Category Archives: Classic Rock

Good Vibrations: The Beach Boys; The Cowsills; Kenny Rogers & the First Edition.

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic pop song, Good Vibrations. We will first discuss the original by The Beach Boys. Next, we will review a cover by The Cowsills, and we will finish with a cover by … Continue reading

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want: The Rolling Stones; the film The Big Chill; Al Kooper

Hello there! This is a continuation of our series Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week our blog features a wonderful late-60s rocker, You Can’t Always Get What You Want. We will first discuss the original song by … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believin’: Journey; Hayseed Dixie; appearance in The Sopranos.

Hello there! This week our blog feature an iconic ‘stadium-rock’ anthem, Don’t Stop Believin’. We will first review the original tune by Journey. Next we will discuss a cover of that song by Hayseed Dixie. Finally, we will show the … Continue reading

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Born To Be Wild: Steppenwolf; appearance in Easy Rider; Blue Oyster Cult.

Hello there! This is another entry in our series Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week features one of the seminal ‘heavy metal’ tunes, Born To Be Wild. We will first review the original song by the Canadian-American … Continue reading

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We’re An American Band: Grand Funk Railroad; Poison; The Electric Amish

Hello there! This week features one of the iconic ‘garage band’ tunes, We’re An American Band. We will first review the original song by Grand Funk Railroad. Next we will discuss covers of this song by Poison and by The … Continue reading

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Further On Up The Road: Bobby “Blue” Bland; Freddie King; Eric Clapton.

Hello there! This week features a great blues tune, Further On Up The Road. We will first review the original song by Bobby “Blue” Bland. Next we will discuss covers of this song by Freddie King and by Eric Clapton. … Continue reading

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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down: The Band; Joan Baez; Allman Brothers Band

Hello there! This week features a great ‘roots rock’ tune, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down. We will first review the original song by The Band. Next we will discuss covers of this song by Joan Baez and by … Continue reading

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