Dec 9, 2019
One of the best New Order songs that absolutely everyone knows, but nobody knows they know -- ya' know? Bizarre Love Triangle by New Order, covered by Frente!.
Outro music is Pocket Calculator by Kraftwerk. Please listen to their Computer World album as soon as you finish this episode.
Dec 2, 2019
This turned into such a strange rabbit hole, and 1969 was clearly The Upside-down. We look at the biggest Saturday Morning Cartoon song ever, Sugar Sugar, originally by The Archies, covered by Wilson Pickett, and by Ike and Tina Turner.
Outro music is the Spider-Man theme, by The Ramones (I swear to God I am not making...
Nov 25, 2019
We go big for episode 100. It's the Prince song everyone wants, but with so much more Prince than anyone expects. Nothing Compares 2 U, originally by The Family, covered by Sinead O'Connor, by Prince with Rosie Gaines, Chris Cornell, and Prince. And there's a lot of surprise Prince all over this one.
Outro music is...
Nov 18, 2019
Two bands we absolutely love, both at the height of their powers, and a song that's caused more karaoke failures than any other. It's The End Of The World, originally by REM, covered by Great Big Sea.
Outro music is Old Black Rum, also by Great Big Sea
Nov 11, 2019
The evolution of modern folk music in one song. Start with a good song built around a big message and end up with some of the greatest American vocal talents ever. If I Had A Hammer, originally by The Weavers, covered by Peter, Paul and Mary, and by Sam Cooke.
Outro music is Tennessee Waltz, also by Sam Cooke (which...