Tag Archives: Mick Jagger

Sympathy For The Devil: The Rolling Stones; Guns ‘N Roses; Rickie Lee Jones

Hello there! This is the fifth 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. This week’s blog entry is … Continue reading

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Love in Vain Blues: Robert Johnson; the Rolling Stones; Eric Clapton

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Love in Vain Blues. This is one of the great ‘roots’ blues songs, originally recorded in the 1930s. We will start with the original song by blues legend Robert Johnson. … Continue reading

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(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction: The Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Devo

Hello there! In this week’s blog post we consider the song (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction. This was a blockbuster British Invasion rock and roll song. We will start with the original version by the Rolling Stones, and then discuss … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar: The Rolling Stones (original and re-recording), and Phil Lesh & Friends

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Brown Sugar. This is a fascinating hard-rock song. We will start with the Rolling Stones original. We will then discuss a later re-recording of the same song, also by the … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Street: Martha & the Vandellas, Van Halen, David Bowie & Mick Jagger

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Dancing In the Street, a terrific Motown dance tune from the mid-60s. We will start with the original version by Martha and the Vandellas, and then discuss covers of that … Continue reading

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Ain’t Too Proud To Beg: The Temptations, The Rolling Stones, Phil Collins

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Ain’t Too Proud To Beg. This is a great Motown song from the mid-60s. We will start with the original version by The Temptations, and then discuss covers of that … Continue reading

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