Post Tagged with: "Cover Songs"

Bruce Kulick, Tim Owens + others – Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute (2015)

Bruce Kulick, Tim Owens + others – Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute (2015)

An all-star cast comes together to pay their respects to a legend on ‘Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute.’ Unfortunately, it doesn’t end well.

Cover Songs by Johnny Cash, Tori Amos, Ryan Adams, others: Gimme Five

Cover Songs by Johnny Cash, Tori Amos, Ryan Adams, others: Gimme Five

Call this the Sincerest Form of Flattery Vol. 1, as we begin exploring those times when artists like Johnny Cash found undiscovered qualities in a song.

Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Vanilla Fudge – Spirit of ’67 (2015)

Experimental rock at its finest and freakiest, ‘Spirit of ’67’ tells us Vanilla Fudge still has what it requires to stand apart in the crowd.

Robert Earl Keen, “Footprints in the Snow” from Happy Prisoner (2015): One Track Mind

Robert Earl Keen, “Footprints in the Snow” from Happy Prisoner (2015): One Track Mind

Robert Earl Keen’s take on Bill Monroe’s “Footprintw in the Snow” is this the best kind of cover song — timeless but personal.

‘One of the best things': The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty praises Rush’s take on ‘Shapes of Things To Come’

‘One of the best things': The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty praises Rush’s take on ‘Shapes of Things To Come’

Jim McCarty talks about his favorite covers of a signature Yardbirds song.

Steven Wilson – Cover Version (2014)

Steven Wilson – Cover Version (2014)

This illustrates how Wilson matured at a dizzying pace over the 2003-10 era.

One Track Mind: The Doughboys, “The Tears Of A Clown” (2014)

One Track Mind: The Doughboys, “The Tears Of A Clown” (2014)

An utterly awesome revision of Smokey Robinson’s 1970 hit single.

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel, always one for the theatrical, released a double-album of interpretive music this week in Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours, with mixed results.

Dave Baker, with Rich Kurtz – Blended (2013)

That the university-trained, classical inspired guitarist Dave Baker is so handy with interpreting pop sounds should come as no surprise. After all, he found early fame opening for fellow Temple products Hall and Oates on tour.