Tag: 1964

Stay Awhile

If you had any doubt about Zooey Deschanel’s vocal bona fides, I hope they’re laid to rest when you hear her tackle the legacy of Dusty Springfield. In her day, Dusty Springfield was a major hitmaker, and she’s considered one of the greatest ‘blue-eyed soul’ … Continue reading Stay Awhile


Simon & Garfunkel’s great trick was to blur the boundaries between contemporary songwriting and traditional music. They made pop hits out of songs that had been in the culture for hundreds of years. They also wrote original songs that sounded like they’d been lifted straight … Continue reading Sparrow