Cody Johnson Gives Us A Butter Smooth Cover Of Lynyrd Skynyrd's The Ballad of Curtis Loew
If a voice could sound as smooth as butter, Cody Johnson would top that list!
Fresh off his CMT Music Award Win for 'Til You Can't and a star studded tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd at the awards, Cojo once again proves he chooses the best covers.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's 1974 song was written by Van Zant and Allen Collins, tells the story of a young boy who collected bottles to raise money so the old man who hung out at the corner store could play his dobro. While Curtis Loew was fictional, the store was real.
Last year, a YouTube video surfaced of Cody covering the song at an intimate show, but that seems to be Cody's m-o these days.
I guess it was finally time to put together a fully produced cover to bless our ears, and damn does it bless us.
However, Cody's signature twang was truly made for this song and really gives the nearly five decade old song some new life, with just a guitar and a fiddle. Is it too much to ask for a Cojo cover album!