Mrs. Major Tom

William Shatner’s Seeking Major Tom album follows what happened to Bowie’s doomed spaceman after he dared leave the capsule.  One of the songs on the album is “Mrs. Major Tom,” which is performed by Sheryl Crow.

Neuphoria Recordings points out that this is a cover of a 2003 song by K.I.A., a Canadian electronic artist.  Here’s his original version.  Compare it to Sheryl’s version here.

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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