Last week there was some controversy concerning Eminem and sampling. While you expect the rap artist was being sued for lifting a sample and using it in his own song, it’s actually the other way round. He got cloned. In 2002 Eminem released the song Lose Yourself as part of the soundtrack from the film [...]
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Led Zeppelin covers When the Levee Breaks from Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie and a drum loop from the Led Zeppelin version gets sampled in many many tracks.
Some great songs lean on samples of even better songs. One example is Labi Siffre’s I got the (blues). It’s a great summer night soul song, you can put on and hang back. Until about halfway through the song there’s a small break and something familiar starts up. And then you realise you’re listening to [...]