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"Critical Karaoke" is a monthly show about music and the ideas it inspires. We also produce daily music history segments called "A Day in the Life." Both currently air on KRCC
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"A Day in the Life" is a 2-minute podcast about music, history, culture, and ideas.  We release at least one new episode every weekday on an incredible range of genres and artists.  We hope you enjoy these quick listens!

Feb 26, 2016

It was on this day in 1977 that "Blinded by the Light" as performed by Manfred Mann's Earth Band reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was a cover of a 1973 release by none other than Bruce Springsteen. On today's "A Day in the Life," we learn what the Boss thought about Mann's version and why he thought it was more successful than the original.

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