Archive for October 3rd, 2011

October 3, 2011

This Day in Music History – Davy Jay Sparrow on Woody Guthrie

 

 

 

It was this day in 1967 that music and social icon Woody Guthrie died.  Friend of PE Davy Jay Sparrow weighs in on Guthrie’s importance in general and in particular to the shaping of his own musical world view.

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October 3, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 23

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song a bluegrass influenced country treatment.

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October 3, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

Friend of the PE Melissa Ferrick (you might remember our interview with her) has debuted the video for “Still Right Here” – the title track of her latest album – over at some fly by night site called Huffington Post.  I guess we can’t win every exclusive, but the video and the interview they did with her should be checked out by you.  You can do so right here.

Melissa is on tour all fall in support of the new release.  Full dates below the jump.

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October 3, 2011

…and we’re back.

So if you’ve been hanging in there with us as we only occasionally posted during the months of August & September, you know that we were sidelined by some real life shit (jobs, surgeries, NFL season starting, etc…) – but we’re back to the daily dilly dally for your Monday thru Friday internet time wasting needs.  We hope you’ll spend a few minutes each day checking out our musical musings, including our return to the Gloria Jones Challenge – which will be posted later today.