Category Archives: Music Tournament

Best Covers of All-Time: Round of 64, Day 9

A couple serious contenders in the mix today.  You can listen to them at the bottom of this playlist and vote by commenting below by Wednesday at 11:59pm. #1 All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix) vs. #16 It’s All Over Now … Continue reading

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Best Covers of All-Time: Round of 64, Day 4

Welcome to Ladies Night.  This tournament has more gender diversity than past ones, but it’s still not close to parity.  That said, I’d venture that nearly half of the favorites to actually win the tournament are female vocalists, and a few … Continue reading

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Best Cover of All-Time, Day 5: The End of the Play-in Round

Thank you to all participants for your nominations and votes, especially during this pre-lim round.  It ends today on a mellow note; you might call it the “Saturday Hangover Edition.”  As always, listen to the tunes here and vote by commenting before … Continue reading

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Best Cover of All-Time: Day 1, 2 and 3 Results

Let the eliminations begin!  Most of these matches were pretty close, but a few standouts bear mentioning. You can also look at the full, updated results at the bracket manager. I Heard It Through the Grapevine (CCR) averaged nearly 8 … Continue reading

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We Have a Winner: Best Cover of All-time Tournament!

  Ok, so we don’t have a winning song, but the front-runner has to be the letter “J” (incidentally, my favorite).  Look at the roster of prospective covers below, and revel in how many incredible artists are representing that letter. If you … Continue reading

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Tournament Day 17: Country Classics, Studio Innovation, Blues Rock, Power Ballads

Day 17 Match-Ups Alright, I’m making a call. I am unfortunately too busy/stressed/unemployed to keep to the regular schedule of posting as often as I was, even with the ease of SurveyMonkey versus manual entry, so will be toning it … Continue reading

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Tournament Day 16: Non-Spotify Day!

Day 16 Match-Ups My independence seems to vanish in the haze, feel the same tomorrow- like you see me do, slip away instead of dreaming about tomorrow. The sand castle virtues get up and get down, I’m back from suffragette … Continue reading

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Sugar Pop, Prog Rock, Heavy Metal, Festival Rock: Day 15

The results for Day 14 are below, including a triumphant statement from our new top scorer of the whole kit and caboodle- votes on the next set of matches are due Monday, October 28th at 8 PM PST/11 PM EST. … Continue reading

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Billboard Crossover Pioneers, TV Rock Late 60s, Late 70s Mainstream, 90s Indie Rock: Day 14

The results for Day 13 are below, and notes on the next set of matches are due Friday, October 25th at 2 PM PST/5 PM EST. Rock and roll got its true start in 1955, and at that time was … Continue reading

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Mob Hits, Soul All Around, 70s Continental Singer-Songwriters, 80s MTV Pop: Day 13

The results for Day 12 are below, and notes on the next set of matches are due ***EXTENSION: Friday, October 18th at 2 PM PST/5 PM EST. Vote! *** Enjoy! The next set brings us back to some mob vignette classics, a little … Continue reading

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