Friday, July 30, 2010

ROCK Sex: "Slippery People" -Talking Heads > The Staple Singers



ROCK Sex ties to get a grip on the slip.

Today, the relay hand-off of "Slippery People".

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Possessed by the fever somewhere between Fela and New Orleans, here's Talking heads in fluid delirium. They're backed by Nona Hendryx on vocals and Bernie Worrell on keyboards.

TALKING HEADS -"Slippery People" (1983)



And here's the ever wonderful STAPLE SINGERS putting their own liquid moves on it.

THE STAPLE SINGERS -"Slippery People" (1984, remix)



Not long after, POPS STAPLES played the man with the mojo in David Byrne's film, TRUE STORIES.

POPS STAPLES + Talking Heads -"Papa Legba" (1986)




© Tym Stevens



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


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