Listen: Deep house mix of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" (1989)

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/01/15/listen-deep-house-mix-of-mart.html

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Obligatory add-on – the trance-y or whatever you call it version from Moodswings.

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It’s only an element but:

I love this mashup of Public Enemy’s “By the Time I Get to Arizona” and Flaming Lips’ “Are You a Hypnotist??” with excerpts of “I Have a Dream”:

https://youtu.be/2U_wYtbNUe8

In some ways I like it more than the original (high praise since the original is one of my favorite PE songs):

https://youtu.be/zrFOb_f7ubw

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Fun fact I love to parrot: the I Have a Dream speech was largely improvised. That’s some next level oratorial shit there.

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came here to post this.

The earlier part has vocals by The Pretender’s Chrissie Hynde, too. Really nice single all around.

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The somewhat slower Moodswings version…

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Came to post this as well. I ended up posting the slower version…

why did i hear an ad in the middle of this song. dammit.

Singing a song by Vangelis and Jon Anderson of Yes, bizarrely enough!


Which was also a hit for Donna Summer.

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wow, had no idea!

Slower still…

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There’s a good Mashup with MLK in it here: https://sowndhaus.audio/track/8549/a-sirius-dream-martin-luther-king-the-alan-parsons-project-le-matos

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