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William Shatner Covers Black Sabbath

September 14th, 2011

William Shatner has a new album coming out next month called Seeking Major Tom which features a bunch of covers including this one, “Iron Man” by the Sabs.

Revolver Mag debut William Shatner Iron man feat. Zakk Wylde by Cleopatra Records

Here’s the tracklist for the album. The guy can get pretty much anyone he wants to play on his albums. I think it’s cool that we’ve got a bunch of guys from progressive rock bands here playing on decidedly un-proggy tunes.

Disc: 1

01. Major Tom (PETER SHILLING)
* Nick Valensi (THE STROKES) on guitar
* Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) on guitar
* Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS) on bass

02. Space Oddity (DAVID BOWIE)
* Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on guitar
* Alan Parsons on keyboards

03. In A Little While (U2)
* Manuel Gottsching (ASH RA TEMPEL) on guitar

04. Space Cowboy (STEVE MILLER)
* Brad Paisley on guitar and vocals

05. Space Trucking (DEEP PURPLE)
* Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE) on drums
* Johnny Winter on guitar

06. Rocket Man (ELTON JOHN)
* Steve Hillage (GONG) on guitar

07. She Blinded Me With Science (THOMAS DOLBY)
* Bootsy Collins on bass
* Patrick Moraz (YES, MOODY BLUES) on keyboards/synthesizers

08. Walking On The Moon (THE POLICE)
* Toots (TOOTS & THE MAYTALS) on vocals

09. Spirit In The Sky (NORMAN GREENBAUM)
* Peter Frampton on guitar

10. Bohemian Rhapsody (QUEEN)
* John Wetton (ASIA) on bass and vocals

11. Silver Machine (HAWKWIND)
* Wayne Kramer (MC5) on guitar
* Carmine Appice (VANILLA FUDGE, ROD STEWART, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums

12. Mrs. Major Tom
* Sheryl Crow on vocals

Disc: 2

01. Empty Glass (THE TEA PARTY)
* Michael Schenker (MSG, UFO, SCORPIONS) on guitar

02. Lost In The Stars (FRANK SINATRA version)
* Ernie Watts on saxophone

03. Learning to Fly (PINK FLOYD)
* Edgar Froese (TANGERINE DREAM) on guitar and keyboards

04. Mr. Spaceman (THE BYRDS)
* Dave Davies (THE KINKS) on guitar

05. Twilight Zone (GOLDEN EARRING)
* Warren Haynes (GOV’T MULE, ALLMAN BROTHERS) on guitar

06. Struggle (original track William Shatner / Adam Hamilton)

07. Iron Man (BLACK SABBATH)
* Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) on guitar and vocals
* Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS, OZZY OSBOURNE) on bass

08. Planet Earth (DURAN DURAN)
* Steve Howe (YES) on guitar

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