Morse, Portnoy, George

Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy & Randy George are pleased to announce their return to the Cover
To Cover series of albums with ‘Cov3r To Cov3r’, the brand new third instalment. Featuring
their renditions of classic tracks by the likes of King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Gerry Rafferty,
David Bowie & more (including their cover of ‘No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience
Needed’ featuring vocals from Yes singer Jon Davison), the album will be released on the
24th July as CD, Gatefold 2LP + CD & as Digital Album.
As well as this, the ‘Cover To Cover Anthology (Vol. 1 – 3)’ will be released on the same day,
collecting all 3 instalments together over 3 discs. The first two albums have also been newly
re-sequenced and remastered, and will also be available on all digital services. All the
albums have also been given brand new artwork, created by Thomas Ewerhard (Sons of
Apollo, The Neal Morse Band, Avantasia).
Mike Portnoy comments: “Well, here we are...Cover To Cover Volume 3! Been looking
forward to finally doing another one of these as I absolutely love the first two we did!
In fact, these Cover To Cover albums are some of my favorite albums in my catalog and are
always the CDs I give to family and friends to enjoy.
Mainly because they help show the music that helped shape myself, Neal and Randy.
Everybody expects the obvious Prog classics (or in my case some of the more metal stuff),
but the range of artists on these Cover To Cover albums as just as important ingredients!
I hope you enjoy listening to them as much as we did recording them!
MP 2020”
Morse, Portnoy & George first worked together on Neal Morse’s Testimony Live project back
in 2003, and since then they have devised and recorded countless Neal Morse albums,
including three with The Neal Morse Band.
The three friends have also released music as Morse, Portnoy & George: so far, two Cover to
Cover albums have been produced, each being a collection of covers of their favorite songs.
As Portnoy explains: “One of the first things myself, Neal and Randy usually start talking
about what we can cover when we gather for one of Neal’s solo albums, should we have
some leftover time at the end of the session. Most of the songs are rooted in the 60s and 70s
and are songs / bands we grew up with.” Explains George, “We all share an attachment for
this era of music, so we each throw out song ideas, see what sticks, and record the ones we
like the most!”
The trio has covered songs from such greats as, Paul McCartney, Cream, The Who, Jethro
Tull, Steely Dan, and many more. They also have also covered some prog classics from the
likes of King Crimson and Yes.

Latest Release

Morse, Portnoy, George
Cov3r To Cov3r
currently not available


Neal Morse
(guitar, keyboards, vocals)
Mike Portnoy
(drums, vocals)
Randy George
(bass, vocals)