The Covers Album Phenomenon

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When artists known for writing original songs release an album of covers, the result can be eye-opening … or ear-melting. Today: music critic Chris Richards of The Washington Post joins us for a look at the covers album, including a new bid from Peter Gabriel. Plus, British musician and Gemma Ray gives us a preview of her covers album, which includes songs from Sonic Youth – and George and Ira Gershwin.