Archive for May, 2016

Tune du Jour: “Mellow Mood” -Bob Marley & The Wailers
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Julie Crochetiere vs. The Pietasters vs. Playing for Change
VOTE, COMMENT, then GET UP STAND UP
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Get Up Stand Up … Don’t Give Up The Fight!

 

 

The Original

 

Bob Marley & The Wailers:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Julie Crochetiere vs. The Pietasters vs. Playing for Change
Julie Crochetiere:

The Pietasters:

Playing for Change:

Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. This video features Mermans Mosengo and Jason Tamba performing Bob Marley’s “Mellow Mood.” It was filmed live outside while taking a break from recording their new Afro Fiesta Studio Album,

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Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Pots-Pourris du Jour: “Baby It’s You” / “A Message to Michael” (orig Burt Bacharach) “Miss Otis Regrets” / “Just One Of Those Things” (orig Cole Porter)  “Seppi War A punk Rocker” / “Kumm Dantz”  (orig The Ramones)
THE CLASH of Cover Medleys: Chrissie Hynde vs. Kirsty MacCool & The Pogues vs. Sigi Pop
Peruse, Comment and Vote (I Beseech, Implore and Urge Thee, respectively)
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Official Cover Me Impressed Medley Definitions:

 

For our purposes we will rely on medley standards as outlined at the 2012 Institute of Chartered Music Listeners Music-Medley Symposium, which identified and defined the following categories of

Broccoli For Miles And Miles And Miles And Miles And Miles ... Oh Yeah!

Broccoli For Miles
And Miles And Miles
And Miles And Miles …
Oh Yeah!

Music Medleys:

The Meager-Medley – a musical composition comprised of parts from two independent songs.

The Mini-Medley – a musical composition comprised of parts from three independent songs.

The Medial-Medley – a musical composition comprised of parts from four independent songs.

The Mega-Medley – a musical composition comprised of parts from five or more independent songs.

THE CLASH of Cover Medleys

 

Chrissie Hynde vs. Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues vs. Sigi Pop
Chrissie Hynde:
“Baby It’s You” / “A Message to Michael” – orig Burt Bacharach

Kirsty MacColl & The Pogues:
“Miss Otis Regrets” / “Just One of Those Things”  – orig Cole Porter

Sigi Pop:
“Seppi War A punk Rocker (Sheena is a Punk Rocker” / “Kumm Dantz (Let’s Dance)” – orig The Ramones

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Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which medley of cover songs prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!?

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Tune du Jour: “In Dreams” – Roy Orbison
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: John Otway vs. Arrica Rose vs. Bruce Springsteen
VOTE, COMMENT, then LOOK OUT OF ANY WINDOW
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"Free markets will not prevail without unfettered competition among cover songs." - Milton Friedbyrd

“Free markets will not prevail without unfettered competition among cover songs.” – Milton Friedbyrd

 

 

Friends, Contributors, Audiophiles, lend me your ears … Can’t really hear this tune without picturing the greatly misunderstood, sentimental dreamer, Frank Booth.

CMI tip of the day: If on a tranquil Spring day you should come across a displaced ear then … Run, Run, Run, Run … Run, Run Away … Qu’est-ce que c’est?

 

The Original

 

Roy Orbison:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

John Otway vs. Arrica Rose vs. Bruce Springsteen
John Otway:

Arrica Rose:

Bruce Springsteen:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Tune du Jour: “Down to the Wire” – Buffalo Springfield
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: The Grip Weeds vs. Matt Piucci vs. Yellow Hand
VOTE, COMMENT, then Do Ron-Ron-Ron, Da Do Ron-Ron
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Everybody’s Dressin’ Funny … Cover Me Impressed!

 

The Original

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Buffalo Springfield:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

The Grip Weeds vs. Matt Piucci vs. Yellow Hand
The Grip Weeds:

Matt Piucci:

Yellow Hand:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Tune du Jour: “And I Love Her” – The Beatles
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Kurt Cobain vs. Alton Ellis vs. Santo & Johnny
VOTE, COMMENT, then RUN WITH ME
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Broccoli Fields Forever ...

Broccoli Fields Forever …

 

 

The Original

 

The Beatles:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Kurt Cobain vs. Alton Ellis vs. Santo & Johnny
Kurt Cobain:

Alton Ellis:

Santo & Johnny:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Tune du Jour: “Sugar, Sugar” – The Archies
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Big Youth & Junior Byles vs. Mary Lou Lord with Semisonic vs. Wilson Pickett
VOTE, COMMENT, then TURN, TURN, TURN
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I've been a Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Broccoli Man ...

I’ve been a Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Broccoli Man …

 

 

 

The Original

 

The Archies:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Big Youth & Junior Byles vs. Mary Lou Lord with Semisonic vs. Wilson Pickett
Big Youth & Junior Byles:

Mary Lou Lord with Semisonic:

Wilson Pickett:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.

Tune du Jour: “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” – Hank Williams
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Sarah Bettens vs. Johnny Cash & Nick Cave vs. Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
VOTE, COMMENT, then STAND BY ME
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Everybody’s Dressin’ Funny … Cover Me Impressed!

 

The Original

 

Hank Williams:

 

THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

 

Sarah Bettens vs. Johnny Cash & Nick Cave vs. Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
Sarah Bettens:

Johnny Cash & Nick Cave:

Me First & The Gimme Gimmes:

SPACE

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. It is your solemn responsibility to decide which cover song prevails. In other words … Which Side Are You On?!!? 

 

Disclaimer: Votes cast from Florida may or may not be counted.