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Joe Jackson songs covered by other artists – professional

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Release date Artist
where from?
website
JJ song
style / instrumentation
Album   Order Remarks
2014

22 April
Love Canon

Virginia, US
official site
Steppin' Out

bluegrass
Greatest Hits Vol. 3  
2013

7 May
AM & Shawn Lee

UK/US
official site
Steppin' Out

 
La Musique Numérique    
2012

20 Feb
Joe Pernice

US
official site
It's Different For Girls

 
Super Hits Of The Seventies (various artists)   Only available by pledging to US radio station WFMU during their Marathon 2012
2011

8 Feb
Tom Brislin

New Jersey, USA
official site
Steppin' Out

 
Steppin' Out (single) Download only
2011

8 Feb
Kurt Elling

Chicago, IL, USA
official site
Steppin' Out

jazz
The Gate Kurt Elling has played the song in concert since at least Nov 2009
2010

23 April
Renata Friederich

Switzerland
official site
Not Here, Not Now

jazz
Favorite Times  
2010

17 April
Locksley

Madison, WI, USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

 
non-album track     Free download only (available on official site)
2010

30 March
Robotanists

Los Angeles, CA, USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

with a number of lyrics changes
Shapes And Variations The song is entitled "Are You Really Going Out With Her?"
Download-only except for a few hand-numbered CDs.
2009

13 Nov
Sober Killer

Germany
official site
Steppin' Out

electropop
Death To The 80s (various artists)  
2009

10 Nov
Wes Carr

Australia
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

pop
Under The Influence (EP) packaged with his album "The Way The World Looks"
2009

 
Angela

South-East Asia
Breaking Us In Two

 
Jazz Acustico    
2009

3 Feb
Marykate O'Neil

USA
official site
It's Different For Girls

 
Underground  
2008

28 July
DEA

Tallahassee, FL, USA
Myspace page
Got The Time

hardcore punk
Good Guys (EP)   Free download only (available on record company website)
2008

1 July
Polar

 
It's Different For Girls

 
Feeback  
2008

22 April
Stanley Jordan

USA
official site
Steppin' Out

 
State Of Nature  
2008

 
Andrea Pozza Trio

Italy
official site
You Can't Get What You Want

jazz
Drop This Thing  
2007

Jan
Joseph Swidenbank

UK
official site
It's Different For Girls

 
It's Different For Girls (single) Download only
2006

9 Oct
Sylvain Luc

France
Wikipedia entry
Steppin' Out

 
Joko  
2006

25 Aug
Morse, Portnoy and George

California, USA
official site
I'm The Man

 
Cover To Cover  
2006

6 June
The Methadones

Illinois, USA
Wikipedia entry
I'm The Man

 
21st Century Power Pop Riot  
2006

8 May
Boy Kill Boy

UK
official site
It's Different For Girls

 
Suzie (CD single) Only one of two different versions of this CD single (cat.no. 9856255) has the JJ cover track.
2005

15 Oct
Davi não vê Estrelas

Portugal
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

acoustic
Back 2 Basics    
2005

4 Oct
Frankenstein 3000

Red Bank, NJ
official site
I'm The Man

 
America's Hit Remakers  
2005

April
Koufax

Ohio, USA
official site
Look Sharp!

rock
Why Bother At All (EP)   Limited edition
2005

March
Kid Courageous

Australia
Wikipedia entry
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

 
Dear Diary (2006) Single "Is She Really Going Out With Him?" released in March 2005 (reached #25 in the ARIA singles charts) also contains an acoustic version and the video
2005

25 Jan
Inara George

Los Angeles, CA, USA
official site
Fools In Love

acoustic
All Rise  
2005

Jan
Kuersche

Hannover, Germany
official site
Home Town

pop/rock
Live  
2004?

 
X Takes The Square

Florida, USA
official site
It's Different For Girls

 
      Not released on any album; only available as a download from their website.
2004

Oct
Alien Music Club

USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

 
Top Secret  
2004

28 Sept
Elaine K

Dublin, Ireland
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
The German Art Students

Madison, WI, USA
official site
Happy Loving Couples

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Lisa Mychols

Los Angeles, CA, USA
official site
Look Sharp!

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Beth Thornley

Alabama
official site
Got The Time

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Fabulous Disaster

San Francisco, CA
official site
Got The Time

rock
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Fiona Lehn

USA
official site
On Your Radio

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Maxine Young

UK
It's Different For Girls

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Idle Mirth

Cincinnati, OH, USA
official site
Another World

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Essra Mohawk

Philadelphia, PA, USA
official site
Steppin' Out

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Whitney McCray

Amarillo, TX, USA
official site
Breaking Us In Two

acoustic
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Amy Fox

New York, NY, USA(?)
official site
Be My Number Two / Shanghai Sky (medley)

vocals + piano
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Mary Lee's Corvette

New York, NY, USA
official site
Home Town

pop/rock
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
Alice Lee

Boston, MA, USA
official site
Sea Of Secrets

pop
Different For Girls  
2004

28 Sept
darkblueworld

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Take It Like A Man

rock
Different For Girls  
2004

20 July
The Matches

California, USA
Wikipedia entry
Got The Time

punk?
Music On The Brain, Vol. 1 (various artists)  
2004

3 April
Agro

South Africa
official site
Got The Time

metal
Gouda Than Hell    
2004

15 Jan
Het Nieuwe Wereldorkest

Belgium
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

(sung in Dutch)
Het Nieuwe Wereldorkest Vol. 1   This version is entitled "Zijn we werkelijk te oud, meneer?"
Apparently, it was originally aired in 2003 on the satirical radio programme "De nieuwe wereld" on VRT Radio 1.
2003

