Musical criticism and commentary

The Best Cover Songs Ever

The Best Cover Songs…ever (part 1)

What are some of the best covers ever recorded? Some of these songs are well known, some are only known to a handful of people. There’s big names on this list, and there are lesser known names as well. Which names are on this list? And what covers did they do? Only one way to find out….

Music makes me feel like a child.

A personal and special piece. I explore the emotions that music brings to me via childhood memories. And I finally share the memory behind what I always call “donut music.” This one’s a deep – deep dive into my soul folks – be gentle.

The people of Belle and Sebastian’s songs and their sad, tragic lives.

The people of Belle and Sebastian’s songs might seem like a smorgasbord for psychological studies. If one looks throughout the Belle and Sebastian catalog, you’ll find the people of Belle and Sebastian’s songs feel a lot of sadness and experience a great deal of tragedy. Still – the people of Belle and Sebastian’s songs give …

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Contrary to Popular Belief, The Devil Does NOT Have All the Good Music.

In the late 60s, the Christian music sounded pretty abysmal. Most recordings consisted of nothing but hymns. Christian rock? Why – that was an oxymoron! All the good music was secular! Even Elvis Presley’s two religious albums were not rock and roll – they were hymns and gospel standards. If the King of Rock and …

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