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by C. Michael Bailey
Gov't MuleMad Mules and Englishmen: Beacon 12-31-2011Live Downloads2012 Trumpeter Miles Davis and singer Joe Cocker have in common covering songs by popular peers, transforming those songs, making them their own and in doing so, putting themselves on the musical map forever. Davis did this with his performance of Thelonious Monk's 'Round Midnight" at the 1955 Newport Jazz Festival, a performance that helped him transition from Prestige to Columbia Records (and from ...read more