“Eatin’ spam and Oreos and drinkin’ Thunderbird”

Baby Huey and the Babysitters – “Hard Times (LP version)” from The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend (1970)

This song was born to be a hip-hop sample; it’s funky, catchy, and socially conscious.

Baby Huey transcended his era.  Like the music of his contemporaries Demon Fuzz, his work with the Babysitters seemed quite progressive in 1970.  The intro to their cover of Curtis Mayfield’s “Hard Times” particularly exemplifies this anachronism. Fascinating.

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Posted by Jordy

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2 Comments

Filed under 1970s, Funk

2 responses to ““Eatin’ spam and Oreos and drinkin’ Thunderbird”

  1. Phil

    This song is bitchin.

  2. Pingback: “Finance is all that he understands” « So Well Remembered

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