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The Residents – Kaw-Liga
label: Torso
year: 1986
side a: Kaw-Liga
side b:
Jambalaya
www.residents.com
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To take a classic song and turn it into a classic of your own, now that’s class. The Residents did it with “Kaw-Liga”, using the “Billy Jean” bassline and a couple of nasty keyboard stabs. Both songs are originally by Hank Williams and can be found on the Stars and Hank Forever album.
Scene from the video documentary Hank Is Dead

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