Archive for the ‘music’ Category

I Can’t See Nobody

April 10, 2021

“I Can’t See Nobody,” written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb, recorded by Nina Simone, 1969. Arranged (some might say over-arranged) by Jimmy Wisner.

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Too Much Heaven

April 10, 2021

“Too Much Heaven,” written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb, recorded by Claudette Miller and The Ebonies, 1979.

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To Love Somebody

April 10, 2021

“To Love Somebody,” written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb, recorded by Carla Thomas in 1970; unreleased until 2013.

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Words

April 10, 2021

“Words,” written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb, recorded by Shawn Colvin, 2006.

Shawn Colvin website

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I’m On Fire

April 4, 2021

“I’m On Fire,” written by Bruce Springteen, performed by George Krikes, 2019.

George Krikes website

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Carmelita

April 4, 2021

“Carmelita,” written by Warren Zevon, recorded by Flaco Jiménez and Dwight Yoakam, 1994.
Flaco Jiménez (accordion, harmony vocal), Dwight Yoakum (lead vocal), John Goux and Richard Bennett (acoustic guitars), Oscar Tellez (guitar), Peter Anderson (electric guitar), Leland Sklar (bass) Willie Ornales (drums).

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Timeless Melody

April 4, 2021

“Timeless Melody,” written by Lee Mavers and recorded by him with The La’s, 1991 (alternate take). Lee Mavers (lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar), John Power (bass, backing vocals), Peter Camell (lead guitar), Neil Mavers (drums).

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Back Street Affair

April 4, 2021

“Back Street Affair,” written by Billy Wallace, recorded by Webb Pierce, 1952.

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Can’t No Grave Hold My Body Down

April 4, 2021

“Can’t No Grave Hold My Body Down,” attributed to Brother Claude Ely, recorded by The Holmes Brothers, 2001.

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Dis, Quand Reviendras-Tu?

April 3, 2021

“Dis, Quand Reviendras-Tu? (Tell Me, When Will You Return?),” written by Barbara, recorded by Martha Wainwright, with Brad Albetta on piano, 2010.

Martha Wainwright website

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