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Patti Smith, St Vincent, The National & more cover 1920s classics for Boardwalk Empire soundtrack

07 August 2013, 18:53 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton

A second volume of the soundtrack to HBO show Boardwalk Empire is set for release later this year, with a flurry of impressive contributors among the tracklisting.

Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music From The HBO® Original Series is the follow-up to the Grammy-winning first part, and will come out on 3 September. It sees a collection of artists giving their takes on classic songs from the 1920s.

Among those on the soundtrack are Patti Smith, St. Vincent, The National’s Matt Berninger, Neko Case, Elvis Costello, Karen Elson, Rufus Wainwright, plus more.

You can hear Annie Clark and Matt Berninger’s contributions beneath:

And check out the full tracklisting below:

1. David Johansen – Strut Miss Lizzie
2. Stephen DeRosa – Old King Tut
3. Elvis Costello – It Had To Be You
4. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks – Everybody Loves My Baby
5. Liza Minnelli – You’ve Got To See Mama Ev’ry Night (Or You Can’t See Mama At All)
6. Leon Redbone – Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
7. St. Vincent – Make Believe
8. Pokey LaFarge – Lovesick Blues
9. Neko Case – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
10. Karen Elson – Who’s Sorry Now
11. Stephan DeRosa – You’d Be Surprised
12. Margot Bingham – I’m Going South
13. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks – Sugarfoot Stomp
14. Rufus Wainwright – Jimbo Jambo
15. Kathy Brier – There’ll Be Some Changes Made
16. Margot Bingham – Somebody Loves Me
17. Chaim Tannenbaum – All Alone
18. Loudon Wainwright III – The Prisoner’s Song
19. Patti Smith – I Ain’t Got Nobody
20. Matt Berninger – I’ll See You In My Dreams

[via CoS]

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