Ryan Adams Finally Caves, Covers Bryan Adams’s ‘Summer of ’69’

Thirteen years ago, Ryan Adams had a heckler ejected from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium for requesting Bryan Adams’s “Summer of ‘69.” While it’s better than “Free Bird,” the Ryan Adams–Bryan Adams thing has been haunting the former for his entire career until last night, when Adams (Ryan) finally buried the hatchet on this fake feud, performing a beautiful cover of the ’80s hit. At the Ryman. It is magical.

Ryan Adams Caves, Covers ‘Summer of ’69’