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Wild Side (What song is this?)

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by danqi, Jul 16, 2002.


  1. danqi

    danqi

    May 21, 2001
    Germany
    (I am not sure if this is the right place because this thread is not really bass related, but it's about a recording.)

    I heard this song on the radio and really liked it. It's just that I am not oldie-proof and got no idea by whom it is or what it is called.
    I am sure it's gotta be famous. Everybody I ask goes like: "Of course I know that song, yeah, it's famous. It's by..... it's really famous!":rolleyes:

    That means it's your turn to help me out.
    The song goes somewhat like "And I said 'hey girl,
    let's take a walk on the wild side'.
    And the cover girls went:
    'dub dedub dedub dededub...."

    I just heard it once.

    Thanks
     
  2. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    the only wild side i know of is by motley crue...it's the first tune on the girls girls girls album
     
  3. DinoSco

    DinoSco

    Mar 8, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    It's Lou Reed -- "Take A Walk On The Wild Side".
     
  4. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    Damnit DinoSco you beat me to it!:mad:
    I love that song!:)
     
  5. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    There's actually two bass lines going on at the same time. It's from the "Transformer" album.
     
  6. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    wow....don't i feel like a dumb dumb
     
  7. I felt a chill go up my spine when you missed that one. Lou Reeds Transformer and Berlin both have tons of great playing.
     
  8. nanook

    nanook

    Feb 9, 2000
    Alaska
    That's it. Then he was a she...
     
  9. Don't worry about it -

    Crue's version was much more catchy than Lou Reed's .

    :D
     
  10. danqi

    danqi

    May 21, 2001
    Germany
    Thanks.

    I really like that song and its laid back groovy feel. Can you recommend me any albums (by Lou Reed or not) that have that kind of music on it?
     
  11. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    No other songs by Lou Reed are anything like that!!
    Except maybe "Perfect Day"?
     
  12. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Hey, I always thought Vanilla Ice wrote that song?!?!? :confused: :p
     
  13. DanGouge

    DanGouge

    May 25, 2000
    Canada!
    But while he was with the Velvet Underground, I think Sweet Jane was cut from the same cloth.