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Tiny Dancer: Elton John; Tim McGraw; John Frusciante

Hello there! This is the third installment in our new feature: “Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies.” In this series, we discuss a famous song that makes an important contribution to a major movie. As is our custom, we … Continue reading

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This Magic Moment: The Drifters; Jay & the Americans; Lou Reed.

Hello there! Our song this week is This Magic Moment. This was a great pop song that originally debuted in 1960. We will review the original performed by The Drifters. We will then discuss cover versions by Jay and the … Continue reading

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Worried Man Blues: The Carter Family; The Kingston Trio; Devo

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Worried Man Blues. This is a great ‘roots’ folk song, originally recorded in the 1940s. We will start with the original song by the Carter Family. We will then review … Continue reading

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What’s Going On: Marvin Gaye; Cyndi Lauper; Daryl Hall & John Oates

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song What’s Going On. This is one of the most powerful and moving soul songs ever recorded. We will start with the original song by Marvin Gaye, and then we will … Continue reading

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Landslide: Fleetwood Mac; Smashing Pumpkins; Dixie Chicks

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Landslide. This is a lovely coming-of-age feminist song written by Stevie Nicks. We will start with the original song by Fleetwood Mac, and then we will review covers from Smashing … Continue reading

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The Star Spangled Banner: Whitney Houston; Jose Feliciano; Jimi Hendrix; Marvin Gaye; Roseanne Barr; Carl Lewis

Hello there! This week is the 4th of July, in the first year of our blog.  So in honor of this occasion, we will examine various versions of our national anthem, the Star Spangled Banner. We will start with a … Continue reading

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Introduction – Tim’s Cover Story

Hello, and welcome to my blog Tim’s Cover Story. In this introductory post I will briefly review the topics this blog will cover and the format that I will employ. A Little About Me: My name is Tim Londergan. I … Continue reading

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