Playing for Change: Stand By Me

This is an amazing project, and so many people have emailed me about this, I just had to post it. A few people have asked that I play this on the show, but the visual is so important to the message and the feeling of this song, that just hearing it absolutely...

Beatles Covers a’Plenty

Thanks to Ralph Hanson, author of Mass Communication: Living In A Media World, let me know about this site, which claims to list every Beatles cover ever recorded: http://beatlesite.blogspot.com/2009/04/list-of-artists-who-have-covered.html

Pretty In Pink – For the Cure!

If you enjoyed the cover of the Psychedelic Furs’ “Pretty In Pink” by Ariel Aparicio, which I played on show 549, now is an excellent time to pick of the track from iTunes. From April 1 to 30, Ariel will donate the 54 cents he makes from every sale...

Today’s YouTube Covers

Suggested by Bryan and James, Katy Perry’s “Hot N Cold”, covered by Ukranian band Los Colorados: And, suggested by Niall, The Noisettes cover of The Killers’ “When You Were Young”: And the best of the bunch: Brecht Fist & Amy...