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Songs Of 69




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all songs recorded by Reid, alone, in the bedroom, unless otherwise noted. more added soon...

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My Heart Will Go On - (Jennings/Horner) Theme from Titanic on the 100th anniversary if its sinking.


The Coldest Night Of The Year - (Bruce Cockburn) demo from a collection of winter themed songs Reid is working on.


Crazy For You - (Bettis/Lind) Madonna's dreamy ballad takes us back to the 80s. And that's a good thing.


I Only Have Eyes For You - (Warren/Dubin) maybe one of Reid's best covers yet. shoobop shoobop!



In My Life - LIVE - Beatles (Live from Vinyl Cafe show in Montreal, featuring John Sheard on Piano)


Young At Heart - LIVE (Carolyn Leigh/Johnny Richards)


Natural Woman - LIVE (Carole King)


You Always Hurt The One You Love - (a la Mills Bros, Blue Valentine - Ryan Gosling) Allan Roberts /Doris Fisher) Recorded especially for our pal Jess Milton on her bday.


Don't Think Twice It's Alright - Bob Dylan


Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan (Songs of 69)


Badge - Cream (George Harrison, Eric Clapton)
(Songs of 69)


Israelites - Desmond Dekker (Songs of 69)


Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond (Songs of 69)


Don't Let Me Down - The Beatles (Songs of 69)


Young And Innocent Days - The Kinks (Songs of 69)


Good Times, Bad Times - Led Zeppelin (Songs of 69)


Bird On A Wire - Leonard Cohen (Songs of 69)


After Hours - Velvet Underground (Songs of 69)


Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street - Joe Raposo (Songs of 69)


Everybody's Talkin - Harry Nilsson (Songs of 69)


Crazy - Willie Nelson


Nobody Cares About The Railroad Anymore - Harry Nillsen


Let It Be Me - (a la Everly Brothers) Curtis, Bécaud. (as heard on Vinyl Cafe)


Maybe Tomorrow - (Theme from Littlest Hobo Show) John Crossen/Terry Bush (Reid first covered this song at Grand Forks Festival July 2005, rec 2008)


I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams


Fields Of Gold - Sting


In Dreams - Roy Orbison (Live at St James Hall)


Dont Dream Its Over - Crowded House


Four Seasons In One Day - Crowded House


I Got You - Split Enz / Finn


When I See You Smile - Bic Runga


Vincent (Starry Starry Night)- Don Mclean


Tower of Song - Leonard Cohen *


Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen


Hello - Lionel Ritchie


Borderline - Madonna


Winterlong - Neil Young


I Believe In You - Neil Young


Come Back and Stay - (a la Paul Young) Jack Lee


Bei Mir Bistu Shein - Jacob Jacobs/Sholom Secunda
A little yiddish wedding music for Roach and Em



You, You, You
Stephin Merritt / The 6ths / Magnetic Fields*


My Baby Just Cares For Me - Donaldson/Khan (a la Nina Simone)


I'm Beginning To See The Light - (a la Ink Spots) Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James Recorded especially for our dear uncle Jeremy on his bday.


Blue - Lucinda Williams *


Rumours Of Glory - Bruce Cockburn


Coffee Stain - Sarah Harmer


Throw Your Arms Around Me - Hunters & Collectors


Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel


Only You - Platters


Rocky Spine - Great Lake Swimmers (on uke)


Nitingale - Laura Veirs


Dear Darling - Mary Margaret O'Hara

Anew Day - Mary Margaret O'Hara

To Cry About- Mary Margaret O'Hara


Take Heart (Elbow Room)- Scott Garbe

demo from The Kennedy Suite - release TBA




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Train Songs


Reid rode from Vancouver to Toronto on a very special train with CBC's Vinyl Cafe Reid was asked to join the them for a very intimate show on the rails where Stuart Mclean told stories and Reid sang some moving covers to bring it home. This special show aired on CBC Radio in June 2008. Here's a selection of train inspired songs that Reid conjured up for the show. CBC Podcast also available.


Rail *


a handful of tunes that didn't make the broadcast:


Maybe Tomorrow
(Theme from Littlest Hobo Show)


Rocky Spine - Great Lake Swimmers


Steel Rail Blues - Gordon Lightfoot


* recorded in the powderoom by
Carlos Gouveia