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"I Don't Like Cool Stuff": The Bakers Dozen Of Billy Childish
Phil Hebblethwaite , April 21st, 2014 04:24

Easter Monday is Billy Holiday! Wild Billy Childish of the Medway Towns tells Phil Hebblethwaite about his 13 favourite records; or tells him about 13 records at least...


The Downliners Sect - 'Hang On Sloopy'

Best version of 'Hang On Sloopy' ever – absolute genius – and they're my favourite British group. The original is great, which makes the Downliners Sect's version even more remarkable, because they shouldn't have been able to do it any better. I discovered the band through Bruce from The Headcoats long after they recorded this. When I was a kid, I listened to The Beatles, Stones and Kinks, then Hendrix – more mainstream groups – then I came across a lot of the smaller bands later.

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