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Bohemian Rhapsody… more like Bohemian Carsody!

Dancing in my car is one of my favorite hobbies but I can assure you that my dancing is not choreographed or good by any standards, which is why people like the women in ‘SketchShe’ […]

03/09/2015

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Rise Against Releases Rare Journey Cover Off Upcoming B-Sides Record: Listen

The band has announced a September 10 release date for ‘Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013,’ a 26-song collection that includes previously unheard music that dates back to before the band signed a record deal.

07/18/2013

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Beck Covers David Bowie’s ‘Sound and Vision’ With 167-Piece Orchestra

Shortly before yesterday’s GRAMMY hoopla kicked off, Lincoln (yes, the car company) released a video of Beck covering David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision”with a 167-piece orchestra. Shot in a stunning 360-degree style, the nine-minute performance […]

02/11/2013

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What Makes ‘Hallelujah’ Such a Transcendent Song?: Excerpts From New Book ‘The Holy or The Broken’

“There is no ‘right’ way to sing ‘Hallelujah,’” writes Alan Light, the author of “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah.'”

12/05/2012

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‘Glee’ Recreates ‘Grease’ In Latest Episode

‘Grease’ is definitely the word.

11/15/2012

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The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz ‘Remembers’ His Past For New Album [VIDEO]

The album isn’t quite the same without hearing Dolenz’s stories behind the song choices. He shares a few in our sit-down session with him.

10/19/2012

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Elvis Costello’s Top 5 Covers

From Springsteen to The Kinks, Elvis Costello is not above tipping his fedora to other artists.

10/16/2012

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Macy Gray To Cover Stevie Wonder’s ‘Talking Book’ Album

Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it

09/20/2012

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My Tribute To Marvin Hamlisch

By now, you’ve read about the passing of Marvin Hamlisch yesterday.  While he was a brilliant composer, one of his most well-known songs was one he didn’t actually write.  “The Entertainer” was a ragtime classic, […]

08/08/2012

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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