Tag Archives: Roger Daltrey

Pinball Wizard: The Who; Elton John [Tommy]; McFly.

Hello there! This is the sixth installment in our new feature: “Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies.”  In these posts, we discuss a famous song that makes an important contribution to a movie. This week’s entry is Pinball Wizard. … Continue reading

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Barbara Ann: The Regents; The Who; The Beach Boys

Hello there! Our song this week is Barbara Ann. This is a bouncy, catchy doo-wop song. We will review the original version by The Regents, and we will also discuss versions by The Who and by The Beach Boys. The … Continue reading

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Baba O’Riley: The Who; The Grateful Dead; Pearl Jam

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Baba O’Riley. This is a terrific hard-rock anthem by The Who. After discussing the original song, we will review covers from the Grateful Dead and by Pearl Jam. The Who … Continue reading

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