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Aug 29, 2022

A brilliant song reaches improbable success on the charts, and a band shows gumption covering the un-coverable. Ana Ng, originally by They Might Be Giants, covered by Star F*cking Hipsters (yes, it's not _exactly_ their name, but you can see the leap, right?).

Outro music is Protect Ya Neck by Wu-Tang Clan, which we...


Aug 22, 2022

We have a first for the show, with a listener sharing their story behind the request. Personal rediscovery of a song, separating art from artists, and artists assumptions that don't pan out. Everyday is Like Sunday, originally by Morrissey, covered by The Pretenders.

Outro music is Willow by Joan Armatrading.


Aug 15, 2022

Genius, personality, tragedy, and dance-induced trauma. This week is The House is Rockin', originally by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, covered by Brian Setzer Orchestra. 
 
Outro music is I Remember You by Skid Row.


Aug 8, 2022

You think you'll file this one under "didn't know it was a cover". And you could. But it's really in a category all its own. I've Got My Mind Set On You, originally by James Ray with the Hutch Davie Orchestra & Chorus, covered by George Harrison.

Outro music is "(This Song is Just) Six Words Long", by Weird...


Aug 1, 2022

A confusing origin and timeline, one of the saddest stories in rock and roll, and Billy Baldwin. But Rich doesn't care, because he's all nostalgic. Real Real Gone, originally by Tom Fogerty (yes, that's not a typo), covered by Van Morrison.

Outro music is Train to Nowhere, also by Tom Fogerty.