Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

Got To Get You Into My Life: The Beatles (Paul McCartney); Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers; Earth, Wind & Fire

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific pop tune, Got To Get You Into My Life. We will first discuss the original version by the Beatles, with a focus on Paul McCartney who wrote the song. Next, we … Continue reading

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Go Now: Bessie Banks; The Moody Blues; Tin Machine.

Hello there! This week’s entry is Go Now, a really fine R&B song from the mid-60s. We will begin with the original by Bessie Banks. We will then discuss the most widely-known version of this tune by The Moody Blues, … Continue reading

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Can’t Buy Me Love: The Beatles (clip from “A Hard Day’s Night); The Supremes; Michael Buble.

Hello there! This is another entry in our blog series “Tim’s Cover Story Goes to the Movies.” In these posts, we review a rock and roll tune that features prominently in a film. This week’s entry is Can’t Buy Me … Continue reading

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Long Tall Sally: Little Richard; Elvis Presley; The Beatles

Hello there! Our song this week is Long Tall Sally. This is a great ‘roots’ R&B song. We will review the original version by Little Richard. We will then discuss a cover version by Elvis, and a second cover by … 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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Back in the USA/Back in the USSR: Chuck Berry, Linda Ronstadt, the Beatles

Hello there! In this week’s blog we take up the song Back in the USA. We will consider the original by the great Chuck Berry, a cover of that song by Linda Ronstadt, and a clever take-off on that song … Continue reading

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