Tag Archives: The Rolling Stones

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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Not Fade Away: Buddy Holly & the Crickets, the Rolling Stones, the Grateful Dead

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Not Fade Away.  This is a great early rock ‘n roll song by Buddy Holly and the Crickets.  After discussing the original song, we will review covers from the Rolling … 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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Time Is On My Side: Irma Thomas, the Rolling Stones, Patti Smith

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Time Is On My Side. This is a great R&B song from the mid-60s. We will start with a version by Irma Thomas, and then discuss covers of that song … 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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