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For The Good Times ( Kris Kristofferson Cover )

First things first. Happy 80th birthday to Kris Kristofferson on June 22, 2016! This cover version of Kris Kristofferson’s iconic standard, For The Good Times, originally made famous by the great Ray Price, is taken from The ehMTee Show Original Webcast Soundtrack. I love so many Kristofferson songs. I also appreciate his craft as an actor, […]

Something True ( Harry Nilsson Perry Botkin Jr. Cover )

To celebrate what would have been Harry Nilsson‘s 75th birthday on June 15, 2016, we present from The ehMTee Show Original Webcast Soundtrack a cover of one of my favourite Harry Nilsson songs, a 1975 composition called Something True, co-written with Perry Botkin Jr., and originally found on the Sandman album from 1976. Do you […]

Busy Doin’ Nothin’ ( Beach Boys Brian Wilson Cover ) 10.18.11

Purchase music on iTunes by The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson. The song Busy Doin’ Nothin’, and the 1968 album Friends, from which this Beach Boys song lives, fell in the shadow of such masterworks as Pet Sounds (1966) and the then unreleased SMiLE (1967/2004/2011). I still consider this song one of Brian Wilson‘s finest achievements. […]

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 […]

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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