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Dec 28, 2020

We close out our third year of the podcast with a look at another beloved artist lost to the mess of 2020. Kiss an Angel Good Mornin', originally by Charley Pride, covered by Roy Clark, and by Tom Jones.

Outro music is You Never Even Called Me By My Name, by David Allan Coe.

Dec 21, 2020

The greatest diss track ever recorded, the 60s version of the Masked Singer, inspiration by the Velvet Fog, and a successful torch passing. You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch, covered by Aimee Mann, and by Pentatonix. You'll have to listen to the episode to learn the original artist, because there's a story there.

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Dec 14, 2020

Undeniable synth-pop perfection  that ended up being foundational to both our musical lives and the pop world after it, covered by enduring talents and a surprise virtuoso. Only You, originally by Yaz, covered by Enrique Iglesias and by Kylie Minogue with James Corden. 
Outro music is The Loco-Motion, also by Kylie...

Dec 7, 2020

One of the defining songs of rock and roll, the archetype of the evolution of blues, and an ultra-cringey musical moment that makes you not want to listen to it with your parents in the car. And that's just the original. Whole Lotta Love, originally by Led Zeppelin, covered by Tina Turner, and by Hozier.

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Nov 30, 2020

The quintessential intersection of hard rock and glam meets the intersection of TexMex and country, or something like that. Dr. Feelgood, originally by Mötley Crüe, covered by The Mavericks.

Outro music is Jockey Full Of Bourbon, by Tom Waits.