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Judith Durham, 1943 — 2022

August 9, 2022

Judith Durham, lead singer of The Seekers, died in her native Victoria, Australia, on August 5th. She was 79.

Video: The Seekers 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert, Melbourne, 1993. Judith Durham (lead vocals), Keith Potger (12-string guitar, backing vocals), Bruce Woodley (guitar, backing vocals), Guy Athol (bass, backing vocals). The song was written by Tom Springfield (Dusty’s brother).

More:

“Judith Durham: a pioneering woman in Australian music,” Cameron Adams, The Guardian

“Judith Durham, The Seekers lead singer, dead at 79, six decades after the formation of the group,”  Jason Dasey, ABC News (Australia)

“Australian folk star Judith Durham of The Seekers dies at 79,” Zoe Sottile, CNN

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Something Good

August 7, 2022

“Something Good,” written by Richard Rodgers, interpreted by Kelley Johnson, 2019. Kelley Johnson (vocal), John Hansen (piano), Michael Glynn (bass), Kendrick Scott (drums). The song was originally recorded by Julie Andrews and Bill Lee in 1965 for the soundtrack of the movie The Sound of Music.

Kelley Johnson website

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Something Wild

August 7, 2022

“Something Wild,” written and recorded by John Hiatt, 1993. Originally recorded by Iggy Pop in 1990..

John Hiatt website

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Something Inside of Me

August 7, 2022

“Something Inside of Me,” written by Elmore James and Marshall Sehorn, recorded by Smokey Wilson, 1997. Ron Levy on piano.

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Something Inside of Me

August 7, 2022

“Something Inside of Me,” written by James Skelly, recorded by him with The Coral, 2002 (apparently released 2005).

The Coral website

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Something Inside of Me

August 7, 2022

“Something Inside of Me,” recorded by Sister Mattie Wood (“of Suffolk Virginia”) 1975.

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Custard Pie

August 6, 2022

“Custard Pie,” written by Blind Boy Fuller (Fulton Allen), performed by Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, 2004.

Paul Rishell & Annie Raines website

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Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie

August 6, 2022

“Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie,” written by Maurice Irby, Jr., recorded by Jay & the Techniques, released 1967. Arranged by Joe Renzetti.

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Cherry Pie

August 6, 2022

Cherry Pie, written by Joe Josea (Joseph Bihari) and Marvin Phillips, recorded by Marvin and Johnny, 1954.

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Sweet Potato Pie

August 6, 2022

“Sweet Potato Pie,” written and recorded by James Taylor, 1988.

James Taylor website

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