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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

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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

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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

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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

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I’m A Believer: Neil Diamond; The Monkees; Smash Mouth [“Shrek”]

Hello there! This is another entry in our series “Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies.” Here we review a pop tune that features prominently in a movie. This week’s entry is I’m A Believer, a great pop tune that … Continue reading

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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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