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Oct 30, 2023

A hugely successful song proves polarizing, and an artful cover only makes the discussion more complicated. Probably because of Satanists. Teenage Dirtbag, originally by Wheatus, covered by Phoebe Bridgers. 

Outro music is Run To The Hills, by Iron Maiden, baby. 

Oct 23, 2023

A pioneering song by the band that reinvented the notion of pioneering, and a cover that changes all of the context, but keeps the magic. Strawberry Fields Forever, originally by The Beatles, covered by Cyndi Lauper. 

Outro music is Nothing from Nothing by Billy Preston. 

Oct 16, 2023

One of the greatest vocal bands ever — which was actually so much more — and a vocalist everyone knows is great, but is all too often overlooked. The Tracks of My Tears, originally by The Miracles, covered by Adam Lambert. 

Outro music is Chandelier, also by Adam Lambert. Also, that album of his is High Drama, if...

Oct 9, 2023

We take a look at a foundational songs of modern music by one of the greats who was gone far too early, and follow up with a cover by one of the greats who may have made more people smile more often than any other human. Hey Good Lookin’, originally by Hank Williams, covered by Jimmy Buffett — he was supported by a...

Oct 2, 2023

Curl up on your couch in your Kierkegaard Snuggie and get ready for the universe to show up with some judgement — good times!. God’s Comic, originally by Elvis Costello, covered by Craig Cardiff. 

Outro music is Veronica, by The Unwieldies, which we’ll probably have to talk about some time on the show.