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POP Goes The World!

Nov 2015

Post Thanksgiving POP


Feeling a bit deflated after yesterday gluttonous celebration?

Don't worry.

POP Goes The World's got you covered!





Song Artist Album         Year
Jason and The Argonauts XTC English Settlement   1982
Lovey Dovey Split Enz Second Thoughts   1976
End Of The Line Mohair Small Talk   2006
Superball Magic Kids Memphis   2010
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Majestic Wax Fang La La Land   2007
Moon Over Kentucky Sparks A Woofer in Tweeter's Clothing   1968
Even Jesus Couldn't Love You Lord Cut-Glass Lord Cut-Glass   2009
Chocolate Makes You Happy Xiu Xiu Dear God, I Hate Myself   2010
Death White Lies To Lose My Life...   2009
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I See No Evil Television Marquee Moon   1977
Pink Moon (Nick Drake cover) Walt Mink Miss Happiness   1992
Pleasant Valley Sunday (Monkees cover) The Wedding Present Hit Parade 1   1992
Hit Me The London Suede Bloodsports   2013
Twinkle Whipping Boy Heartworm   1995
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Catch Hell Blues White Stripes Icky Thump   2007
Diamond Hoo Ha Man Supergrass Diamond Hoo Ha   2008
Big Sound The M's Real Close Ones   2008
Dr. Landy I'm From Barcelona Forever Today   2011
Escape From New York Shapes Faces We Make When We Dance   2007
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Town Called Malice The Jam The Gift   1982
Don't Let The Bastards Get You Down The Toasters Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down   1997
Fake Tales Of San Francisco Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not   2006
Comin' Down The View Hats Off To The Buskers   2007
God! Show Me Magic Super Furry Animals Fuzzy Logic   1996
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God Only Knows James James   1991
Mourning In America Ted Leo & The Pharmacists The Brutalist Bricks   2010
21st Century Digital Boy Bad Religion Against the Grain   1990
New Loafers 60 Ft. Dolls The Big 3   1996
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Get Over You The Undertones The Undertones   1979
Somehow The Vapors New Clear Days   1980
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Ship Of Fools World Party Private Revolution   1986
Nov 2015

Waiting For Godot


(with my apologies to Samuel Beckett)

Song Artist Album         Year
Maybe Lately Miracle Fortress Five Roses   2007
Digging Holes Icarus Himself Mexico   2010
Take My Hand Palmas Take My Hand   2015
Mahna Mahna Cake B- Sides and Rarities   2007
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Clinically Dead Chad VanGaalen Infiniheart   2005
7/4 (Shoreline) Broken Social Scene Broken Social Scene   2005
Cannible Resource Dirty Projectors Bitte Orca    
Minor Keys Big Troubles Romantic Comedy   2011
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Black Country Tonstartssbandht An When   2009
Pure Blue Splashh Pure Blue   2015
Only Shallow My Bloody Valentine Loveless   1991
So Destroyed (channeling Rage Peace) Prince Rama Top Ten Hits Of The End Of The World   2012
I Don't Want To Call You Baby, Baby Kids On A Crime Spree We Love You So Bad   2011
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TAOS Menomena Mines   2010
Holland, 1945 Neutral Milk Hotel In The Aeroplane Over The Sea   1998
Rita The Drowning Man The Beheading Of The Song Bird   2009
I Was Born (a unicorn) The Unicorns Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?   2014
Hopeless The Wrens The Meadowlands   2003
Heavenly Pop Hit The Chills Submarine Bells   1990
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Holy Toledo Vundabar Antics   2013
Hey Friend Jeff The Brotherhood We Are The Champions   2011
Mother Of Pearl Roxy Music Stranded   1973
Your Cover's Blown Belle & Sebastian Books   2004
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Hold Tight Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich The Legend Of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich   1988
Let Her Dance The Bobby Fuller Four Never To Be Forgotten - The Mustang Years   1998
Pushin' Too Hard The Seeds The Seeds   1966
Help You Ann Lyres On Fyre   1984
Seven and Seven Is Love Da Capo   1966
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Born On A Saturday Night Mean Jeans Are You Serious?   2009
Never Again Royal Headache Royal Headache   2012
No Waves FIDLAR FIDLAR   2013
Beautiful Girl Mark Sultan The Sultanic Verses   2007
Nov 2015

Unlock The POP!



