-almost-wonder-why-they-bothered-covering-it Springsteen, and, of course, tons and tons of acoustic Springsteen.  It's hard to pick a favorite, but if you don't have time to listen to all 30, I'll spotlight the Sleater-Kinney version of "The Promised Land", which I've been digging:


But hey, take your time going through the list.  Remember, this is a month-long celebration!