Tag Archives: Jose Feliciano

Lonely Teardrops: Jackie Wilson; Jay & the Americans; Jose Feliciano.

Hello there! This week our blog features a soul classic, Lonely Teardrops.  This song played a surprisingly important role in the history of rock music. We will first discuss the original by Jackie Wilson; next we will review a cover … Continue reading

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Wild World: Cat Stevens; Jimmy Cliff; Jose Feliciano.

Hello there! This week our blog features a lovely pop song, Wild World. We will first discuss the original by Cat Stevens (now Yusuf Islam). Next, we will review a cover by Jimmy Cliff, and we will finish with a … Continue reading

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Hey Jude: The Beatles (Paul McCartney); Wilson Pickett; Jose Feliciano

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Hey Jude. This is an absolutely beautiful song written by Paul McCartney and performed by The Beatles. After discussing the original song, we will review covers from Wilson Pickett and … 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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Light My Fire: The Doors and Jose Feliciano

Hello there! This week we take on the song Light My Fire. We will consider the original by the 60s group The Doors and a creative cover of that song by Jose Feliciano. The Doors and Light My Fire: The … Continue reading

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