Tag Archives: Van Halen

Dancing In The Street: Martha & the Vandellas, Van Halen, David Bowie & Mick Jagger

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Dancing In the Street, a terrific Motown dance tune from the mid-60s. We will start with the original version by Martha and the Vandellas, and then discuss covers of that … Continue reading

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You Really Got Me: The Kinks, Van Halen, Toots and the Maytals

Hello there! In this week’s blog we review the song You Really Got Me. Many people consider this the original heavy-metal song. We will start with the original version by The Kinks, then discuss covers of that song by the … Continue reading

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