Tag Archives: The Beatles

While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Beatles (George Harrison); Peter Frampton; The Concert For George

Hello there! This week our blog features a classic rock guitar song, While My Guitar Gently Weeps. We will first discuss the original by George Harrison of the Beatles. Next, we will review a cover of this song by Peter … Continue reading

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Money (That’s What I Want): Barrett Strong; The Beatles; Stevie Wonder.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Money (That’s What I Want). We will first discuss the original song which is credited to Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, and was recorded by Barrett Strong. Next we will discuss … 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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Ticket To Ride: The Beatles; Vanilla Fudge; Carpenters.

Hello there! This week we will resume our series Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies, where we review a song that was featured in a film. This week’s blog entry is Ticket To Ride. This is a great pop … 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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Here Comes The Sun: The Beatles (George Harrison), Richie Havens, Peter Tosh

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Here Comes The Sun.  This is wonderful, uplifting pop song from Abbey Road, the Beatles’ final album.  The song was written by George Harrison.  We will start with the original, … Continue reading

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