New episode! New format! New segment!
How did cover songs come to be what they are today? Were they always tributes to the original artists? From a thesis paper that sparked the research, this episode, we change up the format and I discuss the evolution of the cover song from the 1940s to now and play some punk covers.
Discussion: What’s your favourite cover song?
Covers Uncovered: A History of the “Cover
Version,” from Bing Crosby to the Flaming Lips (thesis) https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3630&context=etd
New Album: Songs that Saved My Life
SPIN Interview: The Flaming Lips Flaming Lips & Pink Floyd Cover Album
Popular Musicology Online – Issue 2 – ‘Cover Songs’
Mike Ness of Social Distortion on Punk/Country covers
STM Episode 21 – Sam Sutherland
Whosampled.com (exploring the DNA of music)
New Window: Start the Music! Episode 39
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