Musings on the byways of popular culture
06/06/2019 by BigJimBob 46 Comments
I’ll start with this offering
06/06/2019 at 15:28
06/06/2019 at 15:30
06/06/2019 at 16:16
No! Not Jonathan Richman.
06/06/2019 at 16:23
Moose the Mooche says
06/06/2019 at 16:53
Ah, so that’s where Radiohead nicked it from!
06/06/2019 at 16:28
Stairway to Heaven
06/06/2019 at 16:42
Layla (pronounced Lie-lah.
hubert rawlinson says
07/06/2019 at 16:30
Not forgetting Thompson’s Valerie and that other one and the Steve Winwood one.
07/06/2019 at 16:40
Out in civilian world, Valerie would call to mind Amy Winehouse.
Dave Amitri says
07/06/2019 at 16:54
Or the Zutons…
07/06/2019 at 16:56
Aren’t the Zutons one of those really weird bands that have, like, guitars and other instruments?
06/06/2019 at 16:58
It’s not Bill Withers*. It’s the Niles and Frasier of 80s pop, Red Box.
(* or the Housemartins)
06/06/2019 at 17:22
B Side to I’m A Boy, which I think may have been in Paul Weller’s record collection.
Rigid Digit says
06/06/2019 at 18:20
And a couple of members of Madness
06/06/2019 at 18:34
This isn’t Van…
(Roland Kirk – Domino)
06/06/2019 at 19:07
nor is this …
06/06/2019 at 18:45
It appears that P!nk did NOT cover an Anti-Nowhere League track
06/06/2019 at 18:51
Is it Frankie Goes To Hollywood? – No
Is it Jennifer Rush? – No
Is it Huey, the mild mannered harmonica player, and his friends? – Could be …
06/06/2019 at 19:38
Weeeh, eeeeh, eeeeh, ell ll. ….
06/06/2019 at 19:49
Dave, I’ve now had to explain to Mrs F why I just snorted tea over my keyboard. Even after I explained, she still didn’t get it.
06/06/2019 at 21:40
It seems you did “let it all out…..”
06/06/2019 at 20:27
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again * but we should be grateful that TFF didn’t come from Norn Ireland.
(*so I will)
06/06/2019 at 19:25
Did David Bowie cover ELO?
No mention of Bruce, big curly perms or beards on this one
06/06/2019 at 19:34
06/06/2019 at 19:46
06/06/2019 at 20:12
Paul McCartney didn’t get a writing credit on this one
Uncle Mick says
06/06/2019 at 20:02
Duh der duh der der You`re lookin for……. oh…..
07/06/2019 at 17:24
It’s not The Beach Boys, nor The Kinks.
07/06/2019 at 19:19
Sugar pie honey bunch, strewth Sheila….
07/06/2019 at 20:13
Just like The Four Tops….
07/06/2019 at 19:32
I woke up this morning… Tell now me how should I feel… Take it away, Hooky:
07/06/2019 at 19:56
Patsy Cline had the first Number One single by downloads only. Didn’t she ?
07/06/2019 at 20:06
As I mentioned the last time we had this conversation (https://theafterword.co.uk/no-not-that-one/) Neil Young’s Little Wing is not the Hendrix one and is also my favourite Neil Young tune.
08/06/2019 at 00:29
Definitely not Bowie…
08/06/2019 at 00:35
Still not DB
08/06/2019 at 08:05
Relivin’ Woodstock with a bit of boogie?
08/06/2019 at 22:10
Cole Porter? Ella Fitzgerald?
No, I don’t think so. But rather good anyway,
08/06/2019 at 23:41
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Love For Sale is Talking Heads finest single.
09/06/2019 at 01:12
Oh, oh, oh, it’s not Pilot, never believe it ain’t so. But Moose should enjoy this nonetheless…
09/06/2019 at 01:19
Thom Yorke looking mighty fine here.
09/06/2019 at 01:32
Midge Ure is the Piano Man
09/06/2019 at 01:47
Irene Cara’s gonna live forever. Baby, remember her name!
09/06/2019 at 02:07
Bruce’s recent stint on Broadway has gone to his head.
09/06/2019 at 02:43
REM’s pitch for the lucrative “awkward teenager” market
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