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You’d think “Eleanor Rigby” would not be an ideal song to cover…but I dig my former student Casey Black’s rendition:


More than once, one of Casey’s originals has popped up on the ipod and I’ve thought: some Springsteen song I forgot? Check out this one: “The Sarge.” (At the very least, he finds something to rhyme with “hippocampus.”)

POSTSCRIPT: Just noticed via FB that there’s a stop-motion video for “The Sarge,” the aforementioned Casey Black original—check it out (“hippocampus” occurs around the 1 minute mark):