Wednesday, June 17, 2009

ROCK Sex: John Barry > Fatboy Slim




ROCK Sex cues you to how one song jumpstarts another.

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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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