Part of our on-going Morrissey watch (he's like my white Ford Bronco, I just can't cut away), but it's also a secret way to wish Natalie Merchant a happy birthday without Becky giving me a ton of shit (which she still will). Birthday du jour to follow. Giggidy.
Only the 10,000 Maniacs cover isn't available on Youtube. Neither is a version by The Pretenders. It's like 9/11 all over again.
So here's Moz with a fake-out intro
And a cover by Colin Meloy of Decemberists
Get well soon dude! Someone get that man some mac & cheese, and some Simpsons DVDs.