Listen to Jerry Douglas and Mumford and Sons Cover “The Boxer”

Mumford and Jerry

Jerry Douglas, the world’s most renowned Dobro player, has new solo album coming out next week (26th June) titled Traveler which features collaborations with some of the best in the business including Eric Clapton, Mumford and Sons, Paul Simon, Keb’ Mo’, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Béla Fleck, Viktor Krauss and more. and if that wasn’t exciting enough audio has just emerged online featuring one of those collaborations: Jerry Douglas and Mumford and Sons covering the classic Simon and Garfunkel track “The Boxer”. Have a listen here and tell us what you think:

The full track listing for Traveler is below:

1. On A Monday
2. Something You Got (feat. Eric Clapton)
3. So Here We Are
4. The Boxer (feat. Mumford & Sons and Paul Simon)
5. Duke And Cookie
6. High Blood Pressure (feat. Keb’ Mo’)
7. Gone To Fortingall
8. Right On Time (feat. Marc Cohn)
9. American Tune/Spain
10. Frozen Fields (feat. Alison Krauss and Union Station)
11. King Silkie


  1. Christoph said,

    June 21, 2012 at 18:45

    I really like it – not too far away from the original…

  2. vagab0ndage said,

    June 21, 2012 at 20:34

    i listened to this cover version ages back and i loved it ever since. it reminds me of mum and dad i love this song so much. I love how mumford and sons did their own version of such a great classic song

  3. June 22, 2012 at 09:11

    The Dobro adds a nice touch to the classic song. Thanks, I’m excited about the CD.

  4. arbori said,

    June 27, 2012 at 11:24

    too rad!! It feels a little grittier than the original, more angsty or something.

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