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2017-11-10 World Music Covers of Popular Songs

Happy Veterans Day to those of you who have served. This show has nothing particular to do with veterans, unless they’re the kind of people who enjoy cover songs. ‘Cause have we got cover songs for you today! Nothing but global versions of pop and rock and reggae classics for the full two hours of […]

2016-08-26 Global Cover Songs

In which STG digs up world music versions of popular Western songs. Listen to past episodes of Spin The Globe free at Mixcloud.  Remember to get your free Daily Spin by liking STG on Facebook — please like and share! FB algorithms are constricting the love and fewer people are being exposed to STG’s sounds. […]

2014-08-22 Global Cover Songs

There’s good news, and there’s bad news. The bad news is that despite proper watering and fertilization, this week’s show recording disappeared into the ether sometime in the early hours of the afternoon. We looked under the sofa cushions, yes. Nowhere to be found. The good news is, we do have the playlist, which means […]

2013-03-01 Global Cover Songs

Two hours of crazy, inspired, eclectic global cover songs, including a tango version of “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” a polka version of “People Are Strange,” a Tuvan throat-singing version of “Come Together,” and lots more. Artists include Angelique Kidjo, Bugotak, Ska Cubano, Celtic Pink Floyd, Fanfare Ciocarlia, and Ojos de Brujo, among many others. Thanks […]

2011-06-03 World Music Cover Songs

Another strange and adventurous excursion to the land of world music covers of pop and rock songs this week, from the Beatles in Tuva to the Clash in Jamaica. Plus some new releases in the second hour of the show. Live locally, cover globally! You can catch the archive of this show for a limited […]