Category Archives: Rock and roll

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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Fun, Fun, Fun: The Beach Boys; Carpenters; Status Quo.

Hello there! This week our blog features a ‘surf rock’ tune, Fun, Fun, Fun. We will first discuss the original version by The Beach Boys. Next, we will review a cover by Carpenters, and finally one by Status Quo. The … Continue reading

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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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Memphis, Tennessee: Chuck Berry; Johnny Rivers; Jerry Lee Lewis

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic 50s rock ‘n roll tune, Memphis, Tennessee. We will first discuss the original version by Chuck Berry. Next, we will review a cover by Johnny Rivers and then one by Jerry … Continue reading

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White Rabbit: The Great Society; Jefferson Airplane; Elephant Revival.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific 60s hard-rock tune, White Rabbit. We will first discuss the original version by The Great Society. Next, we will review a cover by Jefferson Airplane and we finish with a cover … Continue reading

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To Love Somebody: The Bee Gees; Nina Simone; Janis Joplin.

Hello there! This week our blog features a great 60s pop ballad, To Love Somebody. We will first discuss the original version by The Bee Gees. Next we review a cover by Nina Simone and we finish with a cover … Continue reading

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