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Listen: William Shatner & Zack Wylde Cover Black Sabbath’s ‘Iron Man’

Written by John Ritchie on September 13, 2011

The first taste of William Shatner’s crazy new double album Searching for Major Tom has emerged online. Shatner’s covers Black Sabbath’s Iron Man and Zakk Wylde features with guitar and backing vocals (listen below).

The album also see’s guest appearances from Peter Frampton, Bootsy Collins, Alan Parsons, Johnny Winter, Toots Hibbert, Deep Purple, Yes and Tangerine Dream.

Revolver Mag debut William Shatner Iron man feat. Zakk Wylde by Cleopatra Records

Searching for Major Tom tracklist:

1. Space Trucking (Deep Purple) – Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and Johnny Winter on guitar

2. She Blinded Me With Science (Thomas Dolby) – Bootsy Collins on bass and Patrick Moraz (ex-Yes and Moody Blues) on keyboards/synth

3. In a Little While (U2) – Manuel Gottsching from Ash Ra Tempel on guitar

4. Empty Glass (The Tea Party) – Michael Schenker (UFO/Scorpions) on guitar

5. Lost in the Stars (Frank Sinatra version) – Ernie Watts on saxophone

6. Twilight Zone (Golden Earring) – Warren Haynes (Gov’t Mule/Allman Brothers) on guitar

7. Space Cowboy (Steve Miller) – Brad Paisley on guitar and vocals

8. Rocket Man (Elton John) – Steve Hillage (ex-Gong member) on guitar

9. Space Oddity (David Bowie) – Ritchie Blackmore (ex-Deep Purple) on guitar and Alan Parsons on keyboards

10. Spirit in the Sky (Norman Greenbaum) – Peter Frampton on guitar

11. Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen) – John Wetton (Asia) on bass and vocals 12. Silver Machine (Hawkwind) – Wayne Kramer (MC5) on guitar and Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge/Rod Stewart) on drums

13. Major Tom (Peter Shilling) – The Strokes’ Nick Valensi and Zakk Wylde on guitar and and Mike Inez (Alice In Chains) on bass

14. Learning to Fly (Pink Floyd) – Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) on guitar and keyboards

15. Mr. Spaceman (The Byrds) – Dave Davies (The Kinks) on guitar

16. Iron Man (Black Sabbath) – Zakk Wylde on guitar and vocals

17. Planet Earth (Duran Duran) – Steve Howe (Yes) on guitar

18. Walking on the Moon (The Police) – Toots (Toots & the Maytals) on vocals

19. Mrs. Major Tom (K.I.A.)

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