Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy Cover Lou Reed’s “Rooftop Garden”: Listen

Matthew Strauss
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Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy are continuing their covers series with a rendition of Lou Reed’s Legendary Hearts closer “Rooftop Garden.” The cover features Cretan lute player George Xylouris (of Xylouris White). Check out the accompanying music video, directed by Kris Rey, below.

Bill Callahan and Bonnie “Prince” Billy began their covers series with their take on Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ “Blackness of the Night.” After that, they played songs by Hank Williams, Jr., Dave Rich, the Other Years, Billie Eilish, Steely Dan, Callahan’s own Smog, the late Jerry Jeff Walker, Robert Wyatt, and Little Feat.

See where Bill Callahan’s Gold Record cut “The Mackenzies” landed on Pitchfork’s “The 100 Best Songs of 2020.”

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