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Song title and artist question.

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by cassanova, Mar 16, 2005.


  1. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    Whats the name of the song and artist that does a song that goes somethiing like this:

    "fire, the way you walk, you talk, fire"
     
  2. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    The Ohio Players...Fire is the album.

    l1&a2.&.3...4.&.l1...2.&.3....e..l

    lCGCBb.A.Bb...C.Bb.lC...Bb.A.Bb....C..l

    If you like that one, check out "Skin Tight"(even better, IMO).
     
  3. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    Why am I not surprised that you knew that Jim. You're a walking jukebox.

    I'm gonna check out skin tight too. Thanks!! :bassist:
     
  4. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    I checked out "Skin Tight" too. Not a bad jam at all, but not as good as "Fire" IMO.

    Any other recomendations by these guys that anyone can think of would be cool too.
     
  5. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Well, they, of course, were responsible for a little ditty called "Love Rollercoaster."

    And I think Jim should tell the story of the "alleged studio murder of their album cover girl."
     
  6. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    That scream, which is blood-curdling, was a hoax.
    Check out the details at www.snopes.com

    The legend was this-
    A girl was being murdered in the studio next to The Ohio Players' studio.
    The scream occurs during the 2nd guitar breakdown.
    According to snopes, a band member did the scream(since the tune is talking about a rollercoaster)...the particular band member mentioned that he could scream & sound like a girl(High-pitched).
    The band herad the scuttlebutt & let it slide; figured that the "Urban Myth" would help them sell even more records.

    Tell you what-
    When I thought it was 'real', that scream did give me chills.
    ;)
     
  7. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    ...did I mention how sticky the cover to my copy of Honey got?

    Did I say that out loud? DOH!
    :)
     
  8. leanne

    leanne

    May 29, 2002
    Rochester, NY
    Wow, after an answer like that to that question, I'm really tempted to post my own "what song is this" thread for one of the tunes I currently need to figure out. Hehe :p
     
  9. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    Good bass work in that song, but on the whole, I can't stand the song.
     
  10. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Chili Peppers sorta played it out.
     
  11. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    Yeah they did. I think that might be why I can't stand it.
     
  12. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    ...as a Vegas Show band, no less.

    Huh-huh-huh-huh.
     
  13. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    BTW, I listened(& played along to "Skin Tight") last night.

    IMO, it's The Ohio Players at their best.
    The intro is almost polyrhythmic; a Rock bass groove over some funky horns & some cool electric piano comping. Nice drum work, of course.
    And the change is nice...chromatics into the chord changes, both ascending & descending + some 10ths("F#"/OPEN "D").
     
  14. Thee

    Thee

    Feb 11, 2004
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    Speaking of, that cover is hung up in the station.
     
  15. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Anyone remember MTV's Remote Control?
    ...their theme song was a "Fire" ripoff.
     
  16. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    I admire the drum work and bass line on "Skin Tight" too. I didn't disect it the way you did though. Just a few listens and thought to myself, "thats a nice lil groove those two got goin on"