Tag Archives: Jethro Tull

“Better half-remembered”

Yesterday, I drove into New York City, and spent the day with friends and contacts, meetings and parties (which is why I didn’t post; yes, I will make up for it). So now I’m in NYC, so this song is … Continue reading

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“Always time for another Christmas song”

Yesterday I wrote about what makes a good musical cover, and that it’s so important to do so when you’re talking about Christmas carols that everyone and their pubescent boy seem to cover. Today, I look instead at original Christmas … Continue reading

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“Comfort and Joy”

A good song cover goes far beyond simply being a different person performing the song. If it uses the same instrumentation, the same arrangements, the same everything — it’s missing the point. A good cover should be a reinterpretation, it … Continue reading

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