And now a song despised by my children. Known as the “whiney” song in my house Chris Isaak’s Wicked Game is covered by Daughtry. And if you listen closely you can hear the howls of anguish from my children.
Written by Ellington Jordan with co credit going Billy Foster and Etta James. Etta James recorded it in 1967 and it was released in 1968. It is considered a blues and soul classic.
Here is an excellent cover by Gov’t Mule and a thank you to Wes for suggesting this.
And now covering the Gloria Jones/Soft Cell version I give you for your listening pleasure Pomplamoose singing Tainted Love.
I know that its been an interesting few weeks. I have been recuperating from surgery for over a month and it may have looked like that I have given up on you the readers. But…
Been trying to come up with a song but none have stuck in my head. Come back next week.
By request of one of my loyal blog readers here is Yngwie Malmsteen called by Time Magazine one of the top ten electric guitar players.
Johnny Cash takes Depeche Mode’s classic and makes it his own. Enjoy.
This cover of the Youngbloods classic is brought to by Three Girl Dad who put this song into my head last Thursday.
As many of you know I have been in surgery and I am on forced rest. So besides going stir crazy I went searching for some gems on YouTube. And I found this. She does a wonderful cover of Eiffel 65’s hit Blue. Enjoy.
Taking the classic Spencer Davis Group song and giving it a Motown flair Human Nature puts their own spin on this classic.