"It is said that banjo is the instrument of ancient Celtic Kings, so everyone wants to play banjo. Once you have won a title, everything changes. Being mobbed on the street by adoring fans, hiring a big security detail. Not every hero wears a cape; some play the banjo."
You dream up a genre, it’s there, and one of the 230 bands set to play will have it ready at will.
Swedish singer-songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth turns Dylan's rich love song into a speedy banjo howl.
Run For Cover is a weekly music column comparing cover songs to the original version. Prepare for a major bending of rules as we hear musicians throw around genres, tempos, style, and intent. Whether they’re picking up another’s song out of respect or boredom, the results have impressed us.