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Cover Wars: Hey Jude

Hey Jude was the B-Side to the 1968 single Revolution by The Beatles. This single was the Beatles first release on the Apple label. Originally titled Hey Jules, the song was written by Paul McCartney in reference to John Lennon’s son Julian. One of my favorite online Beatles resources is Alan W. Pollack’s site, click here to read all the musical (and other) information you would ever want to know about Hey Jude.

Cover Wars

The Contestants:

Leading off this week we’ve got The Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival courtesy of a great recording from That Tent at Bonnaroo. Source: 6-15-2008


Video from the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise January 2009:

READ ON for more nine more covers of Hey Jude…

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Video: Elvis Presley – Tiger Man

Born in Tupelo, MI in 1935, last Friday marked what would have been Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday. To pay honor to The King, let’s head back to his landmark 1968

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Televised Tune: On the Tube This Weekend

Charles Barkley acts about as well as Lorne Michaels dunks so this week’s Saturday Night Live (NBC, 11:30PM) should have plenty of cringe-worthy moments. But musically, the show should fare

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Bloggy Goodness: Matinee Idols

In what seems like a plot line ripped straight out of Entourage, what if I told you that FOX Searchlight wants to make a biopic based on the seminal punk

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Elvis Presley – : Viva Las Vegas

ith a title like Viva Las Vegas, I suspect many people's expectations are very low, associating this with the lounge lizard Elvis. However, that turns out to be an off-base assumption. The truth is this album captures Elvis during his second-wind. True, the young, hungry singer from the days before the Army and the movies is gone, but he still had an awful lot of performance left in him and these 16 tracks, all but one recorded live between 1970 and 1972, find his great voice backed by a much bigger sound.

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