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Author Topic: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"  (Read 16750 times)

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Just saying.  The riff is pretty much the same, the syncopation is slightly different.  Iggy, you sleazy pederast, you.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #1 on: 22 Aug 2007, 23:25 »

Just kidding, he isn't a pederast.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #2 on: 23 Aug 2007, 04:33 »

Everybody's ripping off somebody, consciously or not.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #3 on: 23 Aug 2007, 07:25 »

NIRVANA STOLE 'SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT' FROM BOSTON'S 'MORE THAN A FEELING'
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #4 on: 23 Aug 2007, 08:44 »

GUYS WHOEVER INVENTED G-D-Em-C MUST BE PISSED
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #5 on: 23 Aug 2007, 09:15 »

Almost as perfect as "Macksauce."
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #6 on: 23 Aug 2007, 09:22 »

But seriously, the MC5 were the worst rip off merchants ever.

Man, that still doesn't make it right.  And yeah I just noticed it because I just got Funhouse.  Thanks, Sendspace thread!
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #7 on: 23 Aug 2007, 09:27 »

Well, I had heard the Rage Against the Machine cover of "Down On The Street," which is quite good actually.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #8 on: 23 Aug 2007, 09:31 »

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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #9 on: 23 Aug 2007, 09:56 »

You guys are making this into much more than it actually is.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #10 on: 23 Aug 2007, 10:39 »

NIRVANA STOLE 'BEING AWFUL' FROM BOSTON'S 'TOO MUCH HEROIN'

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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #11 on: 23 Aug 2007, 13:10 »

Why did you capitalize "Herion Addiction?"  Is that a band or something?  I thought it was just that Kurt and Courtney were herion addicts.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #12 on: 23 Aug 2007, 13:19 »

Why did you capitalize "Herion Addiction?"  Is that a band or something?  I thought it was just that Kurt and Courtney were herion addicts.

I come from a family of pedants. I noticed that he capitalised that and it amused me briefly. But even I, the fruit of the union of a pedant father and a pedant mother, chose not to point it out.

You sir, are the king of all pedants.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #13 on: 23 Aug 2007, 13:27 »

I'm trying to be more like Tommy.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #14 on: 23 Aug 2007, 14:42 »

Aneurysm

Admittedly this is a pretty good song, if just for the comically simple solo that's so bad it works. Nice chorus too. Really the only decent tune they penned though.

It's easy to say 'if a good band played these songs I'd like 'em' 'cos well, yeah, then Cobain's godawful voice and sloppy guitar playing wouldn't be fucking everything up. So a few modern bands probably could save a few Nirvana songs. And the other guys in the band had their moments. They were still gash as an overall package.

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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #15 on: 23 Aug 2007, 15:53 »

I love In Utero pretty much from start to finish.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #16 on: 23 Aug 2007, 16:30 »

Nirvana were a good band.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #17 on: 23 Aug 2007, 18:38 »

Funhouse is kinda boring.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #18 on: 23 Aug 2007, 18:50 »

But funnily enough, Boringhouse is incredibly fun!
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #19 on: 24 Aug 2007, 00:18 »

The only Nirvana album I ever cared for wasUnplugged. I always found it amusing that the only album I enjoyed by them was mostly not their music to begin with.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #20 on: 24 Aug 2007, 00:59 »

What are you talking about? Eight of the fourteen songs on that album are Nirvana originals!
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #21 on: 24 Aug 2007, 05:26 »

Eight of the fourteen songs on that album are Boston originals!
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #22 on: 24 Aug 2007, 06:48 »

Recently my music has had a distinctive Jandek quality to it. I basically got bored of ripping off early Palace records and decided to go straight to the source. Then it hit me. I could well steal a bunch of Jandek songs and no-one would ever catch on. Even if he found out, I can't see the Representative from Corwood Industries hauling my ass into court over it.

That would make for an awesome movie, though. "Coming this fall...Ron Perlman is a reclusive, mysterious musician whom no one has ever seen or interviewed. Tommydski is a con artist turned musician using his songs to make a name for himself. On Friday, October 22nd, they'll both be...Courting Jandek. Rated R."
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #23 on: 25 Aug 2007, 18:58 »

See, now I'm picturing Tom Waits playing Jandek. Let's see where this train of thought ends up?
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #24 on: 25 Aug 2007, 19:01 »

My train took me to 'Scarlett Johanson sings Jandek' and then I just stopped thinking altogether.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #25 on: 25 Aug 2007, 19:02 »

Now Jandek+sexy underwear.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #26 on: 25 Aug 2007, 19:05 »

Tommy staring at Jandek's ass on TV after putting his dvd player on pause.
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #27 on: 25 Aug 2007, 19:05 »

What is this thread about?
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Re: "Loose" by The Stooges rips off "Kick Out the Jams"
« Reply #28 on: 26 Aug 2007, 08:55 »

What is this thread about?

Jimmy Eat World.
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