Welcome to Shift, where Tom Allen takes you on a daily musical journey from the stalwarts of Classical music to the cutting edge of Contemporary tunes. Join us here on CBC music for a round-up of the stories of the day, some videos of music (or maybe just videos interesting to music fans) and a place to speak your voice.
Thursday January 3 2013
Today on the show the art of the cover version. In a world where its often easier to cover an already successful song and slam it up on you tube here's some sublime covers that really add to the brilliance of the original.
COVER Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers
ORIGINAL Simon and Garfunkel
"Way down in the hole"
COVER - The Blind Boys of Alabama
ORIGINAL Tom Waits
A little reminder of summer, and what it means to be a soulful performer.
One of the greatest boy's of summer - Buck O'Neil who played with the Kansas City Monarchs.
Taking inventory is a pain in any business, but when you're counting tree snails and tropical fish...
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