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10 Of The Best Elton John Covers

Maybe your first thought on Elton John's announced retirement tour was something along the lines of a shrug. Oh, right, another Boomer from the classic
Nate Patrin | April 6, 2018 - 11:15 am

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J Mascis, Bettye LaVette, The Zombies, & More Playing Led Zeppelin Tribute At Carnegie Hall

Every year for the past 14 years, Carnegie Hall in partnership with City Winery has hosted a "Music Of" tribute┬áconcert where musicians play the works…
Grace Birnstengel | December 6, 2017 - 9:00 am

Courtney Love, Seth Rogen, Bettye Lavette Join Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

In a couple weeks on 11/6, the Leonard Cohen tribute concern Tower Of Song: A Memorial Tribute To Leonard Cohen will take place at the…
James Rettig | October 26, 2017 - 10:19 am

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Set For NYC

A few hours before we learned of David Bowie's death, The New York Times announced that New York's Carnegie Hall would host a David Bowie…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 9:07 am

Bettye LaVette – “I’m Not The One” (Black Keys Cover)

Soul singer Bettye LaVette will release a new album of covers this fall featuring renditions of songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, K.D. Lang and…
Corban Goble | June 26, 2012 - 5:32 pm

Outside Lands 2009 In Photos

Last year, San Fran's inaugural Outside Lands festival featured Radiohead, but also power outage issues. This year: No Radiohead, but abundant electricity. Trade-offs! While Thom…
Amrit Singh | September 1, 2009 - 9:39 am

U2, Springsteen Play Inaugural Celebration At Lincoln Memorial

Barack Obama was the eighth most frequently tagged "artist" on Stereogum in the past twelve months. That makes him even more popular than Animal Collective…
Scott Lapatine | January 19, 2009 - 10:23 am

New Bettye Lavette Video – “Talking Old Soldiers”

This black and white Lex Halaby-directed clip finds Detroit's own Bettye LaVette alone at the Lockeroom Lounge, blowing smoke, drinking too much wine, looking at…
Brandon Stosuy | August 14, 2008 - 11:26 am

Everyone Covers Springsteen

No shortage of Bruce love ever, really. Recently, Jesse Malin and Arcade Fire wrangled the Boss for cameos. But even when Springsteen's not in promo-mode,…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 5:47 pm

Bettye LaVette Covers Bruce Springsteen

Never got around to collectively scratching our skulls over Janet Reno's patriotic foray into album curation, but better late than never, so here's the windup:…
Stereogum | September 21, 2007 - 12:42 pm

New Bettye LaVette (Feat. Drive-By Truckers) – “You Don’t Know Me At All” (Stereogum Premiere)

The swaggering 61-year-old Detroit soul singer Bettye LaVette has teamed with our favorite Southern rockers for her forthcoming album The Scene Of The Crime: 45…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 2:50 pm

Drive-By Truckers Preview New Material, Back-Up Bettye

Biggest news in recent months from camp Drive-By came from the departure of Jason Isbell, with John Neff being promoted to full-time status in the…
Stereogum | June 8, 2007 - 9:52 am