Tuesday, September 6, 2011

music links: So. Central Rain

Family - Processions (1969)

R.E.M. - So. Central Rain (1984)

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thee Headcoatees - All Night Long

Thee Headcoatees - All Night Long (1997)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Family - Hey Mr. Policeman

Family - Hey Mr. Policeman (1968)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Music Links: Songs that are secretly Hey Jude

I'm sure there are many more of these but here are a few songs that borrow heavily from "Hey Jude" by the Beatles.  that is one seriously popular outro.

Black Widow - Old Man

George Harrison - Isn't It A Pity

Traffic - Dear Mr. Fantasy

The Commandos - I'm Alive

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Pentwater - Radioactive

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

a Martin Landau Twins mashup

ODB - Shimmy Shimmy Ya vs Bassnectar - Timestretch

Friday, February 11, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

John Barry

the main riff of each song is only slightly different.  surely somebody else has noticed this before.  too bad Nino Rota couldn't get away with the same move.  also, RIP John Barry.  you only write one awesome song twice.

You Only Live Twice (1967)

Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The Buzzcocks - I Believe

this type of song has been done so many times but the buzzcocks got it right.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday, January 6, 2011