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Mar 27, 2023

A brilliant and classic song, overshadowed by a perfectly serviceable, but odd, cover of a cover, and a little help from James Gunn. Hooked on a Feeling, originally by BJ Thomas, covered by Blue Swede. 

Outro music is Listen to Your Heart, by Roxette.

Mar 20, 2023

We dive into a listener request that achieves maximum atmosphere, and then takes it a step or two farther. I Follow Rivers, originally by Lykki Li, covered by Marika Hackman. 

Outro music is Save a Prayer by Duran Duran. 

Mar 13, 2023

A classic born to of ‘30s Yiddish theater with roots and history that are worth remembering — and more twists and turns than you’d think were possible. Bay Mir Bitsu Shayn, byJacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda, covered by The Andrews Sisters. 

Outro music is Makin’ Whoopee! by Eddie Cantor. 

Mar 6, 2023

An attitude song by a consummate attitude performer finds another life on TV — and gets even more attitude. But the tough guys also find out who’s really in charge. Red Right Hand (now the theme song for Peaky Blinders), originally by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, covered by Snoop Dog. 

Outro music is Way Down in the...