King Khan vs. Bo Diddley

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King Khan’s, The Supreme Genius of King Khan and the Shrines (a quasi-best of comp from Vice), is a mix of garage, psych, soul, and punk. The Shrines, and Khan himself, were able to pull off various genres without sounding too derivative at all. But the best song off the album is the incredible, “Crackin’ Up”, lush with catchy melodies and a slumpy groove.

“Crackin’ Up (cover)” by King Khan and The Shrines

Little did I know, “Crackin’ Up” was originally written and recorded by the great Bo Diddley. Diddley’s version rules, sounding at once defeated and pissed-off. Everything about the recording is magic. Easily one of my favorite songs ever.

“Crackin’ Up” by Bo Diddley

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