Category Archives: Classic Rock

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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Build Me Up, Buttercup: The Foundations; appearance in ‘There’s Something About Mary;’ David Johansen; McBusted

Hello there! This week we will return to our occasional series, Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies, where we feature a song that plays a part in a major motion picture. This week we will discuss a tremendously enjoyable … Continue reading

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Honky Tonk Women: The Rolling Stones; Ike & Tina Turner; Joe Cocker.

Hello there! This week we will discuss a great classic rock song, Honky Tonk Women. We will first review the original song by The Rolling Stones. Next we will feature covers of this song by Ike & Tina Turner, and … Continue reading

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Maggie May: Rod Stewart; Melissa Etheridge; Wayne Armond

Hello there! This week we will discuss a great rock classic rock, Maggie May. We will first review the original by Rod Stewart. Next we will feature covers by Melissa Etheridge and by Wayne Armond. Rod Stewart and Maggie May: … Continue reading

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All Along the Watchtower: Bob Dylan; Jimi Hendrix Experience; Neil Young

Hello there! This week we will discuss a fantastic rock ‘n roll song, All Along the Watchtower. We will first review the original song by Bob Dylan. Next we will feature covers of this song by Jimi Hendrix and by … 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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Smokin’ In The Boys Room: Brownsville Station; Motley Crue; LeAnn Rimes.

Hello there! This is another installment in our recurring series, Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week we will discuss the song Smokin’ In the Boys Room, one of the great ‘bad boy’ songs. We will first direct … Continue reading

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