Wednesday, June 17, 2009

ROCK Sex: John Barry > Fatboy Slim

ROCK Sex cues you to how one song jumpstarts another.


John Barry scored his first film with the driving theme for BEAT GIRL. The signature surf guitar and dynamic horns earned him the job to do the theme of a movie spy called Bond the following year.

JOHN BARRY -"Beat Girl" (1961)

Here's the vocal cover version by The Damned...

THE DAMNED -"Beat Girl" (1985)

Big Beat DJ Fatboy Slim sampled the original riff as a crucial piece of his breakthrough hit...

FATBOY SLIM -"The Rockafeller Skank" (1998)

© Tym Stevens

See Also:
-The Real History of Rock and Soul!: A Music Player Checklist

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