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Jessie’s Girl - Rick Springfield

Jessie’s Girl - Rick Springfield

September 15, 2020

The appeal of Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl" ain't hard to define, but we're going to go ahead and take an hour and a half to define it anyway! Stick around for our new bonus segment, "Cover Me: The Squeakquel," where we talk about "Jessie's Girl 2" by Coheed and Cambria ft. Rick Springfield!

Covers by: Spank The Monkey, The Stanford Mendicants, Craig Robinson, Glee, Faster Pussycat, Mary Lambert, LLC, The Holophonics

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Blinded By The Light – Bruce Springsteen

Blinded By The Light – Bruce Springsteen

September 8, 2020

Prepare to get revved up and cut loose like a deuce! We're talking Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded By The Light"! That's all we do! There's a lot to talk about in this song!

Covers by: Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Funkstar De Luxe, Plan 9, Bruce Springsteen, Matt Vemanis, Royal Melody

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Superman - Goldfinger

Superman - Goldfinger

September 1, 2020

So here we are pretending it's 1999! Special guest Stephen Reynolds returns to do everything he can for us. We talk about YouTube channels in our bonus segment. It's a weird one, folks.

Covers by: Joe and The White Boys, mx31619, SPEYERE, 8-Bit Universe, Matt Heafy, Mike Herrera, Oz One, Goldfinger, Sam Mathias, MickMazzMusic

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Summer in the City -The Lovin’ Spoonful

Summer in the City -The Lovin’ Spoonful

August 25, 2020

Beat the summer heat with this refreshing episode of Cover Me. We talk about The Lovin' Spoonful's "Summer in the City." Stick around for the bonus segment to find out which is better: summer days or summer nights.

Covers by; B.B. King, Quincy Jones, Tea, Butthole Surfers, Styx, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Eels, Sandy Sasso.

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West Coast vs. Wessex - NOFX and Frank Turner

West Coast vs. Wessex - NOFX and Frank Turner

August 18, 2020

NOFX and Frank Turner released a split album of covers and we reviewed it! It's a long episode, but if you're looking for a Cover Me style analysis of all 10 covers, along with the original songs, then you better smash that play button!

Spotify playlist of originals and covers here

Black Magic Woman - Fleetwood Mac

Black Magic Woman - Fleetwood Mac

August 11, 2020

This week on Jake Cressy's Cover Me Featuring Alex Mildenberger, we talk about "Black Magic Woman" by Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac Featuring Jeremy Spencer in honour of Peter Green. it's also our 100th episode! Stick around for the bonus segment to hear us discuss what we think the best episode of Cover Me is for new listeners!

Covers by: Santana, Percy Faith & His Orchestra, Dennis Brown, Michael Coleman, Pink turtle, Mark Bodino, Sweet Baby J'ai, Gregor Hilden & Richie Arndt

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Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn

Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn

August 4, 2020

You don't need blue suede shoes or raving shoes to enjoy this episode of Cover Me, but it might help. We talk about Marc Cohn's autobiographical hit single "Walking in Memphis." In our bonus segment, we discuss what the best track is on Paul Simon's legendary album, "Graceland."

 

Covers by: Cher, Scooter, The John Tesh Project, Lonestar, Paul Anka, Alex Goot, Andy and Grey and NDA, Dean Dyson

 

Spotify playlist here

Love Hurts - The Everly Brothers

Love Hurts - The Everly Brothers

July 28, 2020

You're young, I know. But even so, you can really learn a lot from this episode of Cover Me! We talk about the Everly Brothers "Love Hurts" and its many, much more famous covers. We resurrect the long dead segment "YouTube Comment Hall of Fame" for our bonus segment! Stick around to the very end to hear the full Cover Me cover of "Love Hurts"!

 

Covers by: Roy Orbison, Nazareth, Jim Capaldi, Cher, Triumph, Rod Stewart, Cover Me

 

Spotify playlist here

Jim Capaldi version here

N.I.B - Black Sabbath

N.I.B - Black Sabbath

July 21, 2020

My name is Lucifer, please take this new episode of Cover Me! We dive into Black Sabbath's "N.I.B" in this week's epsiode! Find out more about the history of heavy metal music and then stick around for the bonus segment to find out what's better: Twizzlers or Nibs.

 

Covers by: Black Sabbath, White Stains, Acid Drinkers, Blood Coven, Krokus, Hilary Woods

 

Spotify playlist here

Gwyn, Lord of Cinder - Motoi Sakuraba - Dark Souls

Gwyn, Lord of Cinder - Motoi Sakuraba - Dark Souls

July 14, 2020

Whether you souls-like or souls-dislike the Souls franchise, you'll be sure to souls-like this episode of Cover Me. Jon Bell of JaRDev joins us once more to talk about the Motoi Sakurabab composed final boss theme from Dark Souls, "Gwyn, Lord of Cinders." We talk about some of our favourite Souls-like games in our bonus segment.  Covers by: Songe, Smooth McGroove, insaneintherainmusic, Alex Roe, Skar, Celestial Aeon Project, Borja Spotify playlist here We refer to the 8-Bit Music Theory "How Dark Souls Turns Motifs Into Music" video frequently in our dissection and that video can be seen here

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