How far back does the “cover song” go? The geeks look back at its unusual origin, famous modern-day covers, and the surprisingly sexist original version of Aretha Franklin’s greatest musical contribution to feminism. Plus, Dolores O’Riordan’s final hour before The Cranberries singer’s tragic death in January and the heavy metal cover song she was supposed to contribute to the next day. Also: Alan Cross gives marital advice. But why?
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