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Can anyone think of any modern/pop/current songs which sample northern soul or motown tracks? Either in a subtle or obvious way.

Been racking my brains and searching online but though this was the best place to ask.

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There's the famous Fatboy Slim one of course, Sliced Tomatoes on Rockafeller Skank. I'm led to believe that the Sliced Tomatoes track was sampled from Ray Charles' I Don't Need No Doctor, but I'm unsure of this.

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Indie band Spearmint released a great single in 1999 called 'Sweeping the nation which sampled the piano riff from 'out on the floor/Dobie Gray and St etienne sampled the flute from 'i cant wait untill i see my babys face'/Baby Washington on their single 'Nothing can stop us now' from the early 90s

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Bottle Rocket by The Go Team samples the "2-4-6-8-10 - 2-4-6-8-20" bit from Soul Time by Shirley Ellis.

Bloody great band too. They're always a bit shambolic live but you end up jumping around and grinning like an idiot :D

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Indie band Spearmint released a great single in 1999 called 'Sweeping the nation which sampled the piano riff from 'out on the floor/Dobie Gray and St etienne sampled the flute from 'i cant wait untill i see my babys face'/Baby Washington on their single 'Nothing can stop us now' from the early 90s

St Etienne took their sample from Dusty Springfield's version of I Can't Wait...

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"Red Dress" - Sugababes (Samples "Landslide" - Tony Clark)

Ian D :D

After watching the vid about 12 times,for research only of course..i've never noticed that sample before. :ohmy: And me being a big Sugababes fan...... :wicked:

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Bottle Rocket by The Go Team samples the "2-4-6-8-10 - 2-4-6-8-20" bit from Soul Time by Shirley Ellis.

Bloody great band too. They're always a bit shambolic live but you end up jumping around and grinning like an idiot :D

Hi Godz - thought you'd be a fan of this band - good taste! Only seen them live on telly/you tube and yes they are a bit shambolic but I love their albums. There's a couple more "northern" samples on their first album one of which I can't identify now but recognised it from a You Tube clip posted on here last year - the other is a passage from I Cant Rest - Fontella Bass - cant remember which track of theirs its on. They also sample Politicians -Psyche Soulla Funkadelic on Grip Like A Vice ( Proof of Youth album )

Best wishes

Mike

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After watching the vid about 12 times,for research only of course..i've never noticed that sample before. :ohmy: And me being a big Sugababes fan...... :wicked:

I too watched it several times. On the odd occasion I had the sound on too! :yes:

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as said there are loads but like the fact that Temptations sampled their own song My Girl on Stay

couple of other nice ones - Jaheim lets talk about it - Try to leave me - Bessie Banks

Badu's No love - Lucky Fellow Leroy Hutson

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Indie band Spearmint released a great single in 1999 called 'Sweeping the nation which sampled the piano riff from 'out on the floor/Dobie Gray and St etienne sampled the flute from 'i cant wait untill i see my babys face'/Baby Washington on their single 'Nothing can stop us now' from the early 90s

THATS ACE THAT IS, LOVE THAT TRACK.

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Indie band Spearmint released a great single in 1999 called 'Sweeping the nation which sampled the piano riff from 'out on the floor/Dobie Gray and St etienne sampled the flute from 'i cant wait untill i see my babys face'/Baby Washington on their single 'Nothing can stop us now' from the early 90s

St Etienne already mentioned, here on another one...

Quite an obscure one on an early Spice Girls album - the opening riff from Edna Wright - Oops Here I Go - heard it one Xmas round a family friends house, never heard it again, thank god...

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Ladyboy by Mu-kau samples Sam Fletchers "I'd think it over twice"

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Bronze Nazareth - The Pain

Hurry dont linger.. Brothers of soul???

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Angerline Morrison..Fool Also uses Sam Fletchers I'd think it over twice

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