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Changes

May 22, 2016

“Changes,” performed by The Cardigans. The song was written by Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward, who recorded it as Black Sabbath in 1972.

The Cardigans website.

More:

“Cult heroes: the Cardigans – a platinum-selling anomaly,” Daniel Martin, The Guardian

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Intokazi

May 22, 2016

“Intokazi,” by the Soul Brothers. David Masondo, lead vocalist; Moses Ngwenya on the Hammond B3 organ.

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There She Goes

May 22, 2016

“There She Goes,” written by Durwood Haddock, and Eddie Miller, and recorded by Carl Smith and The Tunesmiths in 1955, with with Johnny Sibert on steel guitar.

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

May 21, 2016

“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy,” recorded by the Cannonball Adderley Quintet at Capitol’s Hollywood studio with an invited audience (and an open bar) in 1966. The record won the Grammy for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance the following year.

Julian “Cannonball” Adderley (alto saxophone); Nat Adderley (cornet); Joe Zawinul (acoustic & electric pianos); Victor Gaskin (bass); Roy McCurdy (drums). Mr. Zawinul composed the tune.

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I Want You To Want Me

May 21, 2016

“I Want You To Want Me,” written by Rick Nielsen, performed here by Dwight Yoakam. Mr. Nielsen originally recorded it with his own band, Cheap Trick, in 1977.

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Big Wheel

May 21, 2016

“Big Wheel” by  Saun & Starr, Saundra Williams and Starr Duncan-Lowe, longtime backing singers for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

Video directed by Wayne Gordon and edited by Blake Hamilton.

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Here Comes My Baby

May 21, 2016

“Here Comes My Baby,” written by Cat Stevens, performed by The Tremeloes in 1967. There’s an even more raucous live version, quite a contrast to Cat Stevens’ precious original.

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Guy Clark, 1941– 2016

May 18, 2016

Guy Clark, 1941-- 2016

Influential Texas-born singer, songwriter, and luthier Guy Clark died in Nashville Tuesday at the age of 74. A wonderful performer, his songs were big hits for others, notably Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, and Rodney Crowell.

More:

“Guy Clark dead at 74,” Peter Cooper, The Tennessean

“Guy Clark, a King of the Texas Troubadours, Is Dead at 74,” Bill Friskics-Warren, New York Times

“Legendary Texas songwriter Guy Clark, 74, dies,” Roberto Villalpando, Austin America-Statesman

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Hey Girl

May 15, 2016

“Hey Girl,” written by  Gerry Goffin and Carole King, originally recorded by Freddie Scott in 1963.

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Idlozi

May 15, 2016

“Idlozi,” by the Soul Brothers. The title apparently means “ancestor” in Zulu.

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