Rock Artists cover Country songs Part 2 There are so many great Rock covers of Country songs but certainly one of the most prominent is this one, the original by Roger Miller and the cover by Janis Joplin. “ Me and Bobby McGee ” by Roger Miller (1969) written by Fred Foster and Kris Kristofferson “ Me and Bobby McGee ” by Janis Joplin (1971). The last song recorded by Janis during the “Pearl” album session only a few days before her death and it went on to become her only #1 Billboard hit song. Covered over 145 times but even Kris Kristofferson himself can’t hear the song without thinking of Janis. “ Oh Lonesome Me ” written and performed by Don Gibson (1957). He has written and recorded numerous hit songs and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. This song has been covered 163 times but very rarely out of the country music style. “ Oh Lonesome Me ” by The Beau Brummels (1965) were formed in San Francisco, they had a hit song with “Laugh, Laug
A blog about cover songs. Much about the 50's thru 70's and beyond. Blues, Rock, and Country focus with a bit of everything in between. Artist profiles, song profiles and theme's with cover songs being the central focus.