Tag Archives: Robert Plant

Stairway To Heaven: Led Zeppelin; Frank Zappa; Ann & Nancy Wilson.

Hello there! This week our blog features a song that many rate as the greatest rock ‘n roll song ever, Stairway To Heaven. We will first discuss the original version by Led Zeppelin. Next, we will review a cover by … Continue reading

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Duke of Earl: Gene Chandler; Sha Na Na; Earth Angels.

Hello there! This week’s entry is Duke of Earl, one of the greatest doo-wop songs from the 50s. We will begin with the original by Gene Chandler, after which we will briefly discuss the song as it appeared in the … Continue reading

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Hello Mary Lou: Rick Nelson, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Led Zeppelin

Hello there! This week we consider the song Hello Mary Lou. We will consider the original by roots rocker Rick Nelson, and covers of that song by the country-rock group New Riders of the Purple Sage, plus heavy-metal giants Led … Continue reading

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