8 Amazing Classic Rock Covers from Eric Church

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Eric Church‘s 2017 Holdin’ My Own Tour was a record-breaking 5-month, two-set show where Church played more than 200 hours of music across 61 stops. For the most part, Church performed his songs and changed up the set-list each night, but he also paid tribute to some of his favorite artists and covered his favorite songs.

8 Amazing Classic Rock Covers from Eric Church:

“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” // The Band

The Band originally released this tune in 1969 and it’s regularly regarded as one of the greatest songs of all-time.

“Better Man” // Pearl Jam

Eddie Vedder wrote this song when he was in high school and it was released in 1994.

“Walking in Memphis” // Mark Cohn

Cohn wrote this tune after he visited Memphis in 1986. He’s said it’s totally and completely true.

“Save The Last Dance For Me” // The Drifters

The Drifters originally released the song in 1960. Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris have also covered it. Church tried his best.

“I Want You To Want Me” // Cheap Trick

The original version was released in 1977 and was a No. 1 hit in Japan.

“Dumas Walker” // Kentucky Headhunters

“Dumas Walker” isn’t a place, as much as it is a person.

“Lookin’ Out My Backdoor” // Creedence Clearwater Revival

John Fogerty wrote this song and it was released in 1971. Despite the lyrics, he claims it’s not about drugs.

“Midnight Rider” // Allman Brothers Band

Gregg Allman wrote the song in a cabin outside of Macon, Georgia. Allman and his band were in the cabin so they could smoke marijuana without the police around.