Monthly Archives: January 2017

Me and Bobby McGee: Roger Miller; Kris Kristofferson; Janis Joplin

Hello there! Our song this week is Me and Bobby McGee. It is one of the most iconic country-rock songs.  Although the song was co-written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, the first recorded version was by Roger Miller. Because … Continue reading

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Johnny B. Goode: Chuck Berry; The Beach Boys; Jimi Hendrix; Michael J. Fox

Hello there! Our song this week is Johnny B. Goode. It is one of the greatest, most iconic rock ‘n roll songs. We will review the original 1958 version by Chuck Berry, and we will discuss covers by The Beach … Continue reading

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Love Hurts: The Everly Brothers; The Who; Nazareth

Hello there! Our song this week is Love Hurts, a pop song with a very interesting history. We will review the original 1957 version by The Everly Brothers. We will also discuss covers by The Who, and by Nazareth. The … Continue reading

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Let’s Get It On: Marvin Gaye; Jack Black; Shannon Lawson

Hello there! Our song this week is Let’s Get It On. It is a sensual soul song from Marvin Gaye. We will review the original 1973 version by Marvin Gaye. We will also discuss covers by Jack Black, and by … Continue reading

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