A high-energy, acoustic cover of the classic country song originally written by Australian country singer Geoff Mack.

Jade Bird’s cover of “I’ve Been Everywhere” is a stunning and haunting rendition of the classic song. Bird’s vocals are raw and powerful, and she brings a new level of emotion to the lyrics. The song is a perfect example of Bird’s talent as a singer-songwriter, and it is sure to please fans of both her original music and the classic song.

The original version of “I’ve Been Everywhere” was first released in 1962 by Hank Snow. The song quickly became a hit, and it has been covered by many other artists over the years, including Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Dwight Yoakam.

Bird’s version of the song is a departure from the traditional country sound of the original. She adds her own unique style to the song, giving it a more folk-rock feel. The song is still recognizably “I’ve Been Everywhere,” but Bird’s interpretation makes it feel new and fresh.

Bird’s vocals are the star of the show on this cover. She sings with such passion and emotion that it is impossible not to be moved by her performance. The song is a powerful reminder of the human spirit and the strength of the human heart.

About the Artist

Jade Bird (Twitter: @JadeBirdMusic) is a British singer-songwriter born in 1997 in Hexham, England. She grew up listening to a variety of music genres ranging from folk to rock, which would eventually influence her songwriting style. Jade began playing the piano at an early age and started writing her own songs when she was just 12 years old.

After finishing school, she moved to London to pursue a career in music and started performing at various venues around the city. In 2017, Jade released her debut EP titled “Something American,” which showcased her raw vocal talent and exceptional songwriting skills. Since then, she has toured extensively and released her self-titled debut album in 2019, which received critical acclaim for its blend of folk, rock, and country influences.

Fun Fact

Jade Bird’s version of the song was featured in the trailer for the 2022 film “The Lost City.”

The original version came out back in 1962. For more, check out the Rolling Stone article, “Flashback: ‘I’ve Been Everywhere’ Puts Hank Snow, Johnny Cash on the Map“.

The Johnny Cash Version

Here’s the Johnny Cash version that most people think is the original.

The song’s lyrics list over 300 place names, including cities, towns, states, countries, and even some fictional places. Can you memorize it?

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