Category Archives: Punk Rock

I Love Rock ‘n Roll: Arrows; Joan Jett & the Blackhearts; Weird Al Yankovic

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic hard-rock anthem, I Love Rock ‘n Roll. We will first discuss the original version by The Arrows. Next, we will review a cover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and finally … 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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Hotel California: Eagles; Gipsy Kings; SkaDaddyZ

Hello there! Our song this week is Hotel California. This is a rock song by The Eagles that contains one of the all-time great guitar riffs. We will review the original version by the Eagles. We will then discuss cover … Continue reading

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(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction: The Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Devo

Hello there! In this week’s blog post we consider the song (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction. This was a blockbuster British Invasion rock and roll song. We will start with the original version by the Rolling Stones, and then discuss … Continue reading

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Time Is On My Side: Irma Thomas, the Rolling Stones, Patti Smith

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Time Is On My Side. This is a great R&B song from the mid-60s. We will start with a version by Irma Thomas, and then discuss covers of that song … Continue reading

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