Archive for ‘Gloria Jones Challenge’

October 24, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 26

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 pop industrial treatment.

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October 17, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 25

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 the West End musical treatment.

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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 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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July 11, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 22

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 one of the most inventive treatments yet.

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June 20, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 21

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 runs the song through the paces of everything that is wrong with music today. Enjoy!

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June 6, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 20

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 updates the soul of the song and impresses the hell out of us.

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May 23, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 19

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 the 3rd wave ska treatment.

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May 16, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 18

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 stripped down acoustic treatment and a video with the utmost subtle of messages.

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May 9, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 17

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 goes somewhere between techno and industrial with the song.

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