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ONE ( U2 COVER ) 09.01.11

You can download One by U2 here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/u2/id78500 My favourite version of this song is hands down the Johnny Cash cover, not to diminish my affection for the U2 original in any way. Make no mistake. One, by U2, is a standard; perhaps more than any other song they have written. U2 defined the era […]

Sundown ( Gordon Lightfoot Cover ) 07.14.11

I was an 8 year old boy when I first heard the Gordon Lightfoot song Sundown on the radio. I was immediately drawn to the harmonies, but I was far too young to understand the exact nature of the lyric until much later. The chorus was so catchy though, it was impossible not to sing […]

Ode To Billie Joe ( Bobbie Gentry Cover ) 07.07.11

I admit being intrigued by the mysterious classic, Ode To Billie Joe, from an early age; it was on the radio all the time while I was growing up. So I was very excited when the the song was fleshed out into a tv movie of the week in 1976. Perhaps the movie would answer […]

Evergreen ( Paul Williams Barbra Streisand Cover ) 05.07.11

I was a Streisand fan from as far back as I can remember. You either are or you aren’t with Barbra Streisand. I am. My first exposure to her as a child in the 1970s, occurred when the afternoon movie programs on local Detroit television stations—our closest network feed, living 55 miles north across the […]

Colour My World ( James Pankow Chicago Cover ) 04.13.11

I learned how to play Colour My World when I was a six year old boy in 1971, soon after it had become a worldwide smash the year before. It was the first pop song my first piano teacher, our local church organist Frank Mezzatesta, had me learn how to play. I still remember the […]

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