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The Best Was Yet To Come ( Bryan Adams Jim Vallance Cover ) 11.27.10

Bryan Adams may have gone international with his Reckless album from 1985, but it was his 1983 album Cuts Like A Knife that felt like a greatest hits album, given the majority of the songs all got airplay on Sarnia, Ontario radio stations. I was driving a 1975 Blue Pinto the year the album came […]

Underground ( Tom Waits Cover ) 10.03.10

Purchase Tom Waits music on iTunes. I didn’t have access to Tom Waits music when I was a child, or a teenager, or a young adult. Tracks from Frank’s Wild Years would sometimes play late at night on Toronto’s CFNY or CBC Radio‘s Brave New Waves, but other than random instances, I just didn’t have […]

Nobody Told Me ( John Lennon Cover ) 08.31.09

No one was more shocked than me when we started hearing a new John Lennon song on video shows and radio stations everywhere at either the end of 1983 or the beginning of 1984. I mean, John had been dead for over three years by that point, and we as music lovers had all just […]