Apr 15, 2019
Folk genius, passive aggressive grossness, electronic steel drums, and spandex pants. How could we be talking about anything other than Wild World, originally by Cat Stevens, covered by Maxi Priest and by Mr. Big.
Outro Music is To Be With You, also by Mr. Big.
Apr 8, 2019
Emo power rock, solo ukulele, and some fusion magic. We see a huge range of musical style's when we look at Creep, originally by Radiohead, covered by Ingrid Michaelson and by Macy Grey.
Outro music is It Never Rains In Southern California by Albert Hammond -- and he's almost right about that.
Apr 1, 2019
The history of country music (and a lot of American music overall), the moment Alt-Country was born, a beautiful tribute to American roots, and Garth Brooks, popping up like a jack in the box. We talk about No Depression originally by The Carter Family, covered by Uncle Tupelo and by Sheryl Crow.
Outro music is...
Mar 25, 2019
Legit guitar rock, variety shows, punk royalty makeovers, and a tiptoe through the tulips. We look at I Love Rock And Roll, originally by The Arrows, covered by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and by Tiny Tim.
Outro music is Tiptoe Through the Tulips with Me by Tiny Tim
Mar 18, 2019
We do something new this week. We dive into Stevie Wonder's classic Isn't She Lovely, covered by Mary Spender. Mary herself joins us to talk about the song, the kind of effort that goes into a cover like this, the wisdom of whistling on stage, and so much more.
Outro music is Mary's cover of John Mayer's New Light.