Re: [acid-jazz] Looking For Cover Tunes

From: BRIAN (
Date: 2003-03-04 06:20:35

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    Here are a few off the top of my head:

    Two Banks of Four, Afro-Blue (original by Mongo Santamaria)

    Galliano, Prince of Peace (Leon Thomas + Pharoah Sanders)
    Brooklyn Funk Essentials, The Creator Has a Master Plan (Leon Thomas +
    Pharoah Sanders)

    4Hero, Les Fleur (Minnie Riperton)

    Da Lata, Ponteio (Edu Lobo)

    United Future Organization, Stolen Moments (Oliver Nelson)/Upa Neguinho (Edu
    Lobo)/Moondance (Van Morrison)/I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You (Jon
    Hendricks)/Flying Saucer (can't remember)/Make It Better (Gilberto
    Gil)/Listen Love (Jon Lucien)

    Nuyorican Soul, I Am the Blackgold of the Sun (Rotary Connection)/Shoshana
    (Cal Tjader)/Nautilus (Bob James)/Runaway (Loleatta Holloway)

    The Subterraneans, A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie)

    Incognito, Nights Over Egypt (Jones Girls)/Always There (Ronnie Laws)/Don't
    You Worry About a Thing (Stevie Wonder)

    Snowboy, Casa Forte (Edu Lobo)

    Su-Paka Pooh, Theme de Yo-Yo (Art Ensemble of Chicago)

    Big Bang, Speak Low (Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht)

    Monday Michiru, Lovin' You (Minnie Riperton)/Maiden Voyage (Herbie
    Hancock)/How Deep is Your Love (The Bee Gees)

    Mondo Grosso, Don't Let Go (Ellen McIlwhaine)/Laughter in the Rain (can't

    Indian Vibes, Mathar (Dave Pike Set)

    Fire Island, Shout to the Top (Style Council)

    Sirius B, Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock)

    Vida Nova, Te Caliente (Patsy Gallant)

    Reminiscence Quartet, Onde Anda Meu Amor (Jorge Ben)

    Snowboy + Noel McKoy, Lucky Fellow (Leroy Hutson)

    Bossa Nostra + Vicki Anderson, Home is Where the Hatred Is (Esther Phillips)

    The Songstress, See-Line Woman (Nina Simone)

    Also most of the Red Hot comps, especially Red Hot + Rio and Red Hot +
    Rhapsody, and obviously Ubiquity's Rewind 1 + 2.


    Brian Baltin


    > Hello:
    > I've been given a challenge this week, and I'm going to see if I can
    > pull this one off.
    > I'm trying to compile of list of cover versions of tunes as redone by
    > the artists that we are most fond of--both recent and not-so-recent. I'm
    > going home tonight to dig through my music collection, but if you have
    > any info that you'd like to send to me then please do so privately.
    > For instance, here are two covers I am thinking off-the-cuff...
    > Frank de JoJo--Turn Off The Lights
    > Jason Moran--Planet Rock (original by Afrika Bambaata)
    > There's a good reason why I'm in need of info, and I will clue you in
    > very soon. Thanks!
    > Velanche