Song Artist Album          Year
13 Valleys (live acoustic) Big Country Without The Aid Of A Safety Net   1994
I'd Like That XTC Apple Venus Volume 1   1999
Get It On The Woodentops Giant   1986
I'm Looking For Someone To Find Me Richard Hawley Lady's Bridge   2007
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I Summon You Spoon Gimme Fiction   2005
Without Love Satchel The Family   1996
On The Way Out Freedy Johnston Never Home   1997
Seen The Doctor Michael Penn Free-for-All   1992
So You THink You're In Love Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians Perspex Island   1991
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Casual Wayne Paul Ivey     2012
Class Clown Spots A UFO Guided By Voices Class Clown Spots a UFO   2012
Baby I Got News For You Kelley Stoltz To Dreamers   2010
Achin' To Be The Replacements Don't Tell A Soul   1989
Kite Nick Heyward From Monday to Sunday   1993
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It's Different For Girls (live acoustic) Joe Jackson Live 1980/86   1988
Vanishing Girl The Dukes of Stratosphear Psonic Psunspot   1987
Cynical Girl Marshall Crenshaw Marshall Crenshaw   1982
Pretty Girl The Sneetches 1985-1991   1991
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Open Doors Josh Ritter The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter   2007
A Town Called Malice (live acoustic) Paul Weller      
Look After Your Wife Lord Cut-Glass Lord Cut-Glass   2009
Cemetry Gates The Smiths The Queen Is Dead   1986
I Know I Know Sondre Lerche Faces Down   2001
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Happy Martin Sexton Seeds   2007
Weather With You Crowded House Woodface   1991
World News Local Natives Gorilla Manor   2009
Six Months In A Leaky Boat Split Enz Time and Tide   1982
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Memory Lane Elliott Smith From a Basement on the Hill   2004
I Should've Known (acoustic) Aimee Mann      
Lil' Bunny Bart Davenport Palaces   2008
Anybody Wanna Take Me Home Ryan Adams Rock n Roll   2003
Everybody's Stalking Badly Drawn Boy The Hour of Bewilderbeast   2000
Blue Skies For Everyone Bob Schneider Lonelyland   2001
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Old Times Patrick & Eugene Postcard from Summerisle   2004
Nov 2015

Covers Are Songs In Costumes


My good friend, Dustin, host of A Party Of One, heard every Saturday from 11a.m.-1p.m. likes to say that cover songs are just regular songs in costumes.

So, we'll kick off the Halloween weekend with POP Goes The World's favorite cover songs!


If you can guess what costume I'm wearing, I'll buy you dinner

Hang On To Your Ego (Beach Boys) Frank Black
I Think I Love You (Partridge Family) Gary Reynolds & The Brides Of Obscurity
Saturday Night (Bay City Rollers) Ned's Atomic Dustbin
POP Music (M) Buck Brothers
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Runaway (Del Shannon) Shannon and The Clams
Then He Kissed Me (The Crystals) Hollywood Brats
Stormy Weather Reigning Sound
Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes) Oranger
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Heatwave (Martha & The Vandelles) The Jam
Brandy, live (Looking Glass) The Rubinoos
Green Tambourine (The Lemon Pipers) Love Nut
Someday, Someway (Marshall Crenshaw) Robert Gordon
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Tears Of A Clown (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles) The English Beat
Stranded In The Jungle (The Jay Hawks) Voodoo Glow Skulls
Surfin' Bird (The Trashmen) The Ramones
Let Me Dream If I Want To (Mink DeVille) Tommy Keene
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Enjoy The Silence (Depeche Mode) Nada Surf
Turning Japanese (The Vapors) Missing Persons
Hungry Like the Wolf (Duran Duran) Reel Big Fish
Panic (The Smiths) The Puppini Sisters
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Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division) Vitamin String Quartet
Kiss On My List (Hall & Oates) Koot Hoomi
Should I Stay Or Should I Go (The Clash) The Jolly Boys
Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry) Guadalcanal Diary
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Modern Love (David Bowie) Starlit
Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush) Placebo
This Charming Man (The Smiths) Stars
Alone Again Or (Love) Calexico
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Jessie's Girl (Rick Springfield) Funnelcake
Help! (The Beatles) The Damned
Not A Second Time (The Beatles) The Ergs
She's Not There (The Zombies) U.K. Subs
Linus & Lucy (Vince Guaraldi Trio) The Ergs
Banana Splits Theme The Dickies
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99 Red Balloons (Nena) Goldfinger
Charlie Brown (The Coasters) Voodoo Glow Skulls
Don't You Want Me Baby (Human League) Chia Pet
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What A Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong) Joey Ramone
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