Amy Winehouse: This week’s sample find

There’s nothing I love more than digging out an obscure track that was sampled in a contemporary track, especially when the later version was a success in it’s own right. This week, I found the origin of the bass line used in Amy Winehouse’s killer track “You Know I’m No Good.” It’s taken from a track by The Harvey Averdene Dozen from back in 1968.

Here’s Harvey and his other 11 compadres doing there thing:

Here’s Amy’s tune with Havery’s b line skillfully dropped in:

Have a great Monday,


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Hi, my name is Lester. I'm a music lover, an avid blogger and a bit of a geek. In addition to being a people person, I'm fascinated by the internet and over the last 4 years I've become very passionate about technology, especially email marketing, blogging, social media, and community management. Thanks for reading my blog ;)