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Covers Tournament: Sweet 16 Second Half Results

If you didn’t believe it was real before, believe it now.  The voters have spoken and have chosen the tracks to send to the Elite Eight.  By the time a song reaches this point, it’s pretty much a winner in … Continue reading

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Covers Tournament Round of 16: Second Half

One of the following excuses is true as to why I completely missed doing my post yesterday: 1.  I was totally wearing my Tuesday day-of-the-week underpants, so I had no idea it was Monday yesterday. 2. Twilight: Breaking Dawn (Part … Continue reading

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Covers Tournament Round of 32 Day 4: Results

The voters keep punk alive in this round, with wins for The Clash, Lilly Allen covering The Clash, and Joey Ramone.  Also Santana.  Which is not punk.  Although his name sounds pretty metal.

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Covers Tournament Round of 32: Day 4

We’re down to the last day of the Round of 32.  This is where it gets serious: the songs who make the cut here having officially achieved that status of being Generally Acceptable to a broad audience.  To be part … Continue reading

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Covers Tournament Round of 64 Day 5: Results

November is kicking my ass and it’s only the second.  Literally the only reason I’m up past 8pm tonight is because I had to get this post up.  So this will be brief.  I hope I read the spreadsheet right. … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories/Covers Tournament Round of 64: Day 5

Happy Halloween!  A few of our nominators sent in blurbs about their songs at the last minute, after I had made up ghost stories about all these tunes.  So you’ll get both. Read these chilling tales, listen to these haunted … Continue reading

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Results: Round of 128 Day 15

Did anyone else have a really brutal week?  Our nominations this round sure did.  And it was such a brutal week personally that I didn’t even manage to vote on my own post or for my own nominee.  Not that … Continue reading

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