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Reggae covers of 80's 'classics'?

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by Stanley Edwards, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards Last on. Last off.

    Spanish Radio Tres. Excellent if you can get it online. Currently doing a program of reggae covers of 80's stuff :D

    Some barely recognisable. 'Don't You Want Me Baby' was so funny.

    List your favourite cheesey reggae versions please.
  2. kakuma

    kakuma Banned Banned

    i've got a version of 'we coulda been anything that we wanted to be' from bugsy malone somewhere :cool:
  3. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    Aswad - Roxanne.

    The whole album of Hustle! Reggae Disco is class in a non-cheesy way, too.
  4. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards Last on. Last off.

    I'd completely forgotten about Roxanne. Class stuff.
  5. electroplated

    electroplated off minehead

    That sounds like the coolest thing ever! ;)

    Any chance you can tell me where to find it, I've googled without success (found a midi file for that tune though so expect a remix soon!:D )
  6. trabuquera

    trabuquera Modesty Bag

    Shinehead's covers of almost any Michael Jackson song ... still high-pitched and whiny, but somehow the spare, spacey, speaker-rattling reggae backing tracks makes them a lot more compelling.
  7. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards Last on. Last off.

    Shinehead's Billy Jean was a bit duff IMO. Didn't really cut it. Actually, I can't think of any Shinehead that works for me.

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