How To Do a Cover Version

Three versions of the same song this morning.

Firstly, as mentioned in “God Gave Us Life”, the opening track from the original vinyl release of a Half Man Half Biscuit album I featured on these pages recently (admittedly, I didn’t post the song in question), there she is, in a litany that also includes Una Stubbs, Little and Large, Keith Harris, Wendy Craig, Thora Hird and Lionel Blair: “He also gave us Eartha Kitt.”

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Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby

And here’s a cover version from a few years ago, by everyone favourite twinkly absinthe-representing Australian popstress:

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Kylie Minogue – Santa Baby

But Queen of Cover versions for today is provided by none other than…well, let me just say that a few months ago, in a post I wrote which mentioned them, long-time friend of the blog, The Robster (of Is This The Life? fame) wrote: “Nothing beats The Muppets. Nothing.” And this proves that:

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Miss Piggy – Santa Baby

And since I mentioned them earlier, now is perhaps an appropriate time to launch my Christmas Appeal for 2017.

Yes, a donation of just £1.00 can buy Sid and Eddie their own Christmas jumpers:

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No, you’re right, once you’ve seen that, you can’t unsee it, can you?

You’re welcome.

More soon.

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