Sunday, 2 September 2012

Walk on by... foolish pride



As more and more tributes pour out to the genius that was Hal David, who died today, I am reminded of possibly my favourite "alternative" cover of one of the great man's classics.

Here for your delectation is the fabulous Miss Deborah Evans-Stickland (of Flying Lizards fame), in collaboration with another musical genius Richard X, and her immaculate version of Walk On By:


Sublime.

Deborah Evans-Stickland

8 comments:

  1. Ha! Fab!

    A couple of weeks ago, I was listening to the ultra-long Isaac Hayes version … on vinyl!

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    1. You have stamina, MJ! I imagine many people might have "walked on by" long before the twelve minutes was up... Jx

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    2. Stamina?

      I was simply too polaxed to get up off the couch.

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    3. I know that feeling... Jx

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  2. No offense, darling, but it sort of sounded like "Patsy Stone".

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    1. Sweetie, daahhling - what a fabulous person to sound like! Jx

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