Monthly Archives: December 2016

American Pie: Don McLean; Garth Brooks; Madonna

Hello there! Our song this week is American Pie. It is one of the greatest rock songs of all time. We will review the original version by Don McLean. We will also discuss covers by Garth Brooks, and by Madonna. … Continue reading

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Little Darlin’: The Gladiolas; The Diamonds; Elvis Presley

Hello there! Our song this week is Little Darlin’, a doo-wop classic from 1957. The best-known version is by the Canadian pop group The Diamonds. However, the original version was by a group called The Gladiolas. We will review the … Continue reading

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Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, k.d. lang

Hello there! In this week’s blog we will discuss the song Hallelujah. This has to be one of the most frequently-covered songs of all time. We will review the original written by Leonard Cohen. We will then discuss covers of … Continue reading

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