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Does La Grange or Spirit in the Sky deserve credit in a Christmas cover? help with error report

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jojo

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jojo @ 2019-06-12 17:36:14 UTC

On the La Grange details page it says


Uses parts from "Boogie Chillen' written by John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman - Element - Guitar pattern and the "howl, howl, howl" vocal line"


IMO it would be sufficient to include this addition on the Here Comes Santa Claus / Jingle Bells details page.


you could also apply this addition to Spirit in the Sky , but IMO that riff is not exactly the Hooker riff.


Hooker had long acknowledged that his sound was far from original. He has often attributed his musical style of “boogie” as his version of the boogie-woogie style he heard growing up in Mississippi.


https://www.americanbluesscene.com/blues-law-john-lee-hooker-v-zz-top/


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artsinspired

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artsinspired @ 2019-06-15 00:16:28 UTC

Thanks. I added a comment to the track but will revise it. It now reads: This track uses the guitar pattern from Boogie Chillen'.