Florence + the Machine and Josh Homme cover "Jackson"
|Photo courtesy of florenceandthemachine.net|
How 'bout kicking off the week's end instead with Florence + the Machine and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme covering the Leiber and Wheeler classic "Jackson?" The team recorded the song for Florence + the Machine's just-released MTV Unplugged album, though it was first popularized by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood and later immortalized by Johnny Cash and June Carter.
Oofta. Sorry 'bout that. Who knew they even did MTV Unplugged anymore? Well, now you know. And to get that noise out of your ears, the better-known (and, well, just better) versions, with all the upbeat panache it takes to pull off such a delightfully hokey song, and none of the awkward weirdness brought to us by Florence + the Machine. Enjoy.
Sinatra & Hazlewood
Carter & Cash
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