Category Archives: Rock and roll

Shaft: Isaac Hayes; clip from “Shaft”; Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain

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 Theme From Shaft. … Continue reading

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Sweet Caroline: Neil Diamond (clip from “Fever Pitch”); Bobby Darin; Roy Orbison

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 Sweet Caroline. This … Continue reading

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Soul Man: Sam and Dave; Tom Jones; the Blues Brothers

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 Soul Man. This … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’: Barry McGuire; The Mamas and the Papas; Bobby Womack

Hello there! This week’s blog post entry is California Dreamin’, a great pop song with a fascinating history. We will first discuss the first recorded version with Barry McGuire on lead vocals, backed by The Mamas & the Papas. We … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Queen (clip from “Wayne’s World”); Elton John and Axl Rose

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 Bohemian Rhapsody. This … Continue reading

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Can’t Buy Me Love: The Beatles (clip from “A Hard Day’s Night); The Supremes; Michael Buble.

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 Buy Me … 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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