Covers: Mr. Spaceman

Can you think of another song covered by William Shatner, Alvin (of the Chipmunks) and Kermit (with Jimmy Buffett)?

“Mr. Spaceman” is a great Byrds song from 1966. Back then, there was a lot of interest in space travel and everything was positive. It sounds so innocent now. This was before three astronauts died in Apollo 1. The song has a strong country influence which was a preview of the later direction taken by the Byrds.

I believe that’s Jay Bennett doing the great guitar solos

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