Category Archives: Rock and roll

Stuck In The Middle With You: Stealers Wheel; Jeff Healey Band; Larkin Poe

Hello there! This week our blog features a catchy pop tune from the 70s, Stuck In The Middle With You. We will first discuss the original version by Stealers Wheel. Next, we will review a cover by The Jeff Healey … Continue reading

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Boom Boom: John Lee Hooker; The Animals; Buddy Guy

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic R&B tune, Boom Boom. We will first discuss the original version by John Lee Hooker. Next, we will review a cover by The Animals, and finally a cover by Buddy Guy. … Continue reading

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Down Under: Men At Work; Ringo Starr & his All-Starr Band; Pennywise

Hello there! This week our blog features an infectious pop tune, Down Under. We will first discuss the original version by Men At Work. Next, we will review a cover by Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, and finally a … Continue reading

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Working My Way Back To You: The Four Seasons; The Spinners; Boyzone

Hello there! This week our blog features a catchy pop tune, Working My Way Back To You. We will first discuss the original version by The Four Seasons. Next, we will review a cover by The Spinners and then a … Continue reading

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Got To Get You Into My Life: The Beatles (Paul McCartney); Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers; Earth, Wind & Fire

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific pop tune, Got To Get You Into My Life. We will first discuss the original version by the Beatles, with a focus on Paul McCartney who wrote the song. Next, we … Continue reading

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Ripple: The Grateful Dead (lyrics by Robert Hunter); New Riders of the Purple Sage; Playing For Change.

Hello there! This week our blog features a lovely folk-rock tune, Ripple. We will first discuss the original version by the Grateful Dead, with a special appreciation to their lyricist Robert Hunter. Next, we will review a cover by New … 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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