The Sample Life

The other day my iPod decided to play me a tune that’s the main sample on a record that I love, and which always gets these old bones moving. Hearing it made me seek out the rest of the oh-so-many samples on said record.

There’s quite a few:


Alfredo De La Fe – Hot to Trot



Crystal Grass – Crystal World



Debbie Harry – Feel the Spin



Gene Roddenberry – The Star Trek Dream



Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson – The Bottle

+ (This next one should have been in my recent sweary Friday Night Music Club. Do not listen to it unless you really like rude words)


Karen Finley – Tales Of Taboo



Laura Olsher – The Martian Monsters



Peech Boys – Don’t Make Me Wait



Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After

(in the words of a now discredited and jailed Aussie pervert, “Can you tell what it is yet?”)



Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – Oh That’s Good, No That’s Bad



Stacey Q – Two Of Hearts



TZ – I Got The Hots For You (Vocal Version)



Yazoo – Situation



S’Express – Overture – Theme From S’Express

You’re welcome.

(Disclaimer: blame Wikipedia if any of those are wrong)

More soon.

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2 thoughts on “The Sample Life”

  1. Was sure I had commented on this earlier….congatulating you on its brilliance and asking for permission to reproduce it over at my place.

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