If I couldn’t do Monday morning quarterbacking, what good would it be?
Oh, Midas Whale. Midas Whale, Midas Whale, Midas Whale.
It’s a wonderful song. Tops. But, as a Stevie Wonder song, it’s pretty obscure. As a song, it’s fairly obscure. And, without that bouncy, funky-assed signature line running through it, everyone’s all like, what the heck are they doing?
Here’s the original:
And here’s the Peppers:
And please notice what the Peppers did NOT ignore, in fact, what they put front and center. Without that line, it is not “Higher Ground.” It’s “what the heck are they doing?”
Fellas. Here’s an idea.