Tag Archives: Booker T and the MGs

My Girl: The Temptations, The Mamas and the Papas, Otis Redding

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider My Girl, one of the greatest pop songs of all time. We will review the original by The Temptations, and covers of that song by The Mamas and the Papas and Otis … Continue reading

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Respect: Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding

Aretha Franklin and Respect: As a general rule we will begin with the original version of a song, and then consider subsequent cover(s) of the same song. However this time we will begin with the cover, as in this particular … Continue reading

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