Category Archives: Progressive Rock

Little Wing: The Jimi Hendrix Experience; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood

Hello there! This week our blog features a great 60s R&B tune, Little Wing. We will begin with the original version by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Next, we will review an instrumental cover by Stevie Ray Vaughan, and finally a … Continue reading

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Mr. Blue Sky: Electric Light Orchestra; Tony Visconti; Postmodern Jukebox

Hello there! This week our blog features a fascinating pop song from the 70s, Mr. Blue Sky. We will first discuss the original version by ELO. Next, we will review a cover by Tony Visconti, and finally a cover by … Continue reading

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Don’t Dream It’s Over: Crowded House; Paul Young; Sixpence None the Richer.

Hello there! This week our blog features a big pop hit by an Australian band, Don’t Dream It’s Over. We will first discuss the original version by Crowded House. Next, we will review a cover by Paul Young and we … Continue reading

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I Will Survive: Gloria Gaynor; Gladys Knight; Cake.

Hello there! This week our blog features one of the biggest disco hits, I Will Survive. We will first discuss the original version by Gloria Gaynor. Next, we will review a cover by Gladys Knight and we will finish with … Continue reading

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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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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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Can’t Find My Way Home: Blind Faith; Joe Cocker; John Mayer.

Hello there! This week’s entry is Can’t Find My Way Home, a terrific British Invasion blues song from the late 60s. We will begin with the original by Blind Faith. We will then discuss covers by Joe Cocker and by … Continue reading

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