I dropped a fairly clear hint to Andy in my day 8 posting that I thought he was going to post this, but he hasn’t thus … Continue reading ..and finally. Covered In Glory Day 10: Thomas Dolby
Richard: Allowing for all the various contributions, we are about 50 cover versions into our marathon with just one day to go and I have to … Continue reading Covered in Glory Day 9: Madness, Husker Du, The Delgados, UFO & Rolf Harris
So, only three choices left. I’ve still quite a few to choose from on my long list, even allowing for pre-emptions from others. There is one … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 8: The The, Maria McKee, Manic Street Preachers, 801 & Cat Power
Richard: Moving from yesterday’s 80s East German TV clip to one from Spanish TV in 2010, from the final Faithless album comes this inspired cover of … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 7: Faithless, Associates, Blancmange, Youth Group & The Bangles
Richard There are many fine versions of Billy Bragg songs around, Kirsty MacColl’s ‘New England’ and Dubstar’s ‘St Swithin’s Day’ to name but two. However I … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 6: The Redskins, The Clash, The Wedding Present & Nirvana
I came across this little gem on a wet Sunday afternoon at the French Institute in January watching an animated film called ‘Ma Vie En Courgette’ … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 5: Sophie Hunger, Africa Bambaataa, George Michael, Trespassers William & Weird Al
This theme is proving to be quite the debating point over on Facebook where I post the links daily, so at the risk of sounding like … Continue reading Covered in Glory Day 4.5 – Listener requests!