Summer school is racing through its last week-- I've got two labs, a final test where I'll have to identify the pathogens of 75 different diseases (what causes Impetigo? Hah-- I know it!) and a lab practical. So time is limited-- I've actually been working on a couple of posts during breaks from work, studying, etc. But for now, here's an Occasional Forgotten Video.
Not all the great vids came out in the eighties. This one was from 1990. It was alternately wonderful and ridiculous. The song was a mix of a throwback to straight-up old school funk and the club mix/sampling that was all the rage back then. Appropriately, the bass was played by P-Funk legend Bootsy Collins (he's in the video too).
Singer Lady Miss Kier was also joined by Super DJ Dmitri (Dmitri Brill), Towa Tei (Chung Dong Wha), Rapper Q-Tip, and Maceo Parker. They sampled from several songs, including Herbie Hancock's "Bring Down the Birds." The song was a lot of things, but mostly it was a lot of fun.