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Jan 11, 2021

The evolution of a folk song, from its rootsiest roots to a marvel of orchestration and production. Sloop John B, originally recorded by The Cleveland Simmons Group, covered by The Kingston Trio, and by The Beach Boys.

Outro music is Sixteen Tons by The Weavers.


Jan 4, 2021

A great song by the wrong band, and saved by the right band -- who nobody expects should ever be the right band, but they always are. Heart and Soul, originally by Exile, covered by Huey Lewis and the News.

Outro music is Somebody to Love, by Queen.