Monthly Archives: October 2018

In The Still Of The Night: The Five Satins; John Sebastian; Boyz II Men

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic doo-wop song (arguably the iconic doo-wop song), In The Still Of the Night. First we will discuss the original version of the song by The Five Satins. Next, we will show … Continue reading

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The Boxer: Simon & Garfunkel; Joan Baez; Jerry Douglas, Shawn Colvin & Alison Krauss

Hello there! This week our blog features a wonderful folk-rock song, The Boxer. First we will discuss the original version of the song by Simon and Garfunkel. Next, we will show the song as it was covered by Joan Baez, … Continue reading

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Steamroller Blues: James Taylor; Elvis Presley; TCB Band.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific parody blues tune, Steamroller Blues. First we will discuss the song written and popularized by James Taylor. Next, we will show the song as it was covered by Elvis Presley, and … Continue reading

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La Bamba: the movie Fiesta; Ritchie Valens; the movie La Bamba; Los Lobos.

Hello there! This is another installment in our series Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week our blog features the first Hispanic rock hit La Bamba. We will first review the traditional Mexican folk song as it appears … Continue reading

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