Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Posted in Pop Music, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunshine Of Your Love: Cream; Jimi Hendrix Experience; Kofi Baker, Steve Fekete & Dan Rothchild

Hello there! This week our blog features a great blues rocker, Sunshine of Your Love. We will first discuss the original version by Cream. Next, we will review a cover by Jimi Hendrix and then a version by Kofi Baker, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Midnight Train To Georgia: Jim Weatherly; Gladys Knight & the Pips; Joss Stone.

Hello there! This week our blog features a great soul song, Midnight Train To Georgia. We will first discuss the original by Jim Weatherly, a country song called Midnight Plane To Houston. Next, we will review a the best-known cover … Continue reading

Posted in Country music, Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Don’t Stop Believin’: Journey; Hayseed Dixie; appearance in The Sopranos.

Hello there! This week our blog feature an iconic ‘stadium-rock’ anthem, Don’t Stop Believin’. We will first review the original tune by Journey. Next we will discuss a cover of that song by Hayseed Dixie. Finally, we will show the … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Rock, Pop Music, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman: Aretha Franklin; Carole King; awards and honors with Aretha and Carole

Originally posted on Tim's Cover Story:
Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16, 2018.  She was a giant in the music industry, and one of our greatest artists.  It would be impossible to summarize all of the contributions made…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Build Me Up, Buttercup: The Foundations; appearance in ‘There’s Something About Mary;’ David Johansen; McBusted

Hello there! This week we will return to our occasional series, Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies, where we feature a song that plays a part in a major motion picture. This week we will discuss a tremendously enjoyable … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Money (That’s What I Want): Barrett Strong; The Beatles; Stevie Wonder.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Money (That’s What I Want). We will first discuss the original song which is credited to Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, and was recorded by Barrett Strong. Next we will discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Soul music, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Smokin’ In The Boys Room: Brownsville Station; Motley Crue; LeAnn Rimes.

Hello there! This is another installment in our recurring series, Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies. This week we will discuss the song Smokin’ In the Boys Room, one of the great ‘bad boy’ songs. We will first direct … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Duke of Earl: Gene Chandler; Sha Na Na; Earth Angels.

Hello there! This week’s entry is Duke of Earl, one of the greatest doo-wop songs from the 50s. We will begin with the original by Gene Chandler, after which we will briefly discuss the song as it appeared in the … Continue reading

Posted in Doo-Wop, Pop Music, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Old Time Rock and Roll: Bob Seger [clip from Risky Business]; Bon Jovi.

Hello there! This is another entry in our blog post series Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies. In these posts we review a pop tune that features prominently in a film. This week’s entry is Old Time Rock and … Continue reading

Posted in Classic Rock, Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment