Cover tunes

You'll hear some well-known Americana music at Jim's gigs, along with some crafty arrangements of some old country and classic rock hits.  

Song List

Here's a partial list of the cover tunes you can expect to hear at one of Jim's solo gigs.


  • Come a Little Bit Closer by Jay and the Americans
  • Cowgirl in the Sand by Neil Young
  • Different Drum by Michael Nesmith
  • Dirty Life and Times by Warren Zevon
  • Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
  • Everyday by Buddy Holly
  • Friend of the Devil by The Grateful Dead
  • Gravity Fails by The Bottle Rockets
  • Gentle on My Mind by John Hartford
  • I Don't Want to Spoil The Party by The Beatles
  • I Go to Pieces by Del Shannon
  • I'll Be Your Baby Tonight by Bob Dylan
  • Imagine by John Lennon
  • Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
  • Lodi by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • New Dehli Freight Train by Little Feat
  • Ooh La La by The Faces
  • Ophelia by The Band
  • Peggy Sue by Buddy Holly
  • She Belongs to Me by Bob Dylan
  • Still the Night by The Bodeans
  • Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver
  • These Days by Jackson Browne
  • The Weight by The Band
  • Willin' by Little Feat
  • You Ain't Goin Nowhere by Bob Dylan


  • Angel From Montgomery by John Prine
  • Clay Pigeons by Blaze Foley 
  • Corpus Christi Bay by Robert Earl Keen
  • Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right by Bob Dylan 
  • Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash
  • Hard Travelin' by Woody Guthrie
  • Hello in There by John Prine 
  • Hickory Wind by Gram Parsons 
  • House of the Rising Sun, traditional  
  • I Can’t Complain by Todd Snider 
  • I Guess Things Happen That Way by Johnny Cash
  • I Still Miss Someone by Johnny Cash
  • L.A. Freeway by Guy Clark 
  • Me and Bobby McGee by Kris Kristofferson
  • Mama Tried by Merle Haggard
  • Mr. Bojangles by Jerry Jeff Walker 
  • Neon Moon by Brooks and Dunn
  • New Minglewood Blues by Noah Lewis 
  • Pancho and Lefty by Townes Van Zandt
  • Play a Train Song by Todd Snider 
  • Redneck Girl by The Bellamy Brothers
  • Rock Salt And Nails by Utah Phillips 
  • Someday by Steve Earle
  • Spanish Pipedream by John Prine
  • Speed of the Sound of Lonliness by John Prine 
  • Summer’s End by John Prine
  • The Fugitive by Merle Haggard
  • This Old Porch by Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen
  • To Live is to Fly by Townes Van Zandt