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Imitation: Musical Theft or Homage?

Back in the U.S.S.R. When the double record The Beatles, now known as the White Album, landed in 1968, we all knew that a different side to the Beatles’ creativity was being shown. In fact, I sat with the lyrics … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something New

Barracuda Sometimes, the journey of a song takes a couple of strange turns. Would you believe this one started life as a Joni Mitchell tune?   Then Nazareth covered the song, adding an interesting riff at the beginning:   Heart … Continue reading

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Nighthawks Revamped

From the 1940’s to the 1980’s   And for those with sharper eyes than mine: that first image has a visitor… Doctor Who’s TARDIS (police phone box).

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