“Jolene” is one of country music’s unmistakable classics given to us by the one and only Dolly Parton. Though none can beat the original, there are still some that come up with awesome covers that can come close as a second.
Though the song isn’t very relatable, or maybe because it is, it is one of the staple of classic country music. Ever since the queen of country, Dolly Parton, released the song; there have been many renditions of it by different artists in different genres.
Some Examples of Covers of “Jolene”
For fans of Glee, a hit musical TV show from 2009 to 2015, the song was featured in an episode that spoke about relationships and third parties. It was a perfect song choice and perfectly fit the feel and tone of the scene.
This song helped a lot more country fans take notice of Miley Cyrus during her early years when she covered the song back in 2012. This specific cover was recorded as part of Miley’s Backyard Sessions.
Perhaps the most surprising artist to cover this is the band White Stripes who did such a good job adapting the song into their genre that some fans actually thought they wrote the song.
These are just some examples of covers. There are many who made their own versions of this song which only goes to show just how awesome this song is.
“Jolene” A Cover by Tatjana Evodia
With all the different covers of the song flying around, some of them sometimes get overshadowed by the more popular ones. Thankfully for us, however, because of websites like Reddit, we are able to find up-and-coming singers who are trying to share their talent with the world.
One such talent is Tatjana Evodia who recently uploaded her cover of the classic song. She stated in her Reddit post that she recorded the song after another woman texted and tried to hit on her boyfriend. Maybe that helped her sing the song even better. Either way, if you haven’t yet, check out this awesome cover.