SSN: 1980s - Part 2
Song Sung New. Uncovering Cover Versions.September 12, 2021x
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SSN: 1980s - Part 2

I'm gonna be 500 miles from Graceland, but I need you tonight.

What are the names of the twins that are The Proclaimers? Who recorded the original version of Nothing Compares 2 U (it's not Prince)? Of The Joshua Tree's 11 tracks, how many were singles? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that looks at songs released between 1985-1989 and the covers they should get credit for. WARNING: This episode contains traces of Guns N Roses.

Featured songs [in chronological order]:

Nothing Compares 2 U [Aretha Franklin]
Everybody Wants To Rule The World [Lorde, Nas]
Addicted To Love [Florence + The Machine]
Kiss [Joan As Policewoman, Elememphis]
Graceland [Justin Townes Earle, Chris Martin]
Sweet Child O Mine [Taken By Trees]
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) [Sleeping At Last]
(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) [JJ Shiplett]
I Need Love [Luka Bloom]
Need You Tonight [Courtney Barnett]
Running To Stand Still [Elbow]
The Mercy Seat [Nick Cave]
Wicked Game [Ed Wells]
As It Was/Take On Me [Harry Styles & A-Ha]

Hidden track: Modern Love [Jonah Mutono]

Curated Spotify Playlists:
20 Songs That Have The 1980s Covered #3
20 Songs That Aren't Captain Obvious #3

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