the Buzz for October 4th, 2010


The Reverend Al Green & Lyle Lovett — “Funny How Time Slips Away”
(from Rhythm, Country & Blues) — Funny

Everyone from Elvis to Dave Matthews has moved to put their stamp on this Willie Nelson classic, but be leery of anyone who won’t concede that this oddball pairing — even coming as it does from an album full of same — resulted in the song’s definitive take. The lyrical content, at its core, is bittersweet at best, but working in perfect concert, these two men turn this tune into the glorious musical equivalent of a warm spring rain.


A took over the hive this week to present a cross-section of his favorite artists, and if you missed any of those tunes, below is a quick recap:

MONDAY: Rob Thomas — “Problem Girl”
(from …Something to Be) — Problem

TUESDAY: Natasha Bedingfield — “These Words (I Love You, I Love You)”
(from Unwritten) — These

WEDNESDAY: Enya — “Wild Child” (from A Day Without Rain) — Wild

THURSDAY: Josh Groban — “To Where You Are”
(from Josh Groban) — To

FRIDAY: cast of Glee — “Toxic” (from Toxic [Glee Cast Version]) — Toxic

SATURDAY: David Gray — “Babylon” (from White Ladder) — Babylon

SUNDAY: Lady GaGa — “Eh Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)”
(from The Fame) — Eh,