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A podcast dedicated to music, Cover Story comes to you from a porch by the ocean. Season One explores covers songs we really dig!

A podcast dedicated to music, Cover Story comes to you from a porch by the ocean. Season One explores covers songs we really dig!


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A podcast dedicated to music, Cover Story comes to you from a porch by the ocean. Season One explores covers songs we really dig!




Episode 30: The Wedding Episode

Side A: very cool first dance songs - Dylan, The Proclaimers, UB40... Side B: Bonnie & Clyde - Serge Gainsbourg/Stereolab Support the show (


Episode 29: Hot Rat Zapper

This episode features two very dynamic yet differnet artists. Our Side A features Frank Zappa and his live cover version of Bolero. Bolero is a one movement orchestral piece by the French composer Maurice Ravel. Our side B features a cover song on an album than many perceive and believe to be the greatest album of all time. We dive into the Beach Boys Pet Sounds and their cover of the popular song, Sloop John B. Support the show...


Episode 28: Cyndi & Harry

Our Side A features one of the greatest Feisty Feminist songs of all time which was originally a man's account of bedding women—until Cyndi Lauper transformed it into a rallying cry for sexual equality. That’s right - we are talking about "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun". Our Side B has been brewing since we first went to the white board for Cover Story. We’ve been waiting for the right time to talk about Harry Nilsson and his cover of “Everybody’s talkin’". Thanks to the awesome show on Netflix...


Episode 27: Party of One?

Side A: Gang of Four/Frank Ocean Side B: INXS/The Loved Ones Support the show (


Episode 26: Dirty Work Martini

Side A: Yesterday - The Beatles/Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Dylan etc Side B: Do It Again - Steely Dan/Waylon Jennings Support the show (


Episode 25: Speaking of Brothels...

Side A: It's My Life - Talk Talk/No Doubt Side B: La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf/Louis Armstrong Support the show (


Episode 24 It’s Very Swervy

Side A: “These Days” Jackson Browne/Nico Side B: “People are Strange” The Doors/Echo & The Bunnymen Support the show (


Episode 23: First Taste of Vile

Side A: Kurt Vile/Charlie Rich "Rollin With the Flow" Side B: Bonnie Raitt/John Prine "Angel From Montgomery" Support the show (


Episode 22: Velvet Hamsters

Side A: This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) Talking Heads Side B: Crying Roy Orbison Support the show (


Episode 21: Mall Flower

Side A: Otis Rush/Willie Dixon/Led Zeppelin "I Can't Quit You Baby" Side B: Tommy James & The Shondells/Tiffany "I Think We're Alone Now"Support the show (


Episode 20: Light in August

Sides A, B, & C: A tribute to Bob Dylan featuring cover songs by Waylon Jennings, George Harrison, and Van Morrison. Support the show (


Episode 19: Juniper Buried

Side A: Depeche Mode/David Bowie "Heroes" Side B: Weezer/Toto "Africa"Support the show (


Episode 18: Moonshine with a Sting

Side A: Folllow You, Follow Me - Genesis & Red House Painters Side B: Can't Stand Losing You - The Police & Steel PulseSupport the show (


Episode 17: The Edge of Seventeen

Side A: Frank Sinatra & Alberto Jobim "Bonita" Side B: Fleetwood Mac & Smashing Pumpkins "Landslide" Support the show (


Episode 16: Frenching & Drenching

On Side A, Filler takes us back to his college days in NYC where he was obsessed with Mike Patton of bands such as Faith No More & Mr. Bungle, to name a few. Filler focuses on one of Mike Patton’s band Loveage and their cover of “Sex, I’m a Man” originally recorded by Berlin for the ultimate 80s film “Top Gun.” You ready for a little classroom lesson conducted by Professor Bone? I sure am….Sharpen your pencils, boys and girls. On Side B, It is our pleasure to talk about The Kinks & Van Halen...


Episode 15: Tribal Musings

On Side A, we have the pleasure of heading into the pipeline as we discover the legendary King of the Surf Guitar, Dick Dale. He pioneered the surf music style and with the "breakneck speed of his single-note staccato picking technique" and showmanship with the guitar is considered a precursor to heavy metal music, influencing guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen. The Boston-born guitar icon released "Misirlou" – a Mediterranean folk tune in 1962 and it was a track he claimed...


Episode 14: Precipice of Bloom

Side A: Bob Dylan Side B: Elvis Presley Support the show (


Episode 13 Mixed Tape Revelry

Side A: Gone Daddy Gone (Violent Femmes & Gnarls Barkley) Side B: Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Black Sabbath & The Cardigans) Support the show (


Episode 12: Lyrically Limber

On Side A we talk about one of the greatest unrequited love songs of all time, Romeo & Juliet by Dire Straits. The song has been covered by numerous artists such as The Indigo Girls & The Killers, to name a few. Contrary to popular belief, the song has little to do with the Capulets & Montagues and more to do with a fling between two rock n roll cats. And when you’re ready to flip on over to Side: It seems that all roads lead to Jack White. And the road we took to get to Elvis Costello’s...


Episode 11: Cloak Full of Eagles

Episode 11 features a Side A and a Side B with lots in common. Although their sounds are quite different, both featured artists were child prodigies from England. On Side A, we dive into singer-songwriter, Steve Winwood, and his 1986 song “’Higher Love” which was brilliantly covered by James Vincent McMorrow in 2011. On Side B, we keep things interesting with some dudes that are truly the epitome of cool. We chat about T. Rex and their 1972 hit Telegram Sam which was covered by the legendary...