Tag Archives: The Valentinos

California Dreamin’: Barry McGuire; The Mamas and the Papas; Bobby Womack

Hello there! This week’s blog post entry is California Dreamin’, a great pop song with a fascinating history. We will first discuss the first recorded version with Barry McGuire on lead vocals, backed by The Mamas & the Papas. We … Continue reading

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It’s All Over Now: The Valentinos and The Rolling Stones

Hello all! This edition of Tim’s Cover Story will focus on the song It’s All Over Now.   As we will see the song initially appeared as a cross between rock and country from a group whose origins were in gospel … Continue reading

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