Saturday, 14 April 2007

pancho vs pancho

for kramer, read pancho

here you go: who is the best alt-country favourite covering an old country tune about mexican dudes called pancho who may or may not be (a) mexican revolutionary pancho villa (b) tennis favourite pancho gonzales?

bonnie prince billy & tortoise – ‘pancho’ (don williams cover)

gillian welch – ‘pancho and lefty’ (townes van zandt cover)

no funny business, pancho

more fun:

since it’s "the fourteenth day of april, the day that is ruination day", here’s one more cover version mythologizing the old west from gillian welch:

gillian welch – billy (bob dylan cover)

coming up on galactic mystery solvers:

midlake live! excitement literally coursing through the veins.

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