Great tweet by The Paranoid Style on a fine Warren Zevon song. “Desperados Under the Eaves” was released in 1976.
“Like a Hurricane” is a great Neil Young song written in 1975 and released in 1977. Jay Farrar and Jason Isbell are among the artists who have covered it.
“Losing My Religion” was a popular R. E. M. song from 1991. Try the Selo I Ludy cover from Ukraine.
“Oh, Pretty Woman” is a 1964 Roy Orbison record. Covers include versions by Van Halen and this great one by the Ukranian band Selo i Ludy.
“See That My Grave Is Kept Clean” was originally a 1927 record by Blind Lemon Jefferson. Versions have been done by Lou Reed, Mavis Staples, Bob Dylan and B. B. King among others. Some versions call it “One Kind Favor”
“Whiskey Train” is a 1970 Procul Harum song. (See the link to the list of versions from the excellent Second Hand Songs site.)
“All I Really Want to Do” is a 1964 Bob Dylan song. Covers include versions by the Byrds and Cher.
“Help Me, Rhonda” was a big hit for the Beach Boys in 1965. They recorded two versions.
After Live Aid in 1985, the Vanity Fair review said that when the Beach Boys sang “Help Me, Rhonda”, they sounded like they were calling out for their nurse.
“Don’t Start Me Talkin'” is a 1955 Sonny Boy Williamson song. I had no idea that the Doobie Brothers covered it!