Paint It Black

Songs that can be covered across genres, flexible, powerful songs are fun to listen to regardless of how they are covered.  Some songs are powerful because they are best done raw, while others gain traction as they are covered in a more sophisticated manner.  I think this latest example falls into the second category. Ford’s […]

Best Covers: I Put a Spell On You

Watching The Voice this evening.  The show is not engaging enough for me to simply watch without a distraction. One of the performers (Rob Taylor) covered “I put a spell on you“.  He’s a capable performer, but I’ve heard a better version of the classic.  In our family, the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus with Bette Midler […]

My Odd Musical Tastes

As I grow older, I’ve grown to appreciate the way that music can energize, soothe and change my mood.  It’s probably surprising to friends and family, but I have become a big fan of Electronica.  What I like about it is that it helps me to stay focused and energized while I’m sitting at my […]

Strange Little Songs

What are the weirdest song titles in your playlist or music collection? Submitted by Charline. I haven’t taken a look at the other posts for this question – but I’m guessing I have one of the more uncommon set of songs on my player.  Where I have a full album from one of the artists I’ve […]