Friday, 29 January 2010

MWW FAVOURITE: Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness

The first time I heard this song was when I watched 'Rocky I' for the first time. He's in his bedroom and it comes on the radio in the background and sets the scene perfectly. I had no idea what it was and didn't find out until I played Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and it came on one of the radio stations. As soon as I found out it was them, I ordered the album, 'Light of Worlds' and fell in love with the song. The album isn't half bad either, but none of the other songs quite create the same atmosphere found on 'Summer Madness'. It's been sampled numerous times and is a perfect late night song. Here's a groovy live performance I found on You Tube from 1974:

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