Tagged with “cover” (52)

  1. Jonathan Coulton’s cover of a cover gets covered

    A few weeks ago, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton was surprised to learn that his arrangement of the Sir Mix-A-Lot song "Baby Got Back" was covered note for note by the cast of the Fox TV show Glee. Coulton talks with Bob about having his melody stolen with impunity and the legal gray area between copyright law and cover songs.


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  2. Interview: Alan Light, Author of ‘The Holy or the Broken’ : NPR

    There are songs, and then there are anthems. Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah" is a popular power anthem now, but almost never saw light of day. In his new book, music journalist Alan Light charts the unlikely rise of the song through countless weddings, funerals and in film and television.


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  3. You and Your Sister

    Bill Janovitz of Buffalo Tom covers You and Your Sister by Big Star …via the This Mortal Coil cover by The Breeders.


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  4. New Dawn Fades

    Joy Division cover by Salter Cane.


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  5. Lemonworld

    By The National from the album High Violet, as discussed in this New York Times article:


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  6. Sorrow

    From High Violet by The National.

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  7. Bloodbuzz Ohio

    It’s scrappy and I make a few mistakes but I really like this song that I’ve just learned. It was one of the singles from High Violet by The National, my favourite album of last year.

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  8. I Won’t Share You

    The Morning Benders cover The Smiths.


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  9. You Won’t Find It Again

    By Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens, this is another B-side from around the time of 16 Lover’s Lane.

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  10. Bye Bye Pride

    By Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens. This song originally appears on the album Tallulah.

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