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That song, a cover of Tom Paxton's " The Last Thing on My Mind ", released in late 1967, reached the country top ten in January 1968, launching a six-year streak of virtually uninterrupted top-ten singles for the pair.
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Offered the song by Dylan, Sheryl Crow later recorded an up-tempo cover of " Mississippi " for her The Globe Sessions, released in 1998, before Dylan revisited it for Love and Theft.
Initially, it was relatively unsuccessful, staying at the charts for only one week, but Haley soon scored a major worldwide hit with a cover version of Big Joe Turner's " Shake, Rattle and Roll ", which went on to sell a million copies and became the first ever rock ' n ' roll song to enter British singles charts in December 1954 and became a Gold Record.
Many American cover versions of the song appeared recorded by artists ranging from Kate Smith and Duane Eddy to unknown artists singing on various drugstore records.
The punk band The F. U's performed a cover of the song, featured on the album This Is Boston, Not L. A.
In the same year, under the guise Yazz and the Plastic Population, they produced " The Only Way Is Up ", a cover of a Northern Soul song.
The reference is to a lounge cover of the song, recorded by the band Nouvelle Vague, played during a scene in the Planet Terror segment of Grindhouse, although no rape takes place, and in fact the would-be rapist is killed by the would-be victim.
Of the previously unreleased songs, " Down to the Wire " features the New Orleans pianist Dr. John with Buffalo Springfield on an item from their shelved Stampede album ; " Love Is a Rose " was a minor hit for Linda Ronstadt in 1975 ; " Winterlong " received a cover by Pixies on the Neil Young tribute album from 1989, The Bridge ; and " Campaigner " is a Young song critical of Richard Nixon.
But the term does not cover a song, dance, or tune that has been taken over ready-made and remains unchanged.
As the only country performer to participate, some worried that Brooks would turn his cover of the song originally sung by drummer Peter Criss, " Hard Luck Woman ", into a country song.
The album's lead single, " She's Every Woman " peaked at number-one on the Billboard Country Chart, however its follow-up single, " The Fever " ( a cover of an Aerosmith song ) only peaked at number 23, becoming Brooks's first released Country single to not chart on the Top 10.
Parsons was inspired to cover the song after hearing an advance tape of the Sticky Fingers album sent to Kleinow, who was scheduled to overdub a part on the song ( Kleinow's part was not included on the released Rolling Stones version, though it is available on bootlegs ).
Its most celebrated song is a Parsons-Harris duet cover of " Love Hurts ", a song that long remained in Harris ' solo repertoire.
In 1996, fellow rapper Nas debuted at # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with a cover version of the song.
His cover of Chinga Chavin's " Asshole from El Paso ", a parody of Merle Haggard's " Okie from Muskogee " is, perhaps, his most famous song.
Many rock drummers have cited Moon as an influence, including Neil Peart and Dave Grohl The Jam paid tribute to Moon on the second single from their third album, " Down in the Tube Station at Midnight ", in which the B-side of the single is a cover song from The Who: " So Sad About Us ", and the back cover of the record is a photo of Moon's face ; the Jam's record was released about a month after Moon's death.
In 1987, he recorded a single with Kim Wilde for Comic Relief: a cover of the Christmas song " Rockin ' Around the Christmas Tree " with some extra comedy lines written by Smith and Jones.
Secret Theatre 1994 compiled rare tracks and demos, while Orange and Blue 1996 contained previously unreleased material including a flower-power cover of Kurt Cobain's song " Lithium " originally recorded by Cobain's grunge band of the same name, Nirvana.
Other defining recordings include " Sugar Town ", the 1967 number one " Somethin ' Stupid " ( a duet with her father ), the title song from the James Bond film You Only Live Twice, several collaborations with Lee Hazlewood such as " Jackson ", and her cover of Cher's " Bang Bang ( My Baby Shot Me Down )", which features during the opening sequence of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill.
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In 1977, Saratoga Springs, NY disc jockey Tom L. Lewis introduced the Disco Bible ( later renamed Disco Beats ), which published hit disco songs listed by beats per minute ( tempo ), as well as by either artist or song title.
Parton was interested until Presley's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, told her, that it was standard procedure for the songwriter to sign over half of the publishing rights to any song Elvis recorded.
* Satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer's 1953 song " Lobachevsky " was based on a number that Kaye had done, about the Russian director Constantin Stanislavski, again with the affected Russian accent.
The song " Going to the Chapel " is then played as we see Henrietta marry a member of the guard, Scarlett marry Chester, David marry his girlfriend, Tom marry his distant cousin Deirdre ( whom he met at Charles's wedding and instantly fell for ), Matthew with a new partner ( Duncan Kenworthy ), Fiona marry Prince Charles ( a joke ), and Charles and Carrie with their son -- presumably not married.
* The Tom Tom Club song " Genius of Love " featured the lines " Steppin ' to the rhythm of a Kurtis Blow / Who needs to think when your feet just go.
" Little Nemo in Slumberland " is also the inspiration for the video of the 1989 song Runnin ' Down a Dream by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.
American singer-songwriter Tom Paxton, who met Hurt and played on the same bill as him at the Gaslight in Greenwich Village around 1963, wrote and recorded a song about him in 1977 entitled " Did You Hear John Hurt?
* 1974 – Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40 % complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed " Lucy " ( after The Beatles song " Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds "), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.
The lead track, " Tom Sawyer ", is probably the band's best-known song with " Limelight " also receiving satisfactory responses from listeners and radio stations.
This is most evident during live shows when Lee must play bass, supply lead vocals, manipulate keyboards, and trigger pedals during the course of a performance, as in the song " Tom Sawyer ".
* The song is performed on an episode of the US sitcom Newhart, leading the dim-witted character of George Utley ( Tom Poston ) to say, " I never realized what that song was really about!
In 1988, while recording his album Full Moon Fever, Tom Petty and his lead guitarist Mike Campbell called on the group to provide backing vocals for the song " Waiting for Tonight ".
Later in 1973, Tim Buckley released the album Sefronia, which contained a cover version of Waits ' song " Martha " from Closing Time, the first-ever cover of a Tom Waits song by a known artist.
* The Stompin ' Tom Connors song " To It And At It " mentions a man who " can't afford the train, he's sittin ' on a streetcar, but he's eastbound just the same.
Its writers, Jim Dale and Tom Springfield, were nominated for the 1966 Academy Award for Best Original Song, but lost out to the title song from the film Born Free.
* Tom Russell sets Van Diemen's Land as the ship's destination in his song " Isaac Lewis " on the album " Modern Art ".