Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Central Time” by Pokey Lafarge

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Everything old is new again…and while it seems the world has gone apeshit over supposed wood and string groups like The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons, Pokey Lafarge is the genuine real deal. As a youth growing up in Illinois, Pokey Lafarge (real name Andrew Heissler) mixed his interest in history and the literature of […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “When My Man Comes Home” by Brittany Howard and Ruby Amanfu

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Yesterday I wrote about a single from Jack White’s Third Man Record label by Gibby Haynes of The Butthole Surfers. The record was a recent release in Third Man’s “Blue Series” of 45rpm releases. Over the past few years, Third Man has released interesting one-off singles by the likes of Beck, Tom Jones, Stephen Colbert, […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I Just Started Hating Some People Today” by Beck

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While it’s been four years since Beck released his last album, “Modern Guilt,” he has hardly been idle. In 2009 Beck started a website experiment called “Record Club” where he and other musicians would get together and cover an entire album in one day. The first one was “The Velvet Underground & Nico,” the second […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Evil” by Tom Jones

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Some folks just get hipper when they get older. Case in point there is me…and then there is Tom Jones, whose new 7” single recorded at Third Man Records with Jack White on guitar and in the production chair, bears some of the most stripped down virile sounds to emanate from the Welshman in some […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Sixteen Saltines” by Jack White

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He may have changed his color schemes from red and white to blue for his first solo record, but this song isn’t a White of a different color musically…and that’s a good thing! As the NY Times recently stated, he’s a “Jack Out-Of-The-Box” when it comes releasing records. In an effort to try alternative means […]