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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Diggin'

Posted By on 01.22.09 at 03:59 PM

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Man you wake up thinking you're going to have this big productive day and then 33jones pops up in your Twitter feed with a link to Who Sampled and your whole plan is just shot to hell. Take the trainspotting fun of picking out the samples behind your favorite hip-hop and dance songs, combine it with the addictive thrill of the new that ou get from crate digging--and crate digging's Web 2.0 descendant, YouTube digging--and you can pretty much call it a day.

The first group I searched for was my current favorite 70s female soul group, Honey Cone. Who Sampled turned up this song:

which I didn't even realize had been turned into this song:

which I will have stuck in my head for the rest of the day.

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