Episode 821: Tribute Songs

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March 25, 2020

Music:

  • Van Morrison “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)” Saint Dominic’s Preview (Warner Records) 1972
  • They Might Be Giants “We’re the Replacements” Don’t Let’s Start (Bar/None Records) 1987
  • Pink Floyd “Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts I-V” Wish You Were Here (Harvest, Columbia) 1975
  • Don McLean “American Pie” American Pie (United Artists Records) 1971
  • Robbie Fulks “The Buck Starts Here” Country Love Songs (Bloodshot Records) 1996
  • Stevie Wonder “Sir Duke” Songs in the Key of Life (Tamla) 1976
  • Firehose “Under the Influence of Meat Puppets” Ragin’, Full On (SST) 1986

Notes:

When artists pay tribute to other artists, you’re able to see honor on full display in a catchy tune. Today, we talk about songs recorded as tributes to other artists. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff also join us.

What is your favorite tribute song?


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