Posts Tagged ‘music’

Heaven

August 14, 2022

“Heaven,” recorded by Dorothy Love Coates and The Original Gospel Harmonettes, 1971.

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Happy Together

August 13, 2022

“Happy Together,” written by Garry Bonner and Alan Gordon, recorded by Why Mona, 2017. Why Mona is a collaboration project between Unlike Pluto and Joanna Jones.

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Love to Burn

August 13, 2022

“Love to Burn,” written by Dobie Gray, Ray Rector, and Bud Reneau, recorded by Dobie Gray, 1972.

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Jet

August 13, 2022

“Jet,” written by Paul McCartney, recorded by Shonen Knife, 2009.

Shonen Knife website

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On the Wings of a Nightingale

August 13, 2022

“On the Wings of a Nightingale,” written by by Paul McCartney, recorded by The Whitmore Sisters, 2022.

 

The Whitmore Sisters website

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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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