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Posted: Sep 17, 2009 1:20 am
 
the song mellow mood popped into my head today. love the backup harmonies on that song. was bunny livingston doing the backups on that song? so great.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 8:50 am
 
Keith Richards!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 8:50 am
 
dee dee
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 8:59 am
 
i threes
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 10:18 am
 
Ikettes
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 1:17 pm
 
Heptones or Meditations?
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 1:29 pm
 
you're confusing back up vocals with vocal harmony. BLOODCLOT!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 1:42 pm
 
the larks.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 3:42 pm
 
Merry Clayton...sings back up on "Gimmie Shelter", she also does a kick ass version of it herself
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 5:24 pm
 
malcolm young
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:44 pm
 
Buzzcocks

"screwed up", "get up", "boredom", "down"

so choice
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 8:06 pm
 
Agreed about Merry Clayton!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 9:35 pm
 
Michael Anthony.

Pips! WHOO HOO!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 9:41 pm
 
Jeremy Scott is fucking great on the Reigning Sound and Harlan records.
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 9:05 am
 
the drummer of Little Barrie ; on their 1st singles+1st lp, he's awesome ; he sounds like some black soul girl from the 60s ; since he quit the band, they suck ; first time I listened to that band (Memories Well/Didn't Mean A Thing 7"), I thought it was some obscure black american band!!!
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 10:45 am
 
Michael Anthony.

yes! I was amazed at the number of folks that thought his absence from the VH reunion was not a big deal....those high pitched backups of his are as much the classic Van Halen sound as Eddie's solos and Dave's shenanigans....
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 5:02 pm
 
Lou Rawls on Bring It On Home to Me
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 5:39 pm
 
Don Rich!!!

Go back and watch some of those Buck Owens variety show episodes. no monitors, just leaning in from the side into buck's mike and absolutely perfect every time. truly amazing! I fucking love Don Rich!!!
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 5:53 pm
 
Grant Hart, his backup vocals on Mould's tunes really add something..whereas Mould's backup vocals dont really add anything to Hart's songs...
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 5:56 pm
 
sweet inspirations.
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 6:11 pm | Edited by: saispas
 
Michael Anthony.

Yep. I just thought of how classic that little tricky harmony into the last chorus of "Panama" is:
"Got the feeling, power steering,
Pistons popping, ain't no stopping now!"

I guess that puts a little dent into Joe Machamer's assessment of Michael Anthony having the "easiest job in rock n roll."
Posted: Sep 22, 2009 9:40 am
 
The Cruster Choir
Posted: Sep 22, 2009 9:47 am
 
the girls that sang back up on the Jimmy Soul records (the Azalias?).
the girls that sang back up on "Quick Joey Small".
Posted: Sep 22, 2009 1:06 pm
 
E. always had someone doubling his vocals --- Charlie Hodge?

is that the same as back up? more like cover up
Posted: Sep 23, 2009 8:57 am
 
the girls that sang back up on "Quick Joey Small".
yea!
Posted: Sep 23, 2009 8:58 am
 
malcolm young

haha
Posted: Sep 23, 2009 10:11 pm
 
I dig those echoy girl back ups on the Garnett Mimms Little Bit Of Soap and Danny White's Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.

And the ripping-a-bandaid-off screams the Tammys make on Egyptian Shumba. Any song would be improved by that.
Posted: Sep 24, 2009 12:18 pm
 
And the ripping-a-bandaid-off screams the Tammys make on Egyptian Shumba. Any song would be improved by that.

Tammys also back up Lou Christie on his early records. Lou always had some bizarre yet effective backups on his stuff.
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