Toto's "Georgy Porgy"

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so i put the record on mostly as a joke. wanted to do a little rockin out to "Hold the Line" and i hear "Georgy Porgy" and i shit you not, it's one of my new favorite songs. i was listening to it a few times a day for a while and now at least once a week. it's got that wonderful 70s blue eyed soul sound that i love (haulin' oats, todd rundgren, etc). and then i read a bit abou them and found out they were the studio band on Boz Scaggs' "Silk Degrees" album and it completely made sense.

am i alone here?

JAXON (jaxon), Wednesday, 7 September 2005 18:58 (fourteen years ago) link

Pop, Rock, Alternative.

ToTo: (CBS 1978)
* "Georgy Porgy"
MC Lyte - "Poor Georgie"
* "Africa"
Nas - "New World"

Toto IV: (Columbia 1983)
* "I Won't Hold You Back"
Roger Sanchez - "Another Chance"
* "Rosanna"
Art of Noise - "Beat Box (Diversion One)"

Dumbfounded, Wednesday, 7 September 2005 19:29 (fourteen years ago) link

thanks for reminding me that this song exists. really.

no, really.

when something smacks of something (dave225.3), Wednesday, 7 September 2005 21:04 (fourteen years ago) link


kokoko, Wednesday, 7 September 2005 22:00 (fourteen years ago) link

God I hate that song.

Kissed the girls and made them cry
Kissed the girls and made them cry
Kissed the girls and made them HIGH ROFLL!!!r!g

guythatsaysstuff, Wednesday, 7 September 2005 22:34 (fourteen years ago) link

I pulled out my tape of the first Toto album a few months ago, which I hadn't attempted listening to in over 10 years, and this one particular song did surprise me as being better than I remember. "Hold The Line" is cool too, although I didn't enjoy most of the rest.

billstevejim (billstevejim), Thursday, 8 September 2005 03:02 (fourteen years ago) link

same album, everybody please stand up and cheer right now for the pop-rock classic "i'll supply the love."

fact checking cuz (fcc), Thursday, 8 September 2005 03:59 (fourteen years ago) link

Good track on a good album. But their great great great album is the *second* one, *Hydra*. Trust me, and invest $1 in a copy sometime.

xhuxk, Thursday, 8 September 2005 12:53 (fourteen years ago) link

I thought this was "Heatwave" back in the day..

mark grout (mark grout), Thursday, 8 September 2005 12:55 (fourteen years ago) link

Cheryl Lynn is on this track, no?

Toto IV is nice... around the same time they were working on "Thriller."

Confounded (Confounded), Thursday, 8 September 2005 12:57 (fourteen years ago) link

three years pass...

This is almost Steely.

calstars, Monday, 16 March 2009 17:02 (eleven years ago) link

I prefer the version by Charme with Luther on vox, but the original is awesome too.

pipecock, Monday, 16 March 2009 17:11 (eleven years ago) link

best part of this song has to be the very steely-esque "badabadabababa" breakdown.

the copy i have always made the needle skip around during this *crucial* moment in the track until i learned about the vinyl-healing wonders of windex + microfiber cloth

all-seeing eye of horus (psychgawsple), Monday, 16 March 2009 18:30 (eleven years ago) link

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