Tag: Jon Spencer

SAM COOMES – Song For Ewe

“Far as I know, I was the only kid in my suburban southern California high school who was into obscure art punk in the early 80’s. One of the bands I stumbled across was LA band Monitor, who made, I think, a single LP & then disappeared without a trace, but their album is incredible.”

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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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