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Friday Night with Guitar George: Notable Covers Edition

A recent television appearance by a heavy metal band featured an impressive cover version of a well-known pop song half a century old. This got me thinking about other unlikely cover versions—the White Stripes’ rendition of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” came

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The 500: Episode 8 (430 – 421)

After unauthorized week long hiatus, the boys are back for week 8 of The 500. Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton discuss very important topics, such as whether compilation albums matter, why a playlist doesn’t count as an album, and how

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Friday Night with Guitar George: David Letterman Edition

Unless you have been dead or asleep all week, you already know that (a) David Letterman ended his run on The Late Show, and (b) @ohkiv added a great new feature to the weekly lineup at BGS, which can be

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The 500: Episode 4 (470 – 461)

Welcome back to BGS’s The 500 with Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton. Somehow they’ve made it to Week 4, and they’re as surprised as I am. This week, Bennett and Kyle rock some Def Leppard, R.E.M., The Fugees, and one

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