Cover Songs

In addition to performing original music,
Carolyn has a repertoire of hundreds of acoustic cover songs to suit any mood, event and venue, including Folk/Americana, Acoustic Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Top 40, Classic Rock, Oldies and Country. You'll find that she enjoys changing up some of her favorites to make an old familiar song sound brand new.  

Here is just a sample of the ever-expanding list:

Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers  
All I Have To Do Is Dream, Everly Bros  
All of Me, John Legend 
All Out of Love, Air Supply   
All Shook Up, Elvis 
All You Need Is Love, The Beatles 
Alone, Heart  
Always on my Mind, Elvis/W Nelson 
American Pie, Don McLean  
Amie, Pure Prairie League 
Angel, Sarah McLachlan  
Anyway, Martina McBride 
As Long As You Love Me, Backstreet Boys 
At Last, Etta James  

Bad Moon Rising, CCR 
Barely Breathing, Duncan Sheik 
Beat It, Michael Jackson 
Because the Night, B Springsteen/P Smith  
Because You Loved Me, Celine Dion  
Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood  
Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell  
Bless the Broken Road, Rascal Flatts  
Blowin' in the wind, Bob Dylan  
Blue Suede Shoes, Elvis/C Perkins 
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Andrew Sisters 
Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Green Day  
Breakaway, Kelly Clarkson   
Breakeven, The Script   
Breathe, Faith Hill  
Breathe 2A, Anna Nalick 
Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison  
Bubbly, Colbie Callat   
Bye Bye Love, Everly Bros  

Can’t Buy Me Love, The Beatles 
Can’t Fight This Feeling, REO Speedwagon 
Can’t Help Falling In Love, Elvis 
Cat's in the Cradle, Harry Chapin  
Chasing Cars, Snow Patrol   
Closer to Fine, Indigo Girls  
Closing Time, Semisonic  
Come On Get Higher, Matt Nathanson   
Come to my Window, Melissa Etheridge  
Crazy, Patsy Cline  
Crying, Roy Orbison 

Dancing in the Dark, Bruce Springsteen  
Danny’s Song, Kenny Loggins   
Desperado, The Eagles  
Don’t Ask Me Why, Billy Joel  
Don’t Be Cruel, Elvis 
Don’t Know Why, Norah Jones   
Don’t Stop Believin, Journey  
Don’t You Forget About Me, Simple Minds 
Drift Away, Dobie Gray  
Dust in the Wind, Kansas  

Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles 
End of the Line, Travelin Wilburys  
Every Rose Has Its Thorn, Poison   
Everyday, Buddy Holly   
Everything, Michael Buble 
Everything I Do, Bryan Adams  
Ex's & Oh's, Elle King 

Fall For You, Secondhand Serenade   
Fast Car, Tracy Chapman 
Fields of Gold, Eva Cassidy/Sting 
Fire, B Springsteen/Pointer Sisters 
Fire & Rain, James Taylor  
First Cut is the Deepest, Sheryl Crow   
Fly Me to the Moon, Frank Sinatra  
Follow You Down, Gin Blossoms 
Follow Your Arrow, Kacey Musgraves 
Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash   
Forever Young, Rod Stewart  
Free Fallin, Tom Petty   

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper  
Give Me One Reason, Tracy Chapman  
Glory of Love, Bette Midler  
Good Lovin, Young Rascals 
Good Riddance (Time of your Life) Green Day  
Grenade, Bruno Mars 

Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley  
Hand in Pocket, Alanis Morissette 
Have You Ever Seen the Rain, Carole King/CCR 
He Thinks He’ll Keep Her, Mary C Carpenter  
Heartache Tonight, The Eagles 
Heaven, Bryan Adams  
Hello, Lionel Ritchie 
Here Comes the Rain Again, Eurythmics  
Here I Am Again, Whitesnake  
Hey Jude, The Beatles 
Hot N Cold, Katy Perry  
Hotel California, The Eagles 
House of the Rising Sun, Dylan/Animals  
House That Built Me, Miranda Lambert 

I Can See Clearly Now, Jimmy Cliff 
I Can’t Make You Love Me, Bonnie Raitt 
I Feel Fine, The Beatles 
I Hope You Dance, Lee Ann Womack  
I Only Want To Be With You, Dusty Springfield 
I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash  
I Wanna To Hold Your Hand, The Beatles 
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You, Elvis 
I Will Remember You, Sarah McLachlan  
I Won't Back Down, Tom Petty 
I’ll Be, Edwin McCain  
I’ll Stand By You, Pretenders  
I'm A Believer, Monkees/Smash Mouth  
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), Proclaimers 
I’m Into Something Good, Herman’s Hermits 
I'm Yours, Jason Mraz  
I’ve Just Seen a Face, The Beatles 
If I Die Young, The Band Perry 

Imagine, John Lennon   
In My Life, The Beatles/B Midler  
In Your Wildest Dreams, The Moody Blues
Iris, Goo Goo Dolls    
It Had To Be You    
It Must Have Been Love, Roxette    
It's So Easy, Linda Ronstadt  
 

