Tag: Gogol Bordello

TOD A from FIREWATER & COP SHOOT COP – Song For Ewe

“I fell in love with this melody the first time I heard it, when I inherited a cardboard box of Trojan records in around 2003. I immediately dug the descending line of the chorus. It wasn’t until a decade later that I discovered that the Skatalites had ripped off the song —note-for-note —from a song called “Comin’ Home, Baby,” and simply changed the title to “Christine Keeler.”

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HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS – Lucky 7

“Doesn’t get cooler than Jack White, the man himself, covering Little Willie John’s ‘I’m Shakin” – I absolutely love the way he drags the folk/blues tradition screaming and howling into the 21 Century. It was a big influence on our new single, ‘Gravel Rag'”

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