Can’t Hardly Wait, A Retrospective: Covered

It’s time to wrap up my little nerdy journey through the history of one song. This week’s videos show that there are a lot of bands who are also fans of this song. The only one I have witnessed knocking out a Can’t Hardly Wait is Dash Rip Rock from New Orleans, but judging from what I found plenty have found inspiration to play it themselves.

But first, one more Paul Westerberg solo version. This is from the 2002 solo tour (the one I thought didn’t contain any CHW’s, thanks for the corrections).

…I’ll be home when I’m sleeping….

Here’s Marah

And more from bars across the nation. You have to respect the love in all of them.

Maybe Pete
Johnny Heidt News Experience
Buzz Bomb
The Kickz
Nine Fifty
Shock And Awe

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  1. ElegantMule 27.Sep.07 at 10:36 pm

    This is impressive. In a really nerdy, obsessive way.

  2. scooterboy 28.Sep.07 at 9:59 am

    i think i used to have a recording of wilco doing this song, too. but, really, who cares? i mean, clearly wilco sucks.

  3. Jodi 28.Sep.07 at 3:29 pm

    Wilco doesn’t suck, Marah does!

    I have a recording of Wilco doing Color Me Impressed, but not CHW.

  4. liquidparallax 01.Oct.07 at 2:00 am

    “Wilco doesn’t suck, Marah does!”


  5. scooterboy 01.Oct.07 at 9:33 am

    i was kidding about wilco, but these barbs against marah simply will not stand. meet me by the swingset on the playground. scooter is gonna bring the smackdown.

    (and you are correct, jodi, it was cmi, not chw)