Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hotel California: Eagles; Gipsy Kings; SkaDaddyZ

Hello there! Our song this week is Hotel California. This is a rock song by The Eagles that contains one of the all-time great guitar riffs. We will review the original version by the Eagles. We will then discuss cover … Continue reading

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Roll Over Beethoven: Chuck Berry; The Beatles; Electric Light Orchestra

Hello there! Our song this week is Roll Over Beethoven, a terrific ‘roots’ rock ‘n roll song by the great Chuck Berry, who died just two days ago. We will review the original version, and we will also discuss cover … Continue reading

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Baker Street: Gerry Rafferty; Foo Fighters; Rick Springfield

Hello there! Our song this week is Baker Street. This is a great pop song, with a memorable saxophone solo. We will review the original version by Gerry Rafferty. We will also discuss versions by Foo Fighters and by Rick … Continue reading

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Hey Joe: The Byrds; Jimi Hendrix Experience; Ten Years Later

Hello there! Our song this week is Hey Joe, a dark and brutal blues song. We will review an early version by The Byrds. We will also discuss versions by the Jimi Hendrix Experience and by Ten Years Later. The … Continue reading

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