Random Cover of the Week – Blind Pilot Covers Gillian Welch

I’m in a pretty sedate mood tonight. It’s understandable really. The weather in Baltimore is cold and rainy. I’m still recovering from Thanksgiving gluttony. And I haven’t gotten much sleep in the last few days. So we’re going to go with a low-key cover tonight.

Gillian Welch is a modern folk/country/bluegrass genius. She’s an incredibly gifted singer, and an even better songwriter. Portland’s Blind Pilot give her song “Look at Miss Ohio” a respectful and intimate treatment:

In case you’re not familiar with the original, here it is, from Welch’s album Soul Journey:

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via My Old Kentucky Blog