Bluegrass Funk/Pop: Heavenly or Hellacious? You decide...

What's with all these bluegrass musicians doing covers of contemporary songs? First, there was Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby covering Rick James's classic funk hit, Super Freak:



Now, a bluegrass group called The Cleverlys has resurrected the 80s pop classic, Walk Like an Egyptian, originally performed by The Bangles.



I have to admit that the latter performance borders on mesmerizing, especially the scary drummer. I'm not sure I'd want to meet up with him during a canoe trip in the Ozarks.

Latter link via Neatorama

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How about a bluegrass version of Ozzy's "Crazy Train" sung be an effeminate Elvis impersonator?
Van Heffer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ViW6gGRknU

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