Tag: cover songs

Music, Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll

Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll #6: Mixing Up the Medicine

(Archive.) A long time ago — not long after my brief and inglorious tenure with We Saw The Wolf, in fact — I directed a church choir....

Music, Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll

Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll #4: Cattle Call

(Archive.) The names of bands and individuals have been changed to protect the privacy of those involved. March 2016 Sometimes, when I’m...

Book Reviews, Books

With Nothing On My Lips But “Hallelujah”

Being a  meditation on the occasion of Alan Light’s new book The Holy or the Broken. Even Leonard Cohen is getting sick of...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Duncan Sheik, “Covers Eighties Remixed”

On the surface, Duncan Sheik’s Covers Eighties Remixed might fall into the “absolutely inessential” category. After all, as its name...


Cover Your Ass: “Blue Red and Grey” by the Who

What happens when critics pick up their instruments and take on the works of their heroes? We look to find out in our new series, Cover...


The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time: Honorable Mentions

Last week, we published a compilation of the 100 greatest cover songs of all time, as voted by the Popdose staff.  Of course, our way of...


Popdose Covers Party: Tonight, 9 PM EST, Turntable.fm

Hopefully you’ve already set aside some time to read through our massive Popdose 100 on the greatest cover songs of our time. In our...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Look, Ma! We can count to a hundred!...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: L.A. Guns, “Covered in Guns”

"Rob Smith Can't Say No" to the new L.A. Guns cover album, even though he HATES cover albums. Check out his misery at Popdose.com...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Who as a Cover Band”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE This mix all started with an article on Billboard.com that I sent to Jason Hare. It was about how the...


Hooks 'N' You, Music

Hooks ‘N’ You: Various Artists, “Alvin Lives (In Leeds): Anti Poll Tax Trax”

As I wait for another fine, upstanding artist to find time in their busy schedule to provide me with answers to the Q&A I’ve sent...