Category Archives: Pop Music

Sitting In Limbo: Jimmy Cliff; The Jerry Garcia Band; The Neville Brothers.

Hello there! This week our blog features a reggae tune from the early 70s called Sitting In Limbo. We will first discuss the original version by Jimmy Cliff. Next, then we will review a cover by The Jerry Garcia Band … Continue reading

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Fun, Fun, Fun: The Beach Boys; Carpenters; Status Quo.

Hello there! This week our blog features a ‘surf rock’ tune, Fun, Fun, Fun. We will first discuss the original version by The Beach Boys. Next, we will review a cover by Carpenters, and finally one by Status Quo. The … Continue reading

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Go Your Own Way: Fleetwood Mac; The Cranberries; NOFX.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific 70s pop song, Go Your Own Way. We will first discuss the original version by Fleetwood Mac. Next, we will review a cover by The Cranberries and then a cover by … Continue reading

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Everytime You Go Away: Hall & Oates; Paul Young; Clay Aiken.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific “blue-eyed soul” pop song, Everytime You Go Away. We will first discuss the original version by Hall & Oates. Next, we will review a cover by Paul Young and then one … Continue reading

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Memphis, Tennessee: Chuck Berry; Johnny Rivers; Jerry Lee Lewis

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic 50s rock ‘n roll tune, Memphis, Tennessee. We will first discuss the original version by Chuck Berry. Next, we will review a cover by Johnny Rivers and then one by Jerry … Continue reading

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To Love Somebody: The Bee Gees; Nina Simone; Janis Joplin.

Hello there! This week our blog features a great 60s pop ballad, To Love Somebody. We will first discuss the original version by The Bee Gees. Next we review a cover by Nina Simone and we finish with a cover … Continue reading

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Lola: The Kinks; Andy Taylor; Weird Al Yankovic.

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic British Invasion song, Lola. We will first discuss the original version by The Kinks. Next we will review a cover by Andy Taylor, and we finish with a parody cover by … Continue reading

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