Rupert Wates' songs have been recorded by many other performers. In some cases, the artists have chosen to record, on their own initiative and at their own expense, entire CDs comprised exclusively of material taken from Rupert Wates' back catalog. These CDs might fairly be described as tributes to the songwriting of Rupert Wates. Artists who have covered his material in 2015-2017 include:
- Roxie Rogers (Nashville TN) Album Title: Crazy Puzzle Album recorded at: Prime Cut Studios, Nashville Release date: August 2015 Featured songs by Rupert Wates: A New Morning; Above The Clouds; Crazy Puzzle; Heal Me; Prisoner Of The Open Road; Blue Afternoons; Jazzbirds; What Good Is Spring; Long Time Coming; After The Rains; When Love Came To Stay Artist website: www.roxierogers.com
- Vivian Gail (Colorado Springs CO) Album Title: Mellow Label: Treblemaker Productions LLC Release date: November 2016 Featured songs by Rupert Wates: Lullaby; Time; Genevieve Artist website: www.viviangail.com
- Susan Kohler (Santa Monica CA) Album title: Wide Open Heart Release date July 2017 Featured songs by Rupert Wates: Ghost Dance; Waiting; Days Of Mercy; Morningbird; Prayer; If Ever My Love; Traveling Circus; Fear Of Flying; Further Down The Road Artist website www.susankohler.com/singer/
- Matt Wates Sextet (London UK) Album title Ghost Dance Release date 2005 Featured songs by Rupert Wates: Ghost Dance Album title TBC Release date TBA Featured songs by Rupert Wates: What Good Is Spring? (Instrumental) Artist website: www.mattwates.com
Other performers who have covered Rupert Wates' songs include Liz Fletcher (http://www.lizfletcher.com/), John Barr (https://www.facebook.com/JohnBarrMusic), and Long Island-based performer Lesley Kane.