Cover Me

Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time By Ray Padgett [Sterling Publishing] The term “cover songs” comes from record labels covering their bets. If a song by some artist was a hit, then when asked if a label had a particular popular song, they could say, “We’ve got it covered,”… Continue reading Cover Me

Soul Asylum

Can’t Go Back: Jeff Clark Chats Up Dave Pirner on the Past and Present of Soul Asylum Maybe it sounds silly to some of you now, but there was a time there in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s when Soul Asylum were one of the most essential bands in my life. During those years,… Continue reading Soul Asylum

Husker Nus: Good and Bad

First the good news: On November 10th, the Numero Group will release Savage Young Du, a 4-LP/3-CD box set of Husker Du’s material recorded between 1979 and 1983. Comprised of 69 songs (47 previously unreleased), the box comes with a hardbound book, reproductions of flyers, previously unseen pictures and probably an ear of corn to… Continue reading Husker Nus: Good and Bad