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:

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Alfredo De La Fe – Hot to Trot

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Crystal Grass – Crystal World

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Debbie Harry – Feel the Spin

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Gene Roddenberry – The Star Trek Dream

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Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson – The Bottle

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Karen Finley – Tales Of Taboo

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Laura Olsher – The Martian Monsters

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Peech Boys – Don’t Make Me Wait

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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?”)

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

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Stacey Q – Two Of Hearts

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

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Yazoo – Situation

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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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Jez

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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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