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The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz ‘Remembers’ His Past For New Album [VIDEO]

The album isn’t quite the same without hearing Dolenz’s stories behind the song choices. He shares a few in our sit-down session with him.

10/19/2012

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Elvis Costello’s Top 5 Covers

From Springsteen to The Kinks, Elvis Costello is not above tipping his fedora to other artists.

10/16/2012

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Macy Gray To Cover Stevie Wonder’s ‘Talking Book’ Album

Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it

09/20/2012

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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The Gaslight Anthem Covers The Who For ‘Live On Letterman’

After a high-energy, 50-minute set in front of a packed crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater last night (June 27) for a “Live On Letterman” webcast, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the stage at the […]

06/28/2012

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Bachman & Turner Considering Covers Album [VIDEO]

Former Bachman-Turner Overdrive members Randy Bachman and Fred Turner just released a new live album under the name Bachman & Turner, but they’re already thinking ahead to new “crazy ideas.” Live At The Roseland Ballroom, […]

06/25/2012

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Fleetwood Mac Gets A Tribute Album Featuring Marianne Faithfull, MGMT, Best Coast & More

Fleetwood Mac is a band often name-checked by other acts, and now those influenced by the ’70s rockers will put their money where their mouth is. A tribute album to Fleetwood Mac, titled Just Tell […]

06/19/2012

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American Idol: Little Steven and a Whole Lotta Rock and Roll

On last night’s American Idol, the remaining contestants were tasked with two different yet at times overlapping challenges when it came to song choices. First, the top five covered songs celebrating the 1960s, with renditions […]

05/03/2012

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‘American Idol’ Honors the Piano Man: Watch the Best Billy Joel Covers

“American Idol” has honored everyone from Michael Jackson to Carole King in her Brill Building days on dedicated performance episodes, and last night (March 21), the Piano Man joined the ranks. The 10 contestants left […]

03/22/2012

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Classy Covers- Tharr She Blows!

Did you know that Vanilla Ice quit the rap game and began singing Indie Rock in Silver Lake? We didn’t either… until we realized that crazy homeless man with glasses was actually the ninja-rapper himself. […]

01/25/2012

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