Top 10: Dolly Parton’s Jolene {Mumford & Marling, Newton-John, White Stripes…]

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 24, 2011
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I didn’t really know this song. But last week, I finally fell for Mumford & Sons, and came across this catchy gem, and of course it was familiar—everyone knows this song, and the feeling it conveys—of defeat and heartbreak and jealousy and helplessness.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neuOM2KmWhw[/youtube]

I watched a few versions, falling for Marling, too:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz2DXUdeUhk[/youtube]

Same version, diff angle:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLffM2fPGg0[/youtube]

Love this one:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSDabTF_pZU[/youtube]

Nora Jones:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za0LdtXo_WM[/youtube]

Kinda unbearable slash awesome. Nice dance moves, hey:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXDe_CQtLzA[/youtube]

Like White Stripes, don’t like:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePnoUv7qSCA[/youtube]

Awesome…for about 30 secs:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oxzoDWY1PM[/youtube]

Finally, I had to find the original.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m5m2cFeXFU[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_nwAkOGL78[/youtube]

Most popular version:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1plvBR02wDs[/youtube]


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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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3 Responses to “Top 10: Dolly Parton’s Jolene {Mumford & Marling, Newton-John, White Stripes…]”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Waylon Lewis, Tippy RammaDamma. Tippy RammaDamma said: RT @elephantjournal: Jolene, she's mean: http://bit.ly/fDnuGO […]

  2. René Cousineau says:

    I love Dolly. It's weird how her entire audience is yellow in the first video…

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