Cover versions of Ryan Adams songs

The archive has knowledge of 159 cover versions of Ryan Adams songs. There are definitely more, and they will be added one by one. If you know of one not on the list, feel free to send your contribution.

The covers fall into 3 categories:
  • Released recordings
  • Live covers (performed live but not released as a live recording)
  • Amateur covers (private recordings recorded at home or at an open mike session or similar)
Also featured here are songs that Ryan has written for others. Their versions are the first released versions of the songs, and as such they are probably more than mere covers. They are included here nevertheless. Among these are Light as a Feather (Norah Jones), Stay Alive (José González), Universe-Sized Arms (Chris Stamey), Los Angeles (Counting Crows) and Blue Hotel (Willie Nelson).

You can sort by SONG, ARTIST, ALBUM or YEAR by clicking on the labels below.

SongCovered byCovered onYear
When The Stars Go Blue40 ThievesCeol DC2012
Rock N RollAbandon CityLost Lake2014
Oh My Sweet CarolinaAdam KarchCotton Fields2011
Glass KingAmericaHere & Now2007
When The Stars Go BlueAmeritz - TributeWhen The Stars Go Blue (A Tribute To Tim McGraw)2012
When The Stars Go BlueAndrew FitzgeraldHeart Of Country2014
Oh My Sweet CarolinaAndrew Gallagher2016
Oh My Sweet CarolinaAnnie LawrenceEverything Changes2015
Come Pick Me UpAt The PianoCome Pick Me Up (Piano Instrumental)2012
This House Is Not For SaleBabetown1989 is Hell2017
16 DaysBedrock RadioWide Open2015
Why Do They Leave?Beezus TaylorHeartbreaker2016
Oh My Sweet CarolinaBert Van Den BerghVerzameld2009
Come Pick Me UpBill KwanPoison & Wine2015
When The Stars Go BlueBlakeThe First Snow2012
To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)Blitzen TrapperWhile No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Blo2014
DesireBrian Farrell2015
To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)Brian MarquisBeneath The Cover Is Earth2012
Dance All NightChris Posey and Adam HoodLive2010
Universe-sized ArmsChris StameyEuphoria2015
The Rescue BluesCommunion at Terrapin Station2016
Come Pick Me UpCounting CrowsLive2002
Los AngelesCounting CrowsSaturday Nights & Sunday Mornings2006
My Winding WheelCounting CrowsLive0
When The Stars Go BlueCU BuffoonsBell Time2010
Come Pick Me UpDarcie MinerDm2007
When The Stars Go BlueDark Green TreeSecret Lives2014
To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)Dave Rawlings MachineA Friend Of A Friend2009
How Do You Keep Love Alive?David FonsecaDreams in Colour (Tour Edition)2007
Lucky NowDayve DeanWinter2012
So AliveDeluxeColillas En El Suelo ?2007
Oh My Sweet CarolinaDennis Schütze & His Electric ComboElectric Country Soul2013
Houses On The HilldHarmadHarma2002
When The Stars Go BlueDNA SingsDriving It Home2013
Wish You Were HereElder BrotherWish You Were Here2015
When The Stars Go BlueErynn RoseWhen The Stars Go Blue2014
Faithless StreetFarleyOwl2002
AMYFauré QuartettPopsongs2009
Magnolia MountainFurthurLive2013
Let It RideFurthurLive2013
Nobody GirlFurthurLive2011
Too Drunk To DreamGas MoneyHopeless Love Affair2002
Lucky NowGrace WeberHope & Heart2012
Oh My Sweet CarolinaGunnison MoonGunnison Moon2015
HalloweenheadHailey Wojcik2015
Oh My Sweet CarolinaHogg MauliesHere to Stay2007
Call Me On Your Way Back HomeHolly MacveGolden Eagle2017
Call Me On Your Way Back HomeHolly MacveGolden Eagle2017
In My Time Of NeedIn The CountryThis Was The Pace Of My Heartbeat2005
Gimme Something GoodJack Blackman2015
Oh My Sweet CarolinaJan Michael & Julie Bendt"ARV"2012
Dear ChicagoJaron Davis2015
English Girls ApproximatelyJeff PrzechSounds Like Fresh2015
Oh My Sweet CarolinaJen LaneJen & John2014
Follow The LightsJill JohnsonLivemusiken Från Jills Veranda - Nashville2014
In My Time Of NeedJoan BaezDark Chords On A Big Guitar2003
This House Is Not For SaleJoel Murray2015
16 DaysJoey McGeeLive2015
Magnolia MountainJohn KadlecikLive2010
Stay AliveJosé GonzálezThe Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (Soundtrack)2015
Cannonball DaysJosh CharbotI Wish I Could2015
Come Pick Me UpJosh CharbotI Wish I Could2015
Oh My Sweet CarolinaJosh CharbotI Wish I Could2015
My Wrecking BallJosh CharbotI Wish I Could2015
Lucky NowJosh CharbotI Wish I Could2015
Pawn Shop Ain't No Place For A Wedding RingJoshua Black WilkinsHellbent & Brokenhearted2004
16 DaysJudson Cole BandEastern Skies2014
Do I WaitJuliana HatfieldJuliana Hatfield2012
Don't Wanna Know WhyKasey TyndallLive2015
I Love You But I Don't Know What To SayKatey SagalCovered2014
Cold RosesKeller & The KeelsThief2010
