Coverville: The Cover Music Show (AAC Edition)
By Brian Ibbott
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Coverville presents the best in cover songs every week, showcasing independent artists and labels, with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC licensing.
||CleanCoverville 1124: Cover Stories for Earth, Wind & Fire and Donovan||Happy Birthday to Phillip Bailey of Earth Wind and Fire, as well as Donovan! Want some covers? Have some covers! (79 minutes)||5/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1123: A Tribute to Prince||An episode to celebrate the amazing life and musical body of work the Prince, who left us too soon last week. Sometimes it snows in April. (98 minutes)||4/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1122: Cover Stories for Roy Orbison and Paul Carrack||Today, tributes for two amazing musicians with unique styles and amazing voices: Roy Orbison, who would have been 80 years old this week, and Paul Carrack, who is turning 65! (86 minutes)||4/20/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1120: Paying the bills by playing for taxes: A Coverville Tribute to Tax Day||A tribute to Tax Day, which is coming up in the USA in just over a week. Have you filed yet? Listen to this episode as you fill out your 1040! (85 minutes)||4/6/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1119: Cover Stories for Gaz Coombes of Supergrass, Leon Russell and Ronnie Lane of Faces/Small Faces||A triple birthday episode of the show, with covers of Faces & Small Faces in honor of Ronnie Lane’s 70th, Supergrass for Gaz Coombes’ 40th, and Leon Russell, who is turning 75. (94 minutes)||3/30/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1118: It’s the Land of 1000 Just Dances, with Cover Stories for Wilson Pickett & Lady Gaga||Cover Stories for Wilson Pickett (who would have been 75), and Lady gaga, who’s turning 30 today on the show! It’s a bad romance in the midnight hour! (83 minutes)||3/23/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1117: This Day In Covers: March 16, 1976||Taking a trip back in time to this date 40 years ago to see what was at the top of the Billboard charts…with Covers! (84 minutes)||3/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1116: Tribute to Sir George Martin||We read the news today, oh boy. With the loss of Sir George Martin, producer for the Beatles, and many other artists, it seemed like a perfect day to pay tribute to the man who had such an influence on the Beatles’ sound. (74 minutes)||3/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1115: The Pink Floyd Cover Story III||In honor of David Gilmour’s 70th Birthday, let’s revisit the music of Pink Floyd for the third time! (88 minutes)||3/2/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1114: Cover Stories for Barrett Strong and Feist||The songs of Barrett Strong, performer and songwriter, covered on todays show, as well as a set of music for the multi-talented Feist! (83 minutes)||2/26/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1113: A Sex Pistols Cover Story, plus some other classic punk ballads, covered!||In honor of John Lydon’s (aka Johnny Rotten) 60th birthday, we’ll have a couple sets of Sex Pistols covers. But if that’s not enough punk for you (and it SHOULDN’T BE), we’ll have covers of some other classic punk bands, and||2/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1112: Shaking your booty with pop, metal and disco with cover stories for Phil Collins, KC and the Sunshine Band an||Celebrating the birthdays of Harry Wayne Casey (KC) of the Sunshine Band, Phil Collins of Genesis, and Vince Neil of Motley Crue today! (84 minutes)||2/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1111: Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond Cover Stories||Birthdays for Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond celebrated in this show, as well as your requests! Cracklin’! (85 minutes)||2/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCoverville 1110: It’s Madness, Motels and (Arctic) Monkeys, oh my!||Cover stories tonight for The Motels (for Martha Davis’ birthday), Madness, (for Suggs’ birthday), and Arctic Monkeys (for Alex Turner’s birthday), as well as the premiere of the new “Paul & Storm’s Extra Balls” cov||1/27/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
Top notch podcast
Coverville figured out how to make licensed music work in a podcast. Top notch music and each show tends to have some tidbits. Brian has favorite generes but keeps the selection very eclectic.
Coverville was, is and, by all indications, will continue to be one of the most entertaining, interesting music podcasts available. Brian somehow finds cover songs in the widest variety of musical styles and genres and somehow makes them play well togehter. Whether it's single-artist cover stories, all-request shows, theme shows (acapella, anyone?) or just plain hodgepodge shows, Coverville is always fun, interesting and entertaining. Long live Coverville!
Since its inception, Coverville has been the best music podcast going. The mix of music is fantastic, and the host, Brian Ibbott, keeps it fresh with a variety of theme shows. His knowledge and love of the music he plays makes the show even better. If you're a music geek, you can't go wrong with Coverville.