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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

The Gaslight Anthem

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

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Isle of Wight Fest With Beatles Cover

Capping off a mega set of 25 originals, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band ended their headlining set at the long-standing U.K. music festival Isle of Wight Festival on Sunday (June 24) with a […]

06/26/2012

Bachman & Turner

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, […]

06/26/2012

Fleetwood Mac

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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What Do Alice Cooper & Lady Gaga Have In Common?

They’re both costume-wearing, heavily-made-up music stars who let their freak flags fly and wholly shock their devotees in concert. When you think of it that way, Alice Cooper and Lady Gaga are cut from the […]

06/12/2012

Talking Heads

Florence And the Machine Cover Talking Heads’ “Wild Wild Life” Dressed As Wildlife

Covering the Talking Heads is practically a rite of passage for indie rock bands these days. After all, the influential ’80s new wave band did inspire Radiohead’s name and got a nod from U2 in […]

05/22/2012

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