The Allman Brothers Band song "Midnight Rider" covered by

"Midnight Rider" is a popular and widely covered song by The Allman Brothers Band from their 1970 album entitled "Idlewild South". Written by Gregg Allman and Robert Kim Payne, the song has become a fixture of the band's live performances and an enduring standard. It was never released as a single by The Allman Brothers Band, but it has charted four times in subsequent recordings. The song has gone on to become The Allman Brothers Band's most covered song. -- Wikipedia

The Allman Brothers Band song Midnight Rider was covered by ...

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  • Buddy Miles covered the song on his 1971 album "A Message to the People".
  • Juicy Lucy covered it on their 1971 album "Get a Whiff a This".
  • Joe Cocker covered it on his 1972 eponymous album. His single from which reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100; it was billed as Joe Cocker with The Chris Stainton Band.
  • The Vibrations covered it on their 1972 album "Taking a New Step".
  • Bob Seger covered iton his 1973 album "Back in '72".
  • Gregg Allman covered it on his 1973 (first) solo album "Laid Back". His version featured the addition of horns and a solo rather than harmony vocal line. It reached #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1974.
  • Jazz guitarist Maynard Parker covered it on his 1973 album "Midnight Rider".
  • Waylon Jennings covered it on his 1974 album "The Ramblin' Man".
  • Jamaican singer Paul Davidson covered it on his 1975 single "Midnight Rider", which reached #10 in the UK Singles Chart.
  • Stephen Stills covered it on his 1978 album "Thoroughfare Gap".
  • Willie Nelson covered it for the 1980 soundtrack to the film "The Electric Horseman". His single peaked at #6 on the Hot Country Singles chart. Nelson later re-released the song in 2004 as a duet with Toby Keith.
  • Michael McDonald covered it on his 1982 album "That Was Then, the Early Recordings".
  • Hank Williams Jr covered it on his 1983 album "Man of Steel".
  • Bluegrass fiddler/singer Alison Krauss & Union Station covered it on their 1989 album "Two Highways".
  • The Eddie Adcock Band covered it on their 1991 lbum "Dixie Fried".
  • Bad Manners covered it on their 1992 album "Fat Sound"
  • Morning Wood covered it on their 1994 eponymous album.
  • Michael Coleman covered it on his 1995 album "Shake Your Booty".
  • Mark Newton covered it on his 1998 album "Living a Dream".
  • Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora covered it on his 1998 maxi single "Hard Times Come Easy".
  • The Selecter covered it on their 2002 album "Unplugged for the Rude Boy Generation".
  • The Radiators covered it on their 2004 album "Earth Vs. The Radiators - The first 25".
  • Jimmy Wayne covered it on the 2004 compilation "Southern Rock - Country Style".
  • Phill Durham covered it on the 2005 compilation "The Art of the Motorcycle - Songs of the Open Road".
  • Doo-wop vocalists The Drifters covered it on their 2006 compilation "Under the Boardwalk".
  • Patti Smith covered it on her 2007 album "Twelve".
  • The Wood Brothers covered it on their 2009 album "Up Above My Head".
  • Devon Allman's Honeytribe covered it on their 2010 album "A Song for My Father".
  • Garth Brooks covered it on his 2013 album "Blame It All on My Roots".
  • O.A.R. also covers Midnight Rider frequently at live shows.
  • Buckcherry has also played "Midnight Rider" live.


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