La Cienega Just SmiledKerosene HaloLive SImple2016
Note To Self: Don't DieKiki & HerbWill Die For You2005
So Alivekori.erynBent & Borrowed - Cover Songs 2009-20122012
Oh My Sweet CarolinaLetters To AbigailSay Anything2013
She Wants To Play HeartsLisa MillerCar Tape 22010
Oh My Sweet CarolinaLittle Silver HeartsLittle Silver Hearts2015
TwoLou Barlow2013
Oh My Sweet CarolinaLuke MacNeilThese Are Good Songs2013
Gimme Something GoodMaddison Krebs & Mitch Belot2016
Rock N RollMansionsBlack Sheep E.P.2008
When The Stars Go BlueMark Bodino"The Lost Love Sessions" - 23 Unplugged Favorites 2012
AMYMark RonsonVersion2007
Oh My Sweet CarolinaMatt StillwellShine Deluxe2010
Oh My Sweet CarolinaMatthew StewartMatthew Stewart2011
Tennessee SquareMeatboxTennessee Square2011
Shakedown On 9th StreetMegan Mullally & Supreme Music ProgramFree Again2007
Shakedown On 9th StreetMegan Mullally & Supreme Music ProgramLive2008
Hard Luck StoryMichael Cerveris & Loose CattleNorth Of Houston2013
Stairway To ParadiseMike ViolaStairway To Paradise2015
Doctor Feel BlueMike ViolaStairway To Paradise2015
Choked UpMinibarLive2010
Twist The KnifeNeko Case & Her BoyfriendsFurnace Room Lullaby2000
When The Stars Go BlueNicholas McDonaldIn The Arms Of An Angel2014
Shakedown On 9th StreetNo JusticeLive At Billy Bob's Texas2008
Dear JohnNorah Jones...Featuring2010
Light As A FeatherNorah JonesThe Fall2009
Come Pick Me UpPaul McDonaldLive on American Idol2011
TwoPenny & Sparrow2015
Come Pick Me UpPenny And Sparrow2015
Oh My Sweet CarolinaPeter SlagerSlik2016
Bartering LinesPhil Lesh & Friends2006
Magnolia MountainPhil Lesh & FriendsLive2005
Magnolia MountainPhil McGeeAlmost Acoustic - Songs For A New Day2011
Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart TonightPickin' On SeriesBluegrass Tribute to Alt Country2011
My Wrecking BallPierce Clarke2017
Oh My Sweet CarolinaPortastaticSome Small History2008
DesirePowLean2015
So AlivePristinaStars And Sirens2006
Like The TwilightQueen Of Fakes2010
Wither, I'm A FlowerRandy WoodmanHope Floats Soundtrack1999
Oh My Sweet CarolinaRed MollyNever Been To Vegas - Live2006
Come Pick Me UpRed Wanting BlueThe Warehouse Sessions2006
Come Pick Me UpRod WilliamsRod Williams2012
Oh My Sweet CarolinaRunkRockOh My Sweet Carolina2011
Oh My Sweet CarolinaRusty PrestonWhen We Called2015
Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart TonightSam Silva...and the People Say2013
When The Stars Go BlueSevignyMelalcoholic2006
Lucky NowSlow Fox2012
MagickSound+VisionArkeology - Volume 22014
Lucky NowSteve GrozierLucky Now2016
My Wrecking BallStrand of Oaks2014
This House Is Not For SaleStrand of Oaks2015
My Wrecking BallStrand of OaksHeal (Deluxe Edition)2015
Come Pick Me UpSuperchunkWhile No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Blo2014
Do You Still Love Me?The Amber Bugs2017
Oh My Sweet CarolinaThe Attic BandOh My Sweet Carolina2014
16 DaysThe Clarks2011
16 DaysThe ClarksSongs in G2010
Jacksonville SkylineThe Collins Brothers / Matt CollinsThe Collins Brothers2009
My Winding WheelThe Collins Brothers / Matt CollinsThe Collins Brothers2009
When The Stars Go BlueThe Corrs feat. BonoVH1 Presents Live In Dublin2002
Houses On The HillThe dB'sChristmas Time Again2006
Oh My Sweet CarolinaThe Johnny Possum BandLove And Truth2014
Dance All NightThe MaineLive2011
TwoThe MaineLive2011
This House Is Not For SaleThe MaineLive2013
Jacksonville SkylineThe Oolong GurusSonic Debris2012
Nobody GirlThe Terrapin Family BandLive2013
Come Pick Me UpThe Voice ProjectHome Recordings Vol. 12012
Oh My Sweet CarolinaThis Fear Became MountainsOh My Sweet Carolina2014
When The Stars Go BlueTim CharronUnplugged2010
When The Stars Go BlueTim McGrawGreatest Hits Vol. 22006
Come Pick Me UpTony WeeksSkip2012
Let It RideTurbo Trouble Trio2014
When The Stars Go BlueTyler Hilton & Beverly Joy LenzMusic From The WB Television Series "One Tree Hill2005
Come Pick Me UpTyne DarlingLive At The Brooklyn Rod & Gun Club (12/10/11)2013
Gimme Something GoodTyson LeslieLive2015
When The Stars Go BlueVenke KnutsonSmiles - The Very Best Of2010
16 DaysWade Bowen & West 84The Blue Light Live2010
Run AwayWeezerHurley2010
Come Pick Me UpWes Wingate & Hilary ScottConsonance2009
AMYWill YoungSummer Covers2016
Come Pick Me UpWilliam Beckett and Cara SalimandoSongs for Justice (Charity Album)2013
Blue HotelWillie NelsonSongbird2006
When The Stars Go BlueWonderlandWonderland2011
Oh My Sweet CarolinaWooden HorseWhat Comes Around2012
Ashes & FireYoung StatuesCovers2012
Oh My Sweet CarolinaZac Brown BandYou Get What You Give2010