Category Archives: Reggae

No Woman, No Cry: Bob Marley & the Wailers; Joan Baez; Fugees.

Hello there! This week our blog features one of the greatest, if not the greatest, reggae songs — No Woman, No Cry. We will first discuss the original version by Bob Marley. Next, we will review a cover by Joan … Continue reading

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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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Wild World: Cat Stevens; Jimmy Cliff; Jose Feliciano.

Hello there! This week our blog features a lovely pop song, Wild World. We will first discuss the original by Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam). Next, we will review a cover by Jimmy Cliff, and we will finish with a … 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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Can’t Help Falling In Love: Elvis Presley [clip from “Blue Hawaii”]; UB40

Hello there! This is another entry in our blog series Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies. In these posts, we review a rock and roll tune that features prominently in a film. This week’s entry is Can’t Help Falling … Continue reading

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Red Red Wine: Neil Diamond; Jimmy James & the Vagabonds; UB40.

Hello there! This week’s blog entry is Red Red Wine. This is an interesting pop song composed by Neil Diamond. We will review the original song by Neil Diamond; we will then discuss covers by Jimmy James & the Vagabonds, … Continue reading

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: John Denver; the Osborne Brothers; Toots & the Maytals

Hello there! This week’s blog entry is Take Me Home, Country Roads. This is a beautiful and moving folk-rock song composed by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert and John Denver. We will start with a brief review of John Denver’s career. … Continue reading

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