New Cee Lo Green Recording Online
Rock and roll legend Buddy Holly would have turned 75 on September 7 had his life not been taken in a plane crash in 1959, on the infamous "Day The Music Died." Fortunately, the pioneering Lubbock, Texas rocker's legacy lives on, as is evidenced by the upcoming compilation Rave On Buddy Holly (out June 18 via Fantasy/Concord), which features covers of his songs by an eclectic array of artists that includes The Voice coach Cee Lo Green ("(You're So Square) Baby, I Don't Care"), Paul McCartney ("It's Easy"), Florence + The Machine ("Not Fade Away"), Kid Rock ("Well…All Right") and Fiona Apple ("Every Day").
Today we're honored to premiere Grammy winner Cee Lo's raucous, rockabilly take on the Jerry Leiber- and Mike Stoller-penned "Baby, I Don't Care." American Idol viewers and Lady Gaga fans alike will know Leiber and Stoller's timeless work from Season 10 contestants Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Haley Reinhart and James Durbin performing the pair's material last month, in an episode that featured Gaga as a mentor.
"(You're So Square) Baby, I Don't Care" was originally recorded by Elvis Presley in 1957 for his Jailhouse Rock EP. Buddy Holly's version appeared on his self-titled album that was released the following year. Check it out