Robert Earl Keen’s take on Bill Monroe’s “Footprintw in the Snow” is this the best kind of cover song — timeless but personal.
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‘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.
This illustrates how Wilson matured at a dizzying pace over the 2003-10 era.
An utterly awesome revision of Smokey Robinson’s 1970 hit single.
The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.
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.
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.
A lot of the charm of this series’ initial two volumes — which focused first on the 1960s and then the ’70s — was in hearing these two delve back into found sounds from outside their own era.
I kind of chuckled when I saw that Adrenaline Mob had chosen three Ronnie James Dio-related songs for its eight-song covers EP, but now I get it.
After hearing Joey Belladonna’s cringe-inducing vocals on Anthrax’s version of Rush’s “Anthem,” I didn’t have much hope for this EP of covers from the thrashers, especially considering the rest of the lineup