Archive for October 10th, 2011

October 10, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 24

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 it the white sunglasses treatment.

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October 10, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was on this day in 1935 that George Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess premieres on Broadway, and as it gave birth to one of the most covered songs in existence – “Summertime” – we salute it’s debut with a collection of some of our favorite versions.

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