Operation Cover Band

WNRN’s music committee came up with a list of 20 songs that are essential to the station. Local and national bands are asked to pick a song from the list, learn it and perform it live on WNRN.

Wilco – Jesus, etc (The Mynabirds)
Blitzen Trapper – Furr
Neko Case – Hold on, Hold on
Camper Van Beethoven – Take the Skinheads Bowling (Goldrush)
Black Keys – 10AM Automatic
Death Cab for Cutie – Soul Meets Body
Delta Spirit – Trashcan (RayLand Baxter)
Elvis Costello – Every Day I Write the Book
Beck – Beercan
Ryan Adams – When the Stars Go Blue (Carl Anderson)
White Stripes – Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
MGMT – Kids (Chamomile and Whiskey)
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom Boom
Violent Femmes – Kiss Off
My Morning Jacket – Golden (Yarn)
Avett Brothers – The Weight of Lies (Perpetual Groove)
Townes Van Zandt – If I Needed You (American Aquarium)
Sea Wolf – You’re a Wolf
Mumford and Sons – Little Lion Man
Nickel Creek – This Side

Yarn Covers My Morning Jacket at WNRN

November 3 2012, 9:20am
Categories: Operation Cover Band + Video

Yarn covered “Golden” by My Morning Jacket as part of Operation Cover Band on Acoustic Sunrise this past Friday morning.


Rayland Baxter Covers Delta Spirit on WNRN

October 22 2012, 7:33pm
Categories: Operation Cover Band

Rayland Baxter covered “Trashcan” by Delta Spirit as part of Operation Cover Band.


Perpetual Groove Covers The Avett Brothers at WNRN

October 11 2012, 6:50pm
Categories: In-Studios + Operation Cover Band + Video

Perpetual Groove covers “The Weight of Lies” by The Avett Brothers as part of Operation Cover Band.

Mynabirds Perform

September 18 2012, 11:11am
Categories: In-Studios + Operation Cover Band

The Mynabirds stopped by last month to perform a few tracks off of their new album as well as participate in our Operation Coverband. You can listen to the podcast and the amazing performance of the Wilco song “Jesus etc.” below.

Carl Anderson Covers Ryan Adams on WNRN

September 10 2012, 2:13pm
Categories: In-Studios + Operation Cover Band + Video

Carl Anderson covered When the Stars Go Blue by Ryan Adams on WNRN as part of Operation Cover Band.



Goldrush Covers Camper Van Beethoven on WNRN

August 30 2012, 10:59am
Categories: Operation Cover Band + Video

Goldrush covers “Take the Skinheads Bowling” by Camper Van Beethoven at WNRN as part of Operation Cover Band!

The Mynabirds Cover Wilco on WNRN

August 29 2012, 10:43am
Categories: Operation Cover Band + Video

The Mynabirds cover “Jesus, Etc.” by Wilco as part of Operation Cover Band at WNRN!

American Aquarium Covers Townes Van Zandt at WNRN

July 31 2012, 7:19pm
Categories: Operation Cover Band + Video

American Aquarium covered “If I Needed You” by Townes Van Zandt as a part of Operation Cover Band at WNRN!