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Big Daddy on Kickstarter for retro Broadway-Hollywood comeback
Big Daddy on Kickstarter for retro Broadway-Hollywood comeback

One of the great left-field surprises of the 1980s pop music scene came with the arrival of Big Daddy, a whimsical band that reimagined hits of the day as they might have sounded had they been recorded in the 1950s.The conceit was that the group’s members had been lost in a southeast Asian jungle for a couple of decades and had just found their way back to civilization, their passion for rock 'n' roll, as well as their musical vocabulary, unaltered a generation