Category: Underrated

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Won’t Eat Prunes Again

Recently a lost classic from Weird Al Yankovic was revealed. It’s a live performance of his parody “Won’t Eat Prunes Again” a tip of the hat to The Who’s “Won’t...

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Chris Cornell Covers Whitney

Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Sound Garden and Audio Slave, recently performed a tribute to the late great Whitey Houston. The rocker belts out his cover of “I Will...

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Break It Down Again

Back in 1993, Tears For Fears had a #25 hit with the tune “Break It Down Again“. At that time, the duo had split and Roland Orzabal was the remaining...

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Gil Scott-Heron

Poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron passed away yesterday at the age of 62.  Scott-Heron is most known for his political commentary, which he would present in spoken word over musical beds performed...

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Tragic Comic

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_44jokODfzM Back in 1993, Extreme released the song “Tragic Comic” with less than dramatic radio airplay. The other day I was going through an old bin of CDs and I...

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Hey Marseilles

The Doe Bay Sessions – Hey Marseilles from Sound on the Sound on Vimeo. Hey Marseilles is a Seattle-based band who play what has been described, among other things, as...

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Songs for Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, of course, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States.  In fact, today marks the 25th anniversary of its first celebration as a federal holiday.  While there have...

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Walking On A Thin Line

Walking On A Thin Line is one of Huey Lewis and the News’ most underrated songs. This tune was originally released off the Sports album and received minor success. Thanks...

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Larry Carlton – Underrated?

Larry Carlton is a three-time Grammy winning jazz guitartist who has played on more than 100 albums that have gone gold or platinum. However, have you ever heard of him?...