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(Guardian)   RIP Alan Hawksaw, British TV theme music composer and the writer of the most sampled song of all time   (theguardian.com) divider line
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2021-10-18 11:23:41 AM  
Great tune to use at a cremation, too.

The Countdown Clock
Youtube M2dhD9zR6hk
 
2021-10-18 12:01:04 PM  
Benny hill?
 
2021-10-18 1:31:50 PM  
When the wind is southerly, I can tell him from a hand.

/got nuthin.
 
2021-10-18 1:51:53 PM  
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RIP
 
2021-10-18 1:56:06 PM  

nmrsnr: When the wind is southerly, I can tell him from a hand.

/got nuthin.


. . . I mean, it almost works
 
2021-10-18 1:56:49 PM  
Started listening to The Champ. That is the textbook standard of old timey porn music.
 
2021-10-18 2:11:59 PM  
The Winstons - Amen Brother?
 
2021-10-18 2:14:39 PM  
Was he the inventor of 70s porn music?
 
2021-10-18 2:28:01 PM  
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/I'll be in my bunk
 
2021-10-18 2:30:13 PM  

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/I'll be in my bunk


Wow, I just found another version of the same cover on GIS and it's PNSFW.
 
2021-10-18 2:32:10 PM  

Lady Beryl Ersatz-Wendigo: nmrsnr: When the wind is southerly, I can tell him from a hand.

/got nuthin.

. . . I mean, it almost works


He's at the mercy of the elements.

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2021-10-18 2:35:08 PM  
Any relation to the great Alan Hawkshaw?
 
2021-10-18 4:31:14 PM  
I don't like rapper's delight, but the song they sampled is great

Love De-Luxe - Here Comes That Sound Again
Youtube qWDC9RqUiyw
 
2021-10-18 5:23:41 PM  
Orbital - Halcyon (Official Music Video)
Youtube 3SwwljI-8JY

RIP
 
2021-10-18 9:32:09 PM  
Funky Drummer?
 
2021-10-19 12:18:07 AM  
Listens to track.  Oh that's what Maestro Fresh Wes sampled for 'Let your backbone slide."
 
2021-10-19 1:35:18 AM  

LewDux: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/3SwwljI-​8JY]
RIP


You know that's his daughter, right?
 
2021-10-19 4:11:54 AM  

rekoil: LewDux: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/3SwwljI-​8JY]
RIP

You know that's his daughter, right?


I didn't but only because headline misspelled his surname
 
2021-10-19 1:36:18 PM  
A white Briitsh guy wrote the Amen break?
 
2021-10-19 2:27:24 PM  
Not much swings 60s style like his "Studio 69" composition, which was used asthe theme song for "Dave Alle
Studio 69
Youtube 63Kq_yQ30RE
n At Large."
 
2021-10-20 12:54:48 AM  
My favourite use of "those three notes" from The Champ:

Fu-Schnickens - La Schmoove (Official Video)
Youtube U-mW_NjzXO8
 
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