January 1, 2013

The Chromatics Cover Neil Young “Into The Black”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged at 6:05 pm by The Snob

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The Sky Report:

Click here to go to The Sky Report to check The Chromatics covering Neil Young “Into The Black”

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The Beautiful South Cover The Zombies “This Will Be Our Year”…Plus Some Prince Buster

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , at 5:54 pm by The Snob

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Town Full of Losers Report:

Click here to go to Town Full of Losers to check The Beautiful South covering The Zombies “This Will Be Our Year”…plus some Prince Buster “Enjoy Yourself”

December 31, 2012

The Staves Cover Fleetwood Mac “Songbird”…Plus More Covers of The Police, U2, White Stripes, Bob Dylan, Brinsley Schwarz, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, INXS, and More

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 3:21 pm by The Snob

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Cover Lay Down Report:

Click here to go to Cover Lay Down to check The Staves covering Fleetwood Mac “Songbird”, Mumford & Sons (With Jerry Douglas) cover Simon & Garfunkel “The Boxer”, Infamous Stringdusters cover The Police “Walking on The Moon”, Brian Vander Ark covers REM “Sweetness Follows”, David Pramik covers U2 “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, Coty Hogue covers Bruce Springsteen “I’m On Fire”, Ben Howard covers Bruce Springsteen “Dancing In The Dark”, Julia Stone covers The National “Bloodbuzz Ohio”, Zella Day covers White Stripes “7 Nation Army”, Amber Rubarth covers Bob Dylan “Just Like a Woman”, Susan Kane covers Grateful Dead “Loser”, Shovels & Rope cover Brinsley Schwarz/Nick Lowe “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding”, Mindy Smith covers Howard Jones “No One Is To Blame”, The Big Bright cover INXS “Don’t Change”…plus more.

December 25, 2012

Capital Cities Cover Prince/Sinead O’Connnor “Nothing Compares 2 U”…Plus Beach Party Cover Blondie “Heart of Glass”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , , at 4:25 am by The Snob

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Buzzband LA Report:

Click here to go to Buzzband LA to check Capital Cities covering Prince/ The Family/Sinead O’Connor  “Nothing Compares 2 U”, Beach Party cover Blondie “Heart of Glass”, Touche cover Prefab Sprout “Wild Horses”, and Verona cover Nine Inch Nails “Hurt”

December 18, 2012

Christmas Songs Mega-Link…Just The Good Stuff

Posted in Covers, Tunes at 3:06 pm by The Snob

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Sorry cats/kittens…work is crazy for me during the month of December.  Posts will come when I can squeeze them in.  Thank you for the patience.

Now…a chance to check out some of the better Christmas songs that are out there from my pals.  I will update with new links when I find worthy songs

Click here to go Chromewaves to check Yo La Tengo “Rock n Roll Santa”

Click here to go to Fense Post to check The Knife “Christmas Reindeer”, and My Morning Jacket “Santa Claus Is Back In Town”, and The Blank Tapes “Christmas Time (Is Here Again)”

Click here to go to Pop Labyrinth to check Ellie Goulding “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Click here to go to Big Rock Candy Mountain to check The Band “Christmas Must Be Tonight”, and Paul Kelly “How To Make Gravy”…

Click here to go to Funky 16 Corners to check John Lee Hooker “Blues For Christmas”

Click here to go to Popdose to check Darlene Love “Alone On Christmas”

Click here to go to Big Rock Candy Mountain to check Surfaris “A Surfer’s Christmas List”, The Chevelles “Come All Ye Faithful Surfer Girls”, Untamed Youth “Santa’s Gonna Shut ’em Down”, Lord Douglas Byron “Surfin’ Santa”

Click here to go to Indie Rock Cafe to check The Hives & Cyndi Lauper “A Christmas Duel”…still my favorite Christmas tune!

Click here to go to Review Stalker to check Captain Sensible “One Christmas Catalogue”, The Fleshtones “Run Rudolph Run”, The Dickies “Silent Night”, Squeeze “Christmas Day”, Marshall Crenshaw “Santa Bring My Baby (live)”, Stiv Bators “It’s Cold Outside”, The Replacements “Bundle Up (demo)”, The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl “Fairytale of New York”, Blondie “We Three Kings”, The Kustard Kings “Little St. Nick”,

Click here to go to Side One Track One to check…Joni Mitchell “River”, Darlene Love “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”, Otis Redding “White Christmas”, The Waitresses “Christmas Wrapping”, Neko Case “X-Mas Cake”, The Ronettes “Sleigh Ride”, Zooey Deschanel & Leon Redbone “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, Coldplay “2000 Miles”, Mariah Carey “All I Want From Christmas Is You”, Jack Johnson “Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer”, Ella Fitzgerald “What Are You Doing New Years Eve”

Click here to go to Cause=Time to check…Chuck Berry “Run Run Rudolph”, Lindsey Buckingham “Holiday Road”, Josh Rouse “Christmas With Jesus”, Ray Charles “Christmas Time”, Elvis Presley “Blue Christmas”, The Staple Singers “Who Took The Merry Out of Christmas”, The Walkmen “Holiday Road”, John Lennon “Happy Xmas (War is Over)”, Willie Nelson “Please Come Home For Christmas”, The Gems “Love For Christmas”…plus more.

