Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mbube/Wimoweh/The Lion Sleeps Tonight: Solomon Linda, Pete Seeger and The Tokens

Hello there! This edition of Tim’s Cover Story tells the fascinating story of a song that originated as a popular tune in South Africa in the 1930s, then morphed into a folk classic in the 50s and finally emerged as … Continue reading

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Respect: Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding

Aretha Franklin and Respect: As a general rule we will begin with the original version of a song, and then consider subsequent cover(s) of the same song. However this time we will begin with the cover, as in this particular … Continue reading

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Introduction – Tim’s Cover Story

Hello, and welcome to my blog Tim’s Cover Story. In this introductory post I will briefly review the topics this blog will cover and the format that I will employ. A Little About Me: My name is Tim Londergan. I … Continue reading

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