I Guarantee That You’ve Never Heard “Sweet Child O’ Mine” Covered Like This Before

Wes Malik, my South Asian correspondent, points us in the direction of this Qawwali version of the GnR classic.  Fantastic, really.

I’m actually a fan of this sort of singing.  One of the best ever was Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.  Check out this amazing track called “Mustt Mustt” recorded for Peter Gabriel’s Real World label. Memorizing.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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