Archive for March 7th, 2011

March 7, 2011

The Gloria Jones Challenge – Round 8

The Gloria Jones Challenge is our ongoing examination of the many, many, many covers of Jones’ classic Northern Soul jam “Tainted Love” – to see how they stack up compared to the original.

Today’s challenger gives the song the old “all pop songs are punk songs if you speed them up and play them with distortion” treatment.

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March 7, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

Thanks to our homies over at History.com for letting us know that it was this day in 1938, that Janet Guthrie was born in Iowa City, Iowa.  Ms. Guthrie, a total badass, was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500 races.  Find out more and check out our musical tribute to her below.

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