Click here to check Popdose…nice batch with holiday songs from Otis Redding “Merry Christmas Baby”, Donny Hathaway “This Christmas”, Ramones “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wnat to Fight Tonight)”, Three Wise Men (aka XTC) “Thanks For Christmas”, Big Star “Jesus Christ”, Aimee Mann & Michael Penn “Christmastime”, Jackson Browne “The Rebel Jesus”

Click here to go to Electric Adolescence keep scrolling down for all of these tunes…Nite Jewel “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, LCD Soundsystem “Oh You (Christmas Blues)”, Paul Simon “Getting Ready For Christmas”, Bright Eyes “The First Noel”, The Futureheads “Christmas Was Better in The Eighties”, Saint Etienne “My Christmas Prayer”, 2 Live Crew “2 Live Christmas”, Blondie & Fab Five Freddie “Yuletide Throwdown (Christmas Rapture)”, Easy E “Merry Muthaf*****n’ Christmas” plus EA tosses in some great Zips. 

Click here to go to Polaroid to check The Primitives “You Trashed My Christmas”

Click here to go to The Vinyl Villain to check two from The Wedding Present “Step Into Christmas” & “No Christmas”

Click here to go to AM, then FM to check The Royal Guardsmen “Snoopy’s Christmas”

Click here to go to Side One Track One to check five from Sufjan Stevens “Barcarola (You Must Be a Christmas Tree)”, “Justice Delivers It’s Gift”, “Christmas In The Room”, “Mysteries of The Christmas Mist”, and “X-Mas Spirit Catcher”

Click here to go to Big Rock Candy Mountain to check Graham Parker & Nona Hendryx “Soul Christmas”, and James Brown “Soulful Christmas”

Click here to go to Turntable Kitchen to check…Vampire Weekend “Holiday”, The White Stripes “Candy Cane Children”, Death Cab For Cutie “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”, “The Walkmen “Christmas Party”, The Format “Holly Jolly Christmas”, Belle & Sebastian “Santa Claus”…plus more

Click here to go to Songs:Illinois to check a big ass batch of Xmas tune (100 to be exact)…Neko Case “Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis”, Hem “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, Blitzen Trapper “Christmas is Coming Soon”, Leon Redbone “Christmas Island”, John Prine “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”, Jill Sobule “Merry Christmas From The Family”, The Felice Brothers “Murder By Mistletoe”, The Krayolas With Augie Myers “Christmas Time”…plus more

December 8, 2012

Ben Kweller Covers Vanilla Ice “Ice Ice Baby”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , at 2:43 pm by The Snob

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Berkeley Place Report:

Click here to go to Berkeley Place to check Ben Kweller covering Vanilla Ice “Ice Ice Baby”…plus two more covers of the same tune by Mission 19 & Flawless Escape

December 6, 2012

Chromatics Cover New Order “Ceremony”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged at 2:01 am by The Snob

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Silent Shout Report:

Click here to go to go to Silent Shout to check Chromatics covering New Order “Ceremony”

December 4, 2012

Soul Asylum “Misery”…Plus Some Solo Paul Westerberg, Semsonic, Bob Dylan, Jayhawks…and More

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , , , , , , , at 2:37 am by The Snob

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I Am Fuel You Are Friends Report:

Click here to go to I Am Fuel You Are Friends to check Soul Asylum “Misery”, Paul Westerberg “Be Bad For Me” & “Mpls”, Semisonic “Singing In My Sleep”, Golden Smog cover Bad Company “Shooting Star”, Jayhawks “Haywire”, Bob Dylan “Positively 4th Street”, The Hold Steady “Stuck Between Stations”, Sugar “You’re Favorite Thing”, plus more good tunes.  Nice mix…

Charlie Daniels Band Cover Derek & The Dominos “Layla”

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , at 2:02 am by The Snob

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Cover Me Report:

Click here to go to Cover Me to check the Charlie Daniels Band cover Derek & The Dominos “Layla”…plus four other bands take a shot at the same tune.

November 29, 2012

Ron Sexsmith Covers Georger Harrison’s “Give Me Love”…Plus More

Posted in Covers, Tunes tagged , , , at 2:18 am by The Snob

Cover Lay Down Report:

Click here to go to Cover Lay Down to check Ron Sexsmith covering George Harrison gem “Give Me Love”…plus Renee and Jeremy cover Supertramp “Give a Little Bit”, and The Long Winters cover ZZ Top’s “Gimme All Your Loving”

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