Richard: ‘On Broadway’ is perhaps most famous for The Drifters version, but I have always adored this version which featured on Gary Numan’s Living Ornaments LP and … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 4: Gary Numan, Chaka Khan, Manfred Mann, Ballboy & The Sex Pistols
Two years ago I posted Lizzy’s ‘Dancing In The Moonlight’ during our celebration of songs related to summer, to some debate. It was variously claimed that … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 3: Thin Lizzy, Sarah Blasko, XTC & Scissor Sisters
Richard: Arguably Satisfaction by the Stones is the Mona Lisa or Michelangelo’s David of rock music. Thing is, I don’t actually like it. I’ve heard it … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 2: Devo, The Fall, Joe Cocker & Saint Etienne
Richard: Some of my upcoming choices in our celebration of the cover version will be obscure, other may be highly contentious, but I suspect my opening … Continue reading Covered In Glory Day 1: Johnny Cash, The Leather Nun, G n’R, Sinead O’Connor, Muse & Housemartins
The summer challenge the Uncertain Smile is setting for its musical hive mind of bloggers is (drum roll)…. Covered In Glory: Cover versions that are … Continue reading Coming soon: Covered in Glory
Here’s something I started in a recent cartoon course, which I have only now got around to finishing off. Clearly I needed to get it done and posted before the next series of Doctor Who starts in October… Continue reading Doctor Who and The Millennials
The first in a strictly non-sequential series…. Continue reading A clear view of the stage….