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Cover You, Cover Me

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. That holds especially true in the case of cover songs. Here’s a list of 10 artists who’ve “covered” each other. Bruce Springsteen and Gary US Bonds Bruce Springsteen, Quarter to Three (Watch live clip here). Gary US Bonds, Rendezvous (Listen to it here). The relationship between…

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Clapton’s Country Rock Gem

“ I went to visit the Band in Woodstock, and I really sort of went there to ask if I could join the band.  I mean, I didn’t have the guts to say it —I didn’t have the nerve.” –Eric Clapton Clapton obviously never joined The Band (unless you count the Last Waltz!), but he came…

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A Jazz Night in Montreal

A few nights ago something extraordinary happened. Having just moved into a new place, I decided to spend a quiet Friday night at home with my husband and watch a George Harrison documentary. At 10:20, the phone rings and a representative from the Montreal Jazz Festival is telling my hubby we are exclusively invited to…

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Independence Day and Springsteen Covers

Happy 4th of July to all you Americans out there! In honour honor of Independence Day, I’ve not only used American spelling, but I’ve also assembled a little Top 10 covers of my favorite American of all time: Bruce Springsteen! 1. Johnny Cash, I’m on Fire. (Original version)   The Man in Black had previously recorded two…