I download some interesting music on eMule, named "Jean Michel Jarre-Popcorn". when I listened, I saw that the name was wrong. JMJ doesn't have any song named Popcorn. A fast search on Google returned in some Krafwerk references (some vocals effects are seemly). After all, who is the author of Popcorn? In wich album? When?
Observation: This song is the same of Crazy Frog (:x ), but in some GREAT electronic performance.
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Age: 29 Joined: 26 Nov 2006 Posts: 848 Location: England
Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:27 pm
Yes It's true Jarre did a cover of Popcorn. But he made it under the name of Jammie Jefferson. Good thing about the single was on the other side which was an Early version of Bridge of Promises called "Blackbird".
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Age: 31 Joined: 29 Mar 2006 Posts: 5352 Location: Finland
Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:20 pm
I'm not really a fan of those old versions... that is, the first two versions of it by Gershon Kingsley were awesome but the others are kind of boring IMO. I do like the M&H Band versions, though, but it's somewhat of a shame that all these new versions are of the Hot Butter version instead of the very original
Age: 57 Joined: 28 Sep 2007 Posts: 1882 Location: North Carolina, USA
Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:02 pm
Well...Hot Butter's cover of the song may not be the original, but for me at least, it's the definitive one....I can remember in about 1970 (cough, wheeze) my stepmother bringing home the 45rpm single of the Hot Butter version; she told me the clerk in the record shop said, "This is the modern sound of music" or something like that! Ah, nostalgia...
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