New Music: Jenny Lewis and Paul Shaffer Cover David Bowie’s Version of the McCoys’ “Sorrow”

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: (L-R) Singers Chandra Watson, Leigh Watson and Jenny Lewis of Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins perform onstage at Immanuel Presbyterian Church on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)

Iconic former Letterman bandleader Paul Shaffer is releasing a star-studded, self-titled covers album with The World’s Most Dangerous Band on March 17 (the features include Bill Murray, Shaggy, Dion, and Darius Rucker). Today, he’s put out the first single toward that album: a tribute to David Bowie featuring Jenny Lewis, emulating the late rock star’s Pin Ups cover of teen-pop band the McCoys’ 1965 single “Sorrow.” (For reference, The McCoys’ biggest claim to fame is “Hang On Sloopy.”) The song was also a hit for UK band The Merseys.

Listen to Lewis’ cover, and watch Bowie do his, below.


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