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?

Show Notes

Covers Uncovered: A History of the “Cover
Version,” from Bing Crosby to the Flaming Lips (thesis)

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 (exploring the DNA of music)

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 39 

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