Bowie, Spearhead, Merchant Cover Gershwin

Bowie, Spearhead, Merchant Cover Gershwin

Glam-rock legend David Bowie, hip-hoppers Spearhead and pop singer Natalie Merchant are among the artists covering tunes penned by classic pop-songwriters George and Ira Gershwin for Red Hot + Rhapsody. The 11th album from the Red Hot Organization -- a group which produces multi-artist compilations to benefit AIDS research -- the set is due in stores on Oct. 6. Red Hot + Rhapsody's track listing: "Summertime," Morcheeba and Hubert Laws; "It Ain't Necessarily So," Finley Quaye; "But Not For Me," Natalie Merchant; "They Can't Take That Away From Me," Smoke City; "I Got Plenty o' Nuthin'," Spearhead and Ernest Ranglin; "Summertime," Bobby Womack and the Roots; "I Was Doing All Right," Davina; "Embraceable You," Duncan Sheik; "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," Clark Terry; "I've Got A Crush On You," Luscious Jackson; "Peter Sellers Sings George Gershwin," Money Mark; "Nice Work If You Can Get It," Majestic 12; "The Man I Love," Sarah Cracknell and Kid Loco; " 'S Wonderful/Rhapsody in Blue," Skylab; "Someone To Watch Over Me," Sinéad O'Connor; "Bess, You Is My Woman Now," Baaba Maal; and "A Foggy Day (in London Town)," David Bowie and Angelo Badalamenti.