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Corpsey

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Discovered this via disessus somehow, can't remember now.

Something soaring about this – something grandiose and epic and at the same time slightly cheap sounding that devastates me.
 

craner

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I put them together because they both have weird stuttering drums. I was listening to 'Silmaxa' earlier and it reminded me of 'Bap de la bap'.
 

IdleRich

IdleRich
Just cos on twitter people were asking for songs they might not know are covers..... Mick Jackson's Blame it on the Boogie.

 

IdleRich

IdleRich
any surprising ones? I'm trying to think of some now but can't.
I find that one surprising in that most people don't know that the credit that says "M Jackson" refers not to Michael Jackson but a total unrelated Mick Jackson from the UK:
The one I suggested for the thread was No No No which I always thought was by Dawn Penn until I realied it wasn't, in fact there are several earlier versions eg

 

IdleRich

IdleRich
A lot of people suggested Hanging on the Telephone, originally by The Nerves but I reckon music geeks on here would all know that. And Denis and Tide is High are even more well known to be covers I guess. Also Step On by Happy Mondays pretty much a cover but those are all kinda perennial favs I think.
 

Leo

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A lot of people suggested Hanging on the Telephone, originally by The Nerves but I reckon music geeks on here would all know that. And Denis and Tide is High are even more well known to be covers I guess. Also Step On by Happy Mondays pretty much a cover but those are all kinda perennial favs I think.

ah, had no idea about "no no no", good one. and I'm so old, I bought that nerves 45 when it came out!
 

IdleRich

IdleRich
I guess that it was a bit of a wild west with regards copyright in Jamaica at that time so they just claimed it.
On this link they are saying this is the original but I thought that i had heard a more primitive blues thing.... could be wrong.

 
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