Tag Archives: The Ventures

Walk, Don’t Run: Johnny Smith; Chet Atkins; The Ventures.

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic instrumental song, Walk Don’t Run. This song had a fascinating history. We will first discuss the original by jazz guitarist Johnny Smith. Next, we will review a country cover of this … Continue reading

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Runaway: Del Shannon; Bonnie Raitt; The Ventures

Hello there! This week our blog features a great early 60s tune, Runaway. We will discuss the original version of the song by Del Shannon. Next, we will show the cover by Bonnie Raitt, and finally a cover by the … Continue reading

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