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Chimes Of Freedom cover

Chimes Of Freedom cover

Huge Stars Appear On 75-Song Amnesty Dylan Cover Collection

by Andrew Tijs on December 12, 2011

in New Music,News

Adele, Ke$ha, Elvis Costello, QOTSA, Sting, and scores more appear on Amnesty International’s four-disc, seventy-five-song Bob Dylan cover collection.

Chimes Of Freedom cover

Chimes Of Freedom cover

The breath-taking collection is titled Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honouring 50 Years of Amnesty International and features scores of international music stars – from 19-year-old Miley Cyrus to 92-year-old Pete Seeger – cover Dylan classics.

It’s a staggering list, including: Adele, Joan Baez, Natasha Bedingfield, Jackson Browne, Cage the Elephant, Elvis Costello, Miley Cyrus, Dave Matthews Band, Ke$ha, Mark Knopfler, Diana Krall, Lenny Kravitz, Kris Kristofferson, Ziggy Marley, Maroon 5, Tom Morello, My Chemical Romance, Joe Perry, Queens Of The Stone Age, Seal & Jeff Beck, Silversun Pickups, Patti Smith, Sting, Pete Townshend, and Lucinda Williams.

And that’s barely the beginning.

The collection is effectively a follow-up to the star-studded John Lennon cover album Instant Karma for Darfur. Chimes Of Freedom will help continue Amnesty’s essential struggle for global human rights – particularly fighting against censorship and for free speech.

Chimes Of Freedom will be released as a 72-song, four-disc set on Friday 27 January 2012, with an extra three songs on the digital version out Tuesday January 31

Hear Ke$ha’s weepy crack at ‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right’ and read the full tracklisting below.

DISC 1
Raphael Saadiq – Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Patti Smith –  Drifter’s Escape
Rise Against – Ballad of Hollis Brown
Tom Morello The Nightwatchman – Blind Willie McTell
Pete Townshend – Corrina, Corrina
Bettye LaVette – Most of the Time
Charlie Winston – This Wheel’s On Fire
Diana Krall – Simple Twist of Fate
Brett Dennen – You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
Mariachi El Bronx – Love Sick
Ziggy Marley – Blowin’ in the Wind
The Gaslight Anthem – Changing of the Guards
Silversun Pickups – Not Dark Yet
My Morning Jacket – You’re A Big Girl Now
The Airborne Toxic Event – Boots of Spanish Leather
Sting – Girl from the North Country
Mark Knopfler – Restless Farewell

DISC 2
Queens Of The Stone Age – Outlaw Blues
Lenny Kravitz – Rainy Day Woman # 12 & 35
Steve Earle & Lucia Micarelli – One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)
Blake Mills – Heart Of Mine
Miley Cyrus – You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Billy Bragg – Lay Down Your Weary Tune
Elvis Costello – License to Kill
Angelique Kidjo – Lay, Lady, Lay
Natasha Bedingfield – Ring Them Bells
Jackson Browne – Love Minus Zero/No Limit
Joan Baez – Seven Curses (Live)
The Belle Brigade – No Time To Think
Sugarland – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You (Live)
Jack’s Mannequin – Mr. Tambourine Man
Oren Lavie – 4th Time Around
Sussan Deyhim – All I Really Want To Do
Adele – Make You Feel My Love (Recorded Live at WXPN)

DISC 3
K’NAAN –  With God On Our Side
Ximena Sariñana – I Want You
Neil Finn with Pajama Club – She Belongs to Me
Bryan Ferry – Bob Dylan’s Dream
Zee Avi – Tomorrow Is A Long Time
Carly Simon – Just Like a Woman
Flogging Molly – The Times They Are A-Changin’
Fistful Of Mercy – Buckets Of Rain
Joe Perry – Man Of Peace
Bad Religion – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
My Chemical Romance – Desolation Row (Live)
RedOne featuring Nabil Khayat – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
Paul Rodgers & Nils Lofgren – Abandoned Love
Darren Criss featuring Chuck Criss and Freelance Whales – New Morning
Cage the Elephant – The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Band of Skulls – It Ain’t Me, Babe
Sinéad O’Connor – Property of Jesus
Ed Roland and The Sweet Tea Project – Shelter From The Storm
Ke$ha – Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Kronos Quartet – Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

DISC 4
Maroon 5 – I Shall Be Released
Carolina Chocolate Drops – Political World
Seal & Jeff Beck – Like A Rolling Stone
Taj Mahal – Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream
Dierks Bentley – Senor (Tales of Yankee Power) (Live)
Mick Hucknall – One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)
Thea Gilmore – I’ll Remember You
State Radio – John Brown
Dave Matthews Band – All Along the Watchtower (Live)
Michael Franti – Subterranean Homesick Blues
We Are Augustines – Mama, You Been On My Mind
Lucinda Williams – Tryin’ To Get To Heaven
Kris Kristofferson – Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)
Eric Burdon – Gotta Serve Somebody
Evan Rachel Wood – I’d Have You Anytime
Marianne Faithfull – Baby Let Me Follow You Down (Live)
Pete Seeger – Forever Young
Bob Dylan – Chimes Of Freedom

DIGITAL ONLY
Outernational – When The Ship Comes In
Silverstein – Song To Woody
Daniel Bedingfield – Man In The Long Black Coat

 

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