Friday, June 15, 2012

The Best Covers

I believe I can be brief with this post: these are the best covers I've heard of songs that are familiar to most people and many of which are old faves with most people. See if you can guess the original tunes:

Thursday, June 7, 2012

It Takes Two To Tango

Ever since the tango became fashionable in 1911, many people around the world have tried to emulate it. One reason is that many Argentine tango artists went on tour in the United States and in Europe. Tango became wildly popular in Finland and the country even has its own tango style and culture. From Eino Gron (the undisputed king of the tango in Finland in the 1960s) to Roland Alphonso (from Jamaica, a very primitive style of tango indeed, complete with bongos), you could travel the world in search of unique tangos.