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  • Paul 4:35 PM on November 18, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Bettye Swann, , , I Blåme Coco, I Break Horses, , Juliana Hatfield, Richard Anthony, Rose Melberg, , Shonen Knife, Sonya Spence, Spiritualized, , , , , , The Gun Club, , The Zutons, Violent Femmes, Wanda Jackson   

    Nuggets 316 – Covers IX 

    Wanda Jackson

    Reasons to love a cover;

    • It is a fresh version of a song that you already like;
    • It is a song by one of your favourite artists covering a song that you haven’t heard before.

    Another mix of covers follows. You will notice a change in the music player. Problems, problems… Click away and you will figure out what to do.

    I am particularly fond of the Juliana Hatfield cover of the Olivier Newton John song. She has turned it into a real banger.

    The Bennie & The Jets cover is also fab.

    Looking forward to seeing Teenage Fanclub when they play next year.

     
  • Paul 9:46 PM on October 10, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Alice Swoboda, , Derrell Felts, I Was A King, Ill Wind, Jennifer, Jerry Lee Lewis, Josef K, Karen Lafferty, , Manfred Mann, Melanie Janine, Merry Clayton, Mouse & The Traps, , Saint Rich, The Byrds, , together PANGEA, , Toy Factory, , Violent Femmes   

    Nuggets 283 – Zippers Down 7 

     
     

    Hello world. By request here is another mix.

    I present ephemera from 1900 onwards, random sounds and songs that seem to work well together.

    The star of the show is Huddie William Ledbetter (better known as “Lead Belly”), a man who gave the expression ‘larger than life’ meaning. Imprisoned several times for assault and murder, each time he made it out to continue his love of music. After being ‘discovered’ by musicologist – John Lomax – Leadbelly went on the road as his driver and guide to the deep south.

    That is the short story, and long version is even more colourful. Why his life hasn’t been tuned into a splashy bio-pic is beyond me.

    Lead Belly – Linin’ Track and Ain’t You Glad (The Blood Done Signed My Name)

    The Byrds – Cowgirl In The Sand

    I can’t find video of the Byrds performing the song, so you will have to make do with Neil Young.

    Tom T. Hall – That’s How I Got to Memphis

    Tom T. Hall was a fabulous story teller. This rather sad (and poorly recorded) video has him talking about the song.

    Jerry Lee Lewis – Little Queenie

    The song resonates of course because of his marriage to a young bride. It seems to have been a love match with the age disparity not remarkable for his time and place.

    Derrell Felts – Too Much Lovin’ (Goin’ On)

    too much lovin

    The Growlers – Ol Rat Race

     

    Merry Clayton – Southern Man

    More Neil Young.

     

    Pure X – Heaven

     

    Josef K – Chance Meeting

     

    Jennifer – I Am Waiting (orig. The Rolling Stones)

     

    Toy Factory – Little Girl

     

    Alice Swoboda – Potter’s Field

    Alice Swoboda :: Potter’s Field

    More conveniently found on one CD of the recent Eccentric Soul series, seek out The Tragar & Note Labels compilation.

    Karen Lafferty – No Time For Jesus

     

    Mouse & The TrapsA Public Execution

     

    Melanie – Steppin

     

    Janine – Does The Sun Still Shine

     

    Ill Wind – Dark World

    Alex Winston – Locomotive (2KHz session)

     

    Violent Femmes – Kiss Off (demo)

     

    Saint Rich – You Ain’t Worth The Night

     

    Twin Peaks – Strawberry Smoothie

    The Byrds but heavier.

    together PANGEA – Why (Rollo Grady Sessions)

     

    I Was A King – Step Aside

     

    Twin Peaks – Stand in the Sand

    Damien Jurado – Exit 353

     

    Manfred Mann – Snakeskin Garter 

     
     
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