Monthly Archives: April 2018

Handy Man: Jimmy Jones; Del Shannon; James Taylor.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Handy Man. We will first look at the original 1957 song co-written and recorded by Jimmy Jones. Next we will review covers of this song by Del Shannon and by James … Continue reading

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Candle In The Wind: Elton John; Sandy Denny; Billy Joel

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Candle In The Wind, and the re-write of that song titled Candle In The Wind 1997 (often referred to as Goodbye, England’s Rose, after its opening words), that Elton John performed … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Cruel: Elvis Presley; Jerry Lee Lewis; Cheap Trick.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Don’t Be Cruel, a great rockabilly song written by Otis Blackwell and originally performed by Elvis Presley. We will then review covers of this song by Jerry Lee Lewis and by … Continue reading

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