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Julia ( Beatles Cover ) 10.18.09

Julia is one of the most delicate and heartfelt songs on The Beatles White Album, ending the first cd. Originally it was the last song on the second side of the two-album set. It followed another chestnut, Paul McCartney‘s underrated I Will. Like Beatles fanatics don’t know this! Duh. ;-P John Lennon wrote about his […]

(They Long To Be) Close To You ( The Carpenters Bacharach / David Cover ) 10.10.09

Of course I grew up with The Carpenters on AM radio. This song was played every day throughout the 1970s, practically. It’s funny, when I was growing up, whenever this song came on the radio, inevitably the people around me would join in to sing the “ahhhs” at the end. What a hook. I learned […]

Rain ( The Cult Cover ) 10.06.09

The Cult‘s Love album from 1985 provided the soundtrack to my second year at Sheridan College. She Sells Sanctuary was the song we all danced to (at R.P.M., the space in Toronto that now houses The Guvernment), but Rain, Revolution, and Love were the really cool songs that core followers of this band knew were […]

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 […]

Back In Blog

Disclaimer, July 22, 2013: This blog post was migrated over from my now defunct Blogger blog (2005-2007 RIP). As this was originally a personal blog, the “gimmick”  was to—in the subject heading—replace a word in a famous song with the word “blog.” The song I am parodying here? Back In Black. I know. Clever. *rolls […]