Friday, May 16, 2008

Old School Friday #13 "Remakes"

You Know What It Is!!!!
It is...FRIDAY!! Which is my favorite day of the week because I get to post my "Old School Friday" Picks! In case you are new around these parts and don't know what "Old School Friday" is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 2000, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! If you want to join in the Old School Fun then go HERE for the guidelines.

The theme for this week ,

"Remakes"

This theme needs no explanation! So join in and post your favorite old school song or just visit the other participants and enjoy the music!!

Here are the other "Old School Friday" participants:

- Electronic Village - Fresh And Fab -

- Ms Grapevine -Quick -Marcus LANGFORD

- Cassandra - Danielle - iriegal -Hagar's Daughter - Lisa C

-Chocl8t - DP - Dallassouth - Kreative Talk

-MarvalusOne - Regina - Vivrant Thing

-AJ - Sharon - Invisible Woman

-Beleiver 1964 - - SJP - sHaE-sHaE

This theme was fun for me because whenever a song comes out that is a remake I have to school my kids on the original! They are always surprised, but I don't know why most of today's music is remade or sampled! So I am posting the remake and the original! So here goes, Enjoy!

Whitney Houston - I'm Every Woman (Remake)


Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman (Original)


Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (Remake)


Seals & Crofts - Summer Breeze (Original)


Happy OSF! Peace & Love!!

20 People Saying Something!

jjbrock 16 May, 2008 06:08

Regina I didn't know that Summer Breeze by the Isley Brother was a remix. I have always loved the Isley music.

ShAĆ© - ShAĆ© 16 May, 2008 08:13

See.. this is why I posted 3 this week. Lately I've been in sync with a lot of y'all. :o) Summer Breeze was the jam. I didn't know it was a remake.

The True Urban Queen aka Sharon 16 May, 2008 09:13

I thought the Isley Brothers were the orginal. And truthfully, I perfer their version.

I'm every woman. . .I like both versions of that song.

braincell 16 May, 2008 09:15

nothing like the real originals

rawdawgbuffalo

Hagar's Daughter 16 May, 2008 09:52

Really great choices...love the Isley Brothers.

Regina 16 May, 2008 10:08

@ All - I love the Isleys version of Summer Breeze, but the original is awesome also! And ms. Whitney did her thang, but who can out do CHAKA?? NOBODY!!
I love Summer breeze and had no clue it was a remake until last night(uh actually at 2 this morning!). I was goggling remakes of the 60's & 70's and that popped up! I was amazed! it's only a 2 year difference, which is fast for a remake, Croft & seals did it in 72, and the Isley's in 74.
I love OSF, It is a great learning tool! Everyone enjoy your weekend!
Peace & Love
Regina

Villager 16 May, 2008 10:49

I learned something new here today. I didn't know that Summer Breeze was a remix when the Isley Brothers unleashed it. Livin' and learnin'...

I'm Every Woman is a popular choice on the OSF meme this week (smile)...

peace, Villager

Believer 1964 16 May, 2008 10:56

I only knew of the Seals & Crofts original version of Summer Breeze. ;)

I miss Whitney. What a powerhouse!

Mine is up! :D Oh, and I posted the original too.

MsMarvalus 16 May, 2008 11:20

You always come hard with OSF!

Great choices!

Mike 16 May, 2008 11:25

Hello Regina! I like "Summer Breeze" It is on my 70s blog.

MrsGrapevine 16 May, 2008 12:38

These are both great choices, Whitney and Chaka made the song their own, in the words of Simon Cowell.

Summer Breeze is just a beautiful song.It makes me want to sip some wine on a hammock close to a beach with Jasmine in my hair.

Quick 16 May, 2008 12:46

I love all the cameos in the "Whitney" remake...come back to us Nippy, come back! lol

survivor 16 May, 2008 13:25

I love your choices sis! I love summer breeze, always puts you in a relaxing mood

SjP 16 May, 2008 14:02

Great! Great! Great Choices! I love all of the originals and the remakes! SjP

Invisible Woman 16 May, 2008 16:20

L-O-V-E Summer Breeze by the Isleys. Even tho I knew it was a remake, I always thought the Isleys blew S & D out of the water with their version!

Invisible Woman 16 May, 2008 16:21

oops, I meant S & C

thechocl8tdiaries 16 May, 2008 17:36

I have thoroughly enjoyed OSF this week! Great choices Regina!! Have a great weekend!

DP 17 May, 2008 14:54

Regina - great choices as always. I definitely prefer the Isley version, and I like Chaka's version of I'm Every Woman. See you next week!

bluedreamer27 18 May, 2008 08:35

i much like the whitneys version of evry woman but in the version of summer breeze im much more favor with the S&C
have a great day regina

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