Posts Tagged ‘music’

You Know I’m No Good

August 2, 2020

“You Know I’m No Good” written and recorded by Amy Winehouse, 2006. Video directed by Phil Griffin.

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Without a Word

August 2, 2020

“Without a Word,” written and recorded by Eldridge Holmes, 1967.

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Pop a Top

August 2, 2020

“Pop a Top,” written (and originally recorded) by Nat Stuckey, recorded by Alan Jackson, 1999. The beer-chugging tune was a hit for Jim Ed Brown in 1967.

Alan Jackson website

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Pumped Up Kicks

August 2, 2020

“Pumped Up Kicks,” written by Mark Foster, interpreted as “Buskin Boots” by Hildegard von Blingin’ and recorded in the Year of Our Lord MMXX.

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We’ll Meet Again

August 1, 2020

We’ll Meet Again,” written by Hughie Charles and Ross Parker, recorded by The Ink Spots. 1941.

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Shy

August 1, 2020

“Shy,” written by James Bryan McCollum, Martin Terefe, and Rita Ora, performed by Stacey Solomon, 2015.

Stacey Solomon website

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Fannie Mae

August 1, 2020

“Fannie Mae,” written by Buster Brown, recorded by Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, 1976.

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes website

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Goodbye Earl

August 1, 2020

“Goodbye Earl,” written by Dennis Linde, recorded by the (former Dixie) Chicks in 1999. Video directed by Evan Bernard.

The Chicks website

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Annie Ross, 1930 — 2020

July 29, 2020

Jazz singer Annie Ross died last week at the age of 89. In 1952, as a member of vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, she set words to saxophonist Wardell Gray’s composition “Twisted” and performed it in a classic recording. The National Endowment for the Arts named her an NEA Jazz Master in 2010.

More:

“Annie Ross, mainstay of ‘the greatest jazz vocal group that ever was,’ dies at 89,” Matt Schudel, Washington Post

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To Know Him Is To Love Him

July 26, 2020

“To Know Him Is To Love Him,” written by Phil Spector (inspired by his father’s epitaph), recorded by Amy Winehouse, 2007.

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