Manson Covers Manson

Given that half of Marilyn Manson’s name came from Charles Manson, you’d think that he’d have covered Manson (the killer’s) music in the past. After all, the Beach Boys, the Lemonhead and Guns ‘N Roses have all recorded tunes that Manson (the killer) wrote and released in the late 60s/early 70s. (To learn more about Charles Manson’s creepy connections with music, go here.)

But no. It took until Manson’s (the killer’s) death this week for Manson (Marilyn) to cover him. Here’s his (Marilyn’s) version of Manson’s (the killer’s) “Sick City.”

 

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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