the Buzz for July 18th, 2010



Last weekend, the Buzz inaugurated a new “song of the day” feature entitled Honey from the Hive, and if I do say so myself, the debut week of this endeavor was a smashing success. (Judging solely by the empirical evidence, tonight this site is finishing up its most heavily-visited week in nearly five months, which tells me that readers enjoyed their initial drops of honey and decided to come on back for more helpings.) And just in case you missed any of last week’s tunes, allow me to offer up a quick recap:


SUNDAY: Dierks Bentley (featuring Del McCoury & The Punch Brothers)
“Pride (In the Name of Love)” (from Up on the Ridge) — Pride


MONDAY: Melissa Etheridge — “Fearless Love” (from Fearless Love) — Fearless


TUESDAY: Tara MacLean — “If I Fall” (from Passenger) — If


WEDNESDAY: John Mellencamp — “Case 795 (The Family)”
(from Human Wheels) — Case


THURSDAY: Dido — “Mary’s in India” (from Life for Rent) — Mary's


FRIDAY: Laura Branigan — “Spanish Eddie” (from The Best of Branigan) — Spanish


SATURDAY: Sara Bareilles — “King of Anything” (from Kaleidoscope Heart) — King


SUNDAY: George Jones — “The King is Gone (So Are You)”
(from 16 Biggest Hits) — The


George Jones — “The King is Gone (So Are You)”
(from 16 Biggest Hits) — The

A dark night in the life of a drunk, lovelorn fool: Elvis squares off against Fred Flintstone in a winner-take-all battle for a soul cast adrift in this raucous romp from a true crunchy legend.