of unique covers
all songs recorded by Reid, alone, in the bedroom, unless otherwise noted. more added soon...
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Love Hurts - (Boudleaux Bryant) Duet featuring Harmony Trowbridge.
My Heart Will Go On - (Jennings/Horner) Theme from Titanic on the 100th anniversary of 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
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
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
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.
a handful of tunes that didn't make the broadcast:
Rocky Spine - Great Lake Swimmers
Steel Rail Blues - Gordon Lightfoot
* recorded in the powderoom by