 

Jack & Diane, John Mellencamp  
Jar of Hearts, Christina Perri   
Keep On Loving You, Reo Speedwagon   
Keeper of the Stars, Tracy Byrd   
Killing Me Softly, Roberta Flack   
King of the Road, Roger Miller  
Kiss Me, Sixpence None the Richer   
Knockin On Heaven's Door, Dylan/GnR

Landslide, Fleetwood Mac/Dixie Chicks  
Last Kiss, Pearl Jam  
Leaving on a Jet Plane, John Denver   
Let It Be, The Beatles  
Let Your Love Flow, Bellamy Bros   
Livin on a Prayer, Bon Jovi   
Longer, Dan Fogelberg   
Love is a Battlefield, Pat Benatar   
Love is all around, Troggs   
Love Me Tender, Elvis   
Love Story, Taylor Swift   
Lovesong, The Cure  
Lucky, Jason Mraz  

Mack the Knife, Bobby Darrin   
Mad World, Tears for Fears   
Mama's Broken Heart, Miranda Lambert  
Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet   
Me & Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin   
Me & Julio, Paul Simon  
Moondance, Van Morrison   
Mrs. Robinson, Simon & Garfunkel   
My Girl, Smokey Robinson   
My Next 30 Years, Tim McGraw  

Need You Now, Lady Antebellum   
New York State of Mind, Billy Joel  

Old Time Rock and Roll, Bob Seger   
One of Us, Joan Osborne  

Paint it Black, Rolling Stones  
Perfect, Pink  
Piano Man, Billy Joel   
Power of Two, Indigo Girls   
Pride (In the Name of Love), U2   
Proud Mary, Ike & Tina Turner/CCR  

Reason to Believe, Rod Stewart  
Return to Sender, Elvis  
Rhythm of the Rain, Everly Bros   
Right Here Waiting, Richard Marx   
Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash  
R.O.C.K in the USA, John Mellencamp   
Rock Around the Clock, Bill Haley   
Runaway Train, Soul Asylum  

Saints & Angels, Sara Evans    
Satisfaction, Rolling Stones  
Shake Rattle & Roll, Bill Haley  
She Talks to Angels, Black Crowes   
Sixteen Tons, Tennessee Ernie Ford   
Skyscraper, Demi Lovato   
Small Town, John Mellencamp   
Soak up the Sun, Sheryl Crow   
Someone Like You, Adele   
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough, D Henley
Songbird, Eva Cassidy   
Stand By Me, Ben E King   
Stuck in the Middle, Steelers Wheelers   
Superman, Five For Fighting  
Sweet Dreams, Eurythmics  
Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd   

Take It on the Run, The Eagles   
Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver   
The A Team, Ed Sheeran  
The Best of My Love, The Eagles  
The Gambler, Kenny Rogers  
The Great Pretender, The Platters   
The Letter, The Box Tops  
The Longest Time, Billy Joel   
The River, Garth Brooks   
The Rose, Bette Midler   
The Sound of Silence, Simon & Garfunkel   
The Way, Fastball   
The Way I Am, Ingrid Michelson   
The Way It Is, Bruce Hornsby  
The Weight, The Band  
These Boots Are Made For Walkin, N Sinatra  
This Magic Moment, Jay & the Americans  
This One’s For The Girls – Martina McBride   
Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper   
To Make You Feel My Love, Adele/Dylan  
Tonight the Heartache’s On Me, Dixie Chicks  
Tracks of My Tears, Smokey Robinson   
True Colors, Cyndi Lauper   
Two Pina Coladas, Garth Brooks  

Unchained Melody, Righteous Bros   
Under The Boardwalk, Drifters   
Unforgettable, Nat King Cole  
Up On The Roof, Drifters/C King  
Venus, Shocking Blue  
Viva La Vida, Coldplay   

Wagon Wheel, Darius Rucker/OCMS
Walk of Life, Dire Straits  
Walkin in Memphis, Marc Cohn   
We Belong, Pat Benatar   
We've Got Tonight, Bob Seger/K Rogers   
What A Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong   
What I Like About You, Romantics   
What’s Up, 4 Non Blondes   
When I Fall In Love, Nat King Cole   
When I See You Smile, Bad English  
When September Ends, Green Day   
When Will I Be Loved, Everly Bros  
When You’re Smiling, Louis Armstrong  
Who'll Stop the Rain, John Fogerty   
Wide Open Spaces, Dixie Chicks  
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Shirelles/C King   
Wind Beneath My Wings, Bette Midler   
With or Without You, U2  
Wonderwall, Oasis  

Yellow, Coldplay   
Yesterday, The Beatles  
You Belong With Me, Taylor Swift   
You Can Call Me Al, Paul Simon  
You May Be Right, Billy Joel  
You Raise Me Up, Josh Groban  
You Send Me, Sam Cooke  
You Were Mine, Dixie Chicks  
You’re So Vain, Carly Simon   
You’ve Got A Friend, C King/J Taylor   
Your Cheatin Heart, Patsy Cline   
Your Song, Elton John  
   

 

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