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Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Heston » 05 Nov 2019, 4:38am

Is this in circulation?

There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by white man » 05 Nov 2019, 5:40am

Never heard it before mate. Then i find out it's a cover that i never heard before. Sounds like its from Streetcore era.

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Post by Heston » 05 Nov 2019, 5:54am

white man wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 5:40am
Never heard it before mate. Then i find out it's a cover that i never heard before. Sounds like its from Streetcore era.
Definitely has the Streetcore sound to it.
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Post by JohnS » 05 Nov 2019, 6:28am

New to me, too. I reckon this could be from the Streetcore sessions CD which was mentioned here 10 years ago(!) and never circulated...

https://clashcity.com/boards/viewtopic. ... streetcore

"a cd of Streetcore work in progress mixes which runs thus
1:Get Down Moses
2:Boxwood Motel (Arms Aloft in Aberdeen)
3:Fantastic
4:Coma Girl
5:London is Burning
6:Secret Agent Man
7:Silver and Gold
8:Midnight Jam
All are slightly or very different mixes from the finished album and Secret Agent Man remains unreleased at present."
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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Low Down Low » 05 Nov 2019, 6:47am

I reaĺly like that. The live versions of guitar slinger man never made huge impression on me but that immediately grabbed me. Very solid album track, shame it never made it.

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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by WestwayKid » 05 Nov 2019, 8:36am

This is EXCELLENT! I've always actually dug the Johnny Rivers original and Joe's version retains what I like about the original, but also gives it a completely different sound. Too bad this didn't make it onto Streetcore. There was definitely room for it.
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Post by Wolter » 05 Nov 2019, 9:56am

Oh shiiii. I love the original and this is a dope cover. Would love to hear the rest of these demos at some point.
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Post by gkbill » 05 Nov 2019, 10:00am

Hello,

I enjoyed (and will continue to enjoy) this cover. I like the original, DEVO has fun with it, and now this - the trifecta.

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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Wolter » 05 Nov 2019, 11:17am

gkbill wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 10:00am
Hello,

I enjoyed (and will continue to enjoy) this cover. I like the original, DEVO has fun with it, and now this - the trifecta.
Agent Orange also does a solid cover.
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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by southsideryan » 05 Nov 2019, 4:38pm

Hopefully this leads to the Streetcore sessions becoming circulated

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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Heston » 05 Nov 2019, 5:11pm

southsideryan wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 4:38pm
Hopefully this leads to the Streetcore sessions becoming circulated
I've already asked the YouTube uploader.
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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by 101Walterton » 05 Nov 2019, 9:26pm

Is it because it is a cover it wasn’t included with the other tracks on 001?

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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Kory » 06 Nov 2019, 6:03pm

101Walterton wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 9:26pm
Is it because it is a cover it wasn’t included with the other tracks on 001?
Wishful thinking for 002 maybe.
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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by Heston » 06 Nov 2019, 6:10pm

101Walterton wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 9:26pm
Is it because it is a cover it wasn’t included with the other tracks on 001?
Well Ride Your Donkey was on 001 so I doubt it. Lucinda said there is tons of stuff in the vaults, it'll be a case of join the queue.
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Re: Secret Agent Man demo

Post by 101Walterton » 06 Nov 2019, 9:12pm

Heston wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 6:10pm
101Walterton wrote:
05 Nov 2019, 9:26pm
Is it because it is a cover it wasn’t included with the other tracks on 001?
Well Ride Your Donkey was on 001 so I doubt it. Lucinda said there is tons of stuff in the vaults, it'll be a case of join the queue.
Yes but was a track that Joe had previously released like Redemption Song. Was wondering if it was different if not previously released as a cover? Is it possible they couldn’t get / afford rights?

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