Albums Singles Songs
Other Artists Promos/Misc Various
Other Artists' Covers 1991- Other Artists' Covers 1984-1990

Modan Garu

Modan Garu - Foxhunting For The Future
Autumn 2007 (Norway)
Track: St Swithin's Day

Thanks to Tore Renberg of this Norwegian electro-pop band for the info.


Jamie T If You Got The Money

Jamie T - If You Got The Money
7-inch vinyl Single
16 October 2006, Virgin (UK)
B-side Track: A New England

Inspired: The World's Greatest Covers Inspired: The World's Greatest Covers
2 CD compilation album
22 November, 2004, V2/Virgin, V2TV1029892 CD (UK)
Track 37 (CD Two): A New England by Kirsty MacColl
bhakta basics album cover Greg Milka Crowe - Bhakta Basics
2 April, 2004, Bacteria Buffet Records, BBR010 CD (Canada)
Track 4: Help Save The Youth Of America
the ataris - live at the metro

The Ataris - Live At The Metro
24 February 2004, Columbia
Track 17: A New England (live acoustic). Released as a single: December 9, 2003
Track is available as a download from the Apple Music Store.

Esben - Ijonefaldende Anonym

Esben - Ijønefaldende Anonym
2003, Inter Music, IntCD107 (Denmark)
Track 2: Ingen Der Kan Synge Som Mig (Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key)
Track 11: Fugle Og Skibe (Birds And Ships)

Karan Casey - Distant Shore cover

Karan Casey - Distant Shore
11 February, 2003, Shanachie
February 18, 2003, Vertical, VertCD064
Track: Distant Shore

Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer - Postcards Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer - Postcards
15 June, 2002, Community Music
Track 8: Birds And Ships
Cartoon Characters - Ring My Bell cover Cartoon Characters - Ring My Bell
2002? Space Tape 02
Track: A New England
Space Tape Volume 8 cover Cartoon Characters - Space Tape Vol.8
Compilation tape
Track: She's Got A New Spell
Beady compilation cover Beady Compilation Vol.2
Compilation tape
2002? BDCT-2
The Cartoon Characters' covers of The Marriage, The Warmest Room, and Lover's Town Revisited (see below).
Cartoon Characters - Footprints cover

The Cartoon Characters - Footprints
2002? Limited edition. CD Extra.
Track 2: The Marriage; Track 3: A New England; Track 5: She's Got A New Spell; Track 8: The Price I Pay; Track 9: Lover's Town Revisited; Track 10: The Warmest Room

A solo project of Hirokazu Ohashi, formerly drummer with Dizzy Joghurt, we believe.

Kind Of Like Spitting - $100 room cover Kind Of Like Spitting - $100 Room
4 January, 2002, OHEV Records, OHEV008 CD
Track: Little Time Bomb
The GC5 - Singles Collection CD cover

The GC5 - Singles Collection (1997-2000)
January 2002, Cosa Nostra Records, CNR-01
Track 16: There Is Power In A Union
Originally released as a single 199?

Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards cover

Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards - Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards
20 March 2001, HellCat Records 80438
Track: To Have And To Have Not

Epitaph site

RealVideo clip: DSL or 56k

Discount - Love, Billy cover Discount - Love, Billy
2000, Impresario Records (UK).
Accident Waiting To Happen/Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards/A Pict Song/Help Save The Youth of America/North Sea Bubble.
Joel Rafael Band - Hopper Joel Rafael Band - Hopper
June 2000, Inside Recordings (USA)
Track 5: Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
Band web site
emmet swimming - ear plugs 5o cents

emmet swimming – Ear Plugs 50 Cents
Live album
6 July 1999, Screaming Goddess/Redeye Distribution
Track: Levi Stubbs' Tears

Album recorded live at the 9:30 club in Washington, DC, and Alley Katz in Richmond, VA, USA.

Thanks to Stephanie Cangin for the information.

The Luge Sessions - Hard End O'Luge - The Luge Sessions: Hard End
4 May 1999, O'Luge Productions CD (Canada)
Track 6: Hard End (dub reggae version of Levi Stubb's Tears)
Interview with Bobby O'Luge/Jeffrey Holdip
Velvet Fist - Pulling No Punches Velvet Fist - Pulling No Punches
December 1998, Velvet Fist 1 CD (UK)
Track 14: The Internationale (a cappella - Billy Bragg lyrics)
Velvet Fist web site
Play clip
Buy online
adhseive - from left to right CD cover

Adhesive - From Left To Right
1998, Ampersand Records
Track 12: Accident Waiting To Happen
Recorded in Studio Underground, Västerås, Sweden
August 18-24 and September 8-14, 1997.
Album design by Robert Samsonowitz.
Thanks to Geir Pedersen for the information.

mary lou lord - the pace of change CD cover Mary Lou Lord – The Pace Of Change
1998 Work OSK 5089
Track 3: Ontario, Quebec and Me
Scratch - Persona Non Grata CD cover

Scratch - Persona Non Grata
Unreleased, at the time of writing
Track: To Have And To Have Not
(Probable) Third appearance for this Swedish group's version of the song (see below).

