Multi-talented musician Beck today celebrates his 47th birthday. The Los Angeles-born multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer boasts a resume as diverse sonically as it is filled with successful releases. A highly sought after partner and arranger, Saturday Stream this week focuses on the man born Bek David Campbell via a 25-track Spotify Playlist of his memorable covers and collaborations.
The first half of the playlist presents classic covers recorded and released by Beck throughout his career. Covers include songs penned by the likes of David Bowie, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Daniel Johnston and others. Beck and EmmyLou Harris collaborate on a song by Graham Parsons as well.
Additional cohorts who have worked with Beck and made the latter half of the playlist are such genre-corssing artists as Air, Jack White, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Macy Gray, Thurston Moore, Seu Jorge, Flume and The Lonely Island, among others. Give the Beck birthday playlist a spin below: