Awhile back I did a diary with queer musical covers. Since my luddite self has recently been dragged into the 21st century with Spotify, I’ve found a bunch more to share.
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“Tonight’s the Night” sounds sleazy when Rod Stewart sings it. Janet Jackson turns it into a heartfelt love song.
Possibly part of my love of folk music comes from the fact that in my youth, it was the only place I could find women singing love songs about women. Here’s Dylan’s “Love Minus Zero” the way it was meant to be heard — ie, sung by Joan Baez:
Maria Isabel performing “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic:”
“Son of a Preacher Man” hits a little different when performed by Cam Clarke:
Mary Lambert turns Rick Springfield’s pop song “Jesse’s Girl” into a heartbreaking ballad. The video won’t embed, but you can find it here.
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