Hot Tracks promo CD Hot Tracks From Scandinavia
Promo compilation CD issued for US radio
1998 Nightbeat Records, CA, USA
Track: To Have And To Have Not, by Scratch (see below).
  Prince Charles And The Arse Bandits - Junk Rock
1998, ? CD LP Germany
Track: Island Of No Return
Train of Thought CD cover

Scratch - Train Of Thought?/To Have And To Have Not
CD Single/EP
May 1997 Tribal Records UGH CD 04
Track: To Have And To Have Not.
"Eddi Cochran meets the Clash" is how the Scratch web site describes this Swedish outfit's version of Billy's song.

Thanks to Stefan for the information, who also tells us that Billy performed with Scratch frontman Janne Borgh - then in a band called Strindbergs - at a concert in Stockholm in 1983.

Nightwatch - Dusk Till Dawn cover

Nightwatch - Dusk Till Dawn
1997, 33 Records UK, CD LP 33WM106
Track: Between The Wars

Pedro's Heavy Gentlemen - Reggae CD cover

Pedro’s Heavy Gentlemen – Reggae
1997, Olarin Musiikki OMCD 86 (Finland)
Track 10: Goalhanger (sung in Finnish)

Renaissance Records Sampler CD cover Renaissance Records, Inc.: Spring Sampler, 1997
Compilation album
Track: Levi Stubbs' Tears, covered by Colin Blunstone (see Echo Bridge, below).
Groovy Ghoulies - World Contact Day CD cover

The Groovie Ghoulies - World Contact Day
May 1996, Lookout Records, CD/12-inch Vinyl/Cassette
Re-released July 2003, Springman Records, limited edition.
Track 11: A New England

Rantanplan - Kein Schulterklopfen (Gegen den Trend) cover

Rantanplan - Kein Schulterklopfen (Gegen den Trend)
May 1996, LP and CD
Track 15: A New England

Thanks to Dirk for the information.

Too Much Joy - Finally cover

Too Much Joy - Finally
1996, Discovery Records 77035
Track 12: A New England

Norma Waterson - Norma Waterson cover Norma Waterson - Norma Waterson
1996, Rykodisc HNCD 1393
Track 2: St Swithin's Day
Colin Blunstone - Echo Bridge cover Colin Blunstone - Echo Bridge
September 1995, Renaissance Records
Track 1: Levi Stubbs' Tears
dubstar - disgraceful cover Dubstar - Disgraceful
1995, Food 7243 8 35550 2 4 (UK)
Track 10: St Swithin's Day

Heartworms - If Everything Goes As Planned
7-inch EP
1995, Popfactory, proof 4.
Track 3: A Lover Sings

Washington DC indie guitar band featuring Archie Moore, previously of Velocity Girl.


Maggie Holland - By Heart CD cover

Maggie Holland - By Heart
1995, Rhiannon Records RHYD 5008 CD (UK)
Track 12: Tank Park Salute

Across The Border - Hag Songs

Across The Border - Hag Songs
1994, Eigenvertrieb CD
Track 10: A New England

Other information on this German folk-punk band at:

  Beat Butchers 10 Ar
1994, ORCD 19 (Sweden)
Track: To Have And To Have Not, covered by 23 Till.
Jenny Morris - the Price I pay Jenny Morris – The Price I Pay
Single (and on the album, Salvation Jane)
1993, rooArt 4509942472
The Price I Pay, The Price I Pay (Moonlight Mix), The Price I Pay (Acoustic), The Price I Pay (Moonlight Instrumental Mix).
The Stand GT - Toasting Gears cover

The Stand GT - Toasting Gears
7-inch EP
1993, Enguard
Track 4: Strange Things Happen

Thanks to Chris Page, of this Canadian pop-punk band, for the information

Angel Tiger CD cover

June Tabor - Angel Tiger
October 2002, Cooking Vinyl
September 1998, Green Linnet
October 1992, Cooking Vinyl
Track 4: Rumours Of War

Thanks to Karl Catteeuw for the information.

  Bedlam Rovers - Roll Over
1992, Spirit
Track: To Have And To Have Not
  Sheffield Socialist Choir - Watch Out
1992, Cassette Tape
Track: The Internationale (Billy Bragg lyrics)