 
Paolo Santos

Philippines
Be My Number Two

acoustic
Wave Sessions    
2003

21 Oct
Mandy Moore

USA
official site
Breaking Us In Two

pop
Coverage  
2003

9 Sept
Curtis Stigers

Idaho, USA
official site
Fools In Love

jazz
You Inspire Me  
2003

3 June
Sugar Ray

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Wikipedia entry
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

pop/rock
In The Pursuit Of Leisure  
2002

30 Sept
Donots

Germany
official site
Got The Time

metal
We're Not Gonna Take It (CD single)   Only available on the single's limited edition with added bonus tracks
2001

17 Sept
Farrah

UK
official site
It's Different For Girls

acoustic
Tired Of Apologising (single) Released on the B side of the 7" and CD single
2004

8 Nov
Farrah

UK
official site
It's Different For Girls

acoustic
Me Too Different version of the above
2001

14 Sept
Tori Amos

USA
official site
Real Men

pop / mostly solo piano
Strange Little Girls This album has been released with several different cover sleeves
2001

21 May
Undeclinable

Netherlands
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

rock
Sound City Burning Also released as a single
2000

22 Nov
Koufax

Ohio, USA
official site
Steppin' Out

 
It Had To Do With Love (Japanese version) The JJ cover is only available as a bonus track on the Japanese release
2000

15 Nov
Susan's Room

Nashville, TN, USA
official site
Be My Number Two

pop
Room #5  
2000

14 Nov
The C-Nuts

USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

jazz
Blitzkrieg Bop And Other Jazz Mutations  
2000

12 Sept
James Michael

USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

rock
Inhale  
2000

11 April
Magnified

San Francisco, CA, USA
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

rock
Stand In Traffic  
2000

13 March
Rebecca Wheatley

UK
Wikipedia entry
It's Different For Girls

pop
Time Stands Still  
2000

18 Jan
Da Vinci's Notebook

Washington, DC, USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

a cappella + some percussion
The Life and Times of Mike Fanning  
1999

9 Nov
Goldfinger

California, USA
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

rock
Darrin's Coconut Ass – Live From Omaha  
1999

24 Sept
Ulla Meinecke

Germany
official site
A Slow Song

pop (sung in German)
Kurz nach Acht – Live The song is entitled "Langsames Lied". This live version was recorded in Feb 1999.
1999

July
Anger

Portugal
fansite
Look Sharp!

metal (?)
Y2K Also released as a single
1998 Füenf

Stuttgart, Germany
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

a cappella
Live    
1997 The Tank

California, USA
official site
I'm The Man

punk revival
There Is No 'I' In Band (1999) First released in 1997 as a B side of the 7" single "...Standing In Your Way"
1997

10 Oct
Fantastic Plastic Machine

Japan
official site
Steppin' Out

lounge pop
The Fantastic Plastic Machine Vocals by Dougee Dimensional
1997

27 May
Guttermouth

Los Angeles, CA, USA
official site
Happy Loving Couples

punk revival
Before You Were Punk – A Punk Rock Tribute To 80's New Wave (various artists)  
1997

April
Perfect Thyroid

New York, NY, USA
fansite
Got The Time

ska revival
Musical Barnacles    
1997

15 April
Buck-O-Nine

San Diego, CA, USA
official site
I'm The Man

ska punk
Twenty-Eight Teeth  
1996

 
Queen Bee

Germany
official site
Be My Number Two

 
Die eine singt, die andere auch  
1996

12 Nov
Larry Schneider

USA
Wikipedia entry
Be My Number Two

easy listening jazz (instrumental)
So Easy  
1995 Pop Top Five

Germany
info page
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

a cappella pop
Was gibt's noch zu sagen?!    
1995

Jan
Pansy Division

San Francisco, CA
official site
Real Men

high-speed punk rock
Pile Up First released in Jan 1995 as a B side of the 7" single "James Bondage"
1992

9 June
Hugh Masekela

South Africa
Wikipedia entry
Steppin' Out

jazz pop (mostly instrumental)
Beatin' Aroun De Bush  
1991 Ulla Meinecke

Germany
official site
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

pop (sung in German)
Löwen The song is entitled "Geht die Süße wirklich aus mit ihm?"
1991 Ulla Meinecke

Germany
official site
A Slow Song

pop (sung in German)
Löwen The song is entitled "Langsames Lied"
1990

21 Aug
Anthrax

New York, NY, USA
official site
Got The Time

speed metal
Persistence Of Time The single reached no. 16 in the UK charts
1985 Héctor Lavoe

Puerto Rico
Wikipedia entry
Cancer

salsa (sung in Spanish)
Revento Héctor Lavoe died in 1993 in New York.
1984 Sylvia Sass

Hungary
Wikipedia entry
Real Men

pop (sung in Hungarian)
Nézz körül   The song is entitled "Hogy ember légy"
1983 Rita Coolidge

USA
fansite
Fools In Love

pop
Never Let You Go    
1981 Miki Wagner

USA
Is She Really Going Out With Him?

 
Infatuation    


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