Old 97’s “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive” (2014)

I recently saw an Old 97’s show with my friend Kenny at the Tarrytown Music Hall, an 843-seat capacity theater built in 1885, the oldest in Westchester County and one of just 6% of theaters in the U.S. built before 1900. It’s a sleepy place. I’ve been to about a dozen concerts there before, and … More Old 97’s “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive” (2014)

David Bowie “Stay” (1976); Apollo 100 “Joy” (1972)

I started going to NY Rangers games at The Garden with my dad when I was about 7 or 8 years old, and it was love at first, ah, skate. Hockey immediately became, and will unquestionably always be, my favorite sport. The moment when the players first take the ice just prior to the game … More David Bowie “Stay” (1976); Apollo 100 “Joy” (1972)

Gladys Knight & The Pips “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” (1967)

Maybe there’s a better example, but I can’t think of any, where there were three different hugely popular versions of the same song. That song, ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ was a smash hit for three artists – Gladys Knight & The Pips, Marvin Gaye, and Creedence Clearwater Revival – all within less than … More Gladys Knight & The Pips “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” (1967)