R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8: done

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R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8: done

Postby fange » 21 Apr 2017, 06:03

A
The Shields – You Cheated, You Lied



vs.


B
Wanda Jackson – Fujiyama Mama
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby toomanyhatz » 21 Apr 2017, 18:22

B was on my short list. A is great - late night oldies DJs have made an LA staple of it, and rightfully so - but that's just too much Wanda to deny.
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Velvis » 22 Apr 2017, 13:15

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Mainly because I don't think dropping atomic bombs on Japan is funny.
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Matt Wilson » 22 Apr 2017, 17:14

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 22 Apr 2017, 17:40

Velvis wrote:...Mainly because I don't think dropping atomic bombs on Japan is funny.

But comparing yourself to an atomic bomb is.

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby sloopjohnc » 22 Apr 2017, 21:25

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby T. Willy Rye » 23 Apr 2017, 01:42

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Thang-y » 23 Apr 2017, 17:09

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby martha » 23 Apr 2017, 23:38

B is one of those tracks that makes me cringe. It's the musical equivalent to this for fucksake
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I guess besides there being humor that is "too soon" there's humor that is "too late". I like Wanda, but I just don't see any greatness or even kitsch value to a song that makes light of atomic bombs that killed 90,000–146,000 people in Hiroshima and 39,000–80,000 in Nagasaki. I find it cringe-worthy and racist as fuck.

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Postby Jumper K » 24 Apr 2017, 08:16

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Postby never/ever » 25 Apr 2017, 00:07

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Postby Rayge » 25 Apr 2017, 09:29

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Osgood » 25 Apr 2017, 09:44

Without entering in the discussion about the lyrics or the limits to humour, I find B pretty minor compared to an unknown gem like A.

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby fange » 26 Apr 2017, 04:20

A is so much in my wheelhouse it's part of the furniture.

A
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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Rayge » 26 Apr 2017, 14:30

And after sifting through quite a lot of dreck to pick out a few pearls in this round, these two – both of them on the Dawg's shortlist – get drawn together. Fishsticks.
a - well, if I had radio like hatz had radio, I probably wouldn't have given up listening to it in the mid-1960s. Over here, 'You cheated' was one of those records spoken off by doo-wop afficionados in hushed tones, but no-one actually had a copy, and I didn't finaly get to hear it until way into the 70s. They sound like they've been harmonizing for years, but it's a five-piece studio pick-up band featuring three R&B name vocalists in Frank Ervin, Jesse Belvin and Johnny 'Guitar' Watson. They made magic. 8/10
B - Erm, isn't she comparing her sexuality to a volcano rather than a bomb? Anyway, those were more innocent times and a (white) woman singing about orgasms was one hell of a novelty. 7.5 / 10

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby Count Machuki » 26 Apr 2017, 16:24

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Postby echolalia » 26 Apr 2017, 22:05

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Re: R&R Cup '17 - Rnd.6, Match 8

Postby fange » 27 Apr 2017, 08:19

fange wrote:A
The Shields – You Cheated, You Lied


vs.

B
Wanda Jackson – Fujiyama Mama


A: Hipster Dawg - 9

B: Sloop - 8
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