Friday, November 13, 2015

Song of the Day: 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' by the Slits


The Slits were one of those legendary groups I always meant to like, but never got around to it. I'd seen pictures of Viv Albertine with Debbie Harry when I was a kid, yet somehow the band still remained a tad too scary for me to explore -- their name certainly not helping! (But what was my problem with the Raincoats?) Leave it to The Wall Street Journal to straighten me out all these years later, with this piece by biographer Helen Castor, who talks about how the gals' cover of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (a b-side) changed her life. Read HERE.



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