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Tag Archives: John Lennon
Hello there! Our song this week is Imagine. It is hard for me to ‘imagine’ a more powerful or moving tune. We will review the original by John Lennon. We will then discuss a cover version by David Bowie, and … Continue reading
Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Rock Island Line. This is originally a folk-blues song that was later converted to a British folk-pop song. We will start with a version by Leadbelly, and then discuss covers … Continue reading
Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Many Rivers To Cross. This is a powerful, heartbreaking soul song. We will start with the original by Jimmy Cliff, and then discuss covers of that song by Joe Cocker, … Continue reading
Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider I Got a Woman, one of the greatest soul music songs from the 50s. We will review the original version by Ray Charles, and covers of that song by The Beatles and … Continue reading
Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Twist and Shout. This is one of the great R&B/rock songs of the 60s. Most people know that the Beatles covered the Isley Brothers’ version of this song. However, very … Continue reading
Hello there! This week’s post will review the great Beatles tune Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds. This is one of the most memorable songs from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album, and it remains controversial even today. We will also … Continue reading