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Eric Clapton — Border Song
Album: Two Rooms
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Released: 1991
Length: 4:05
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Holy Moses, I have been removed
I have seen the specter, he has been here too
A distant cousin from down the line, brand of people who ain't my kind
Holy Moses, I have been removed

Holy Moses, I have been deceived
Now the wind has changed direction and I'll have to leave
Won't you please excuse my frankness, it's not my cup of tea
Holy Moses, I have been deceived

I'm going back to the border where my affairs
My affairs ain't abused
I can't take any more bad water
I'm poisoned from my head down to my shoes

Holy Moses, let us live in peace
Let us strive to find a way to make all hatred cease
There's a man standing over there. What is his color? I don't care
He's my brother, let us live in peace
He's my brother, let us live in peace
He's my brother, let us live, let us live in peace

Holy Moses
Holy Moses
Holy Moses
Holy Moses
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Whoa. A sure member of the "Unnecessary Covers" category.
Normally I have a soft spot for covers.  But early-career Elton John is simply not to be messed with.  (Nothing against Mr. Clapton.  I'm pretty sure I'd feel the same way about late-stage Elton John singing this too).  
Eric Clapton meets Little Feat meets Elton, not bad
all cliches
this is a nice take. :)
UltraNurd wrote:
Yeah, I'm going to have to vote for the original as well.
I hope to never hear the original on RP.
Spliff wrote:
Little Feat - Elton John - Eric Clapton? Would the real artist please stand up.
Confusing eh? Not really my cup o' tea. Oh well.
Interesting to hear and not bad, but I would so much rather hear the real one, now. :pray:
drife wrote:
I love Clapton, but Clapton covering Elton John and Bernie Taupin? Give me a break.
Yeah, I'm going to have to vote for the original as well.
:no: This is just plain wrong.
Can we please never play this song again?
Thanks! Sounds good! :clap:
Can we please hear this song someday? :pray:
I love Clapton, but Clapton covering Elton John and Bernie Taupin? Give me a break.
so seriously... that was bill payne on keys, right? How many other Feats were there too? Anyone know? I guess I could use my internet skills and find out my own dang self...
yeah...I keep thinkin it's gonna break into dixie chicken.
One of my favorite John/Taupin songs. Interesting combination: Dixie Chicken/Border Song. Better than the average EC cover. And should obviously be segued into/out of Dixie Chicken 7/10
"Two Rooms" is quite good, the Sinead O'Connor version of "sacrifice" soars towards the end.
Spliff wrote:
Little Feat - Elton John - Eric Clapton? Would the real artist please stand up.
Elton John and Bernie Taupin! It's their song, but Clapton can cover anything as far as Im concerned :-)
Little Feat - Elton John - Eric Clapton? Would the real artist please stand up.
Holy Moses, I have been deceived... ... they told me this babysitter came highly recommended. :roflol:
A nice cover of "Border Song," giving it a great down-home blues feel that the original didn't have. My favorite covers are always those that re-interpret the original using their familiar sound. I'd love to hear the Who's version of "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" or Sinead O'Connor's version of "Sacrifice," both which lend their individual "sounds" to the numbers.