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Old 10-05-2018, 06:56 PM   #105
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Originally Posted by the_ohmbudsman View Post
I was listening to an interview with Clem Burke Blondie Drummer who spent time in the UK before and during punk said Dr Feelgood's first LPs were massive influence on forming Blondie, he took a copy back to New York and they often played it non-stop at parties in the early days of the band. So originality often comes from other sources, I can hear a lot of other ideas in Blondie now that I didn't hear at the time. So not as original as I first thought - in reterospect.
I didn't realise until I got a Shangri Las compilation a few years ago how much Debbie Harry sounded like their singer Mary Weiss. Macca was big into Ray Charles but turned out sounding like himself. So everyone has modelled their sound on someone else.
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