Music Quote of the Day

"If you really think about it, everything in this world tries to be music." -- Eugene Hutz

Monday, November 24, 2008

Jolene - Queen Adreena

Originally written and performed by Dolly Parton in 1973, the song Jolene tells the tale of a housewife confronting a beautiful seductress she believes is trying to steal her husband. The song was Dolly's first blockbuster, hitting #1 in 1974. It has been coverred by many artists over the decades, including The White Stripes, Sister of Mercy, Olivia Newton-John, Natalie Merchant, Cake, and this version by Queen Adreena (I love KatieJane Garside's voice).

Jolene by Queen Adreena was released in 2000 as a b-side for the single "Pretty Polly" from the album "Taxidermy"

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1 comment:

Coke Brown Jr. said...

There is something about this song that is otherworldly, even without a treatment like this. I think that's why it's been covered in so many diverse ways. The white stripes spong with Loretta Lynn is like that, too. Country Queens can be creepy as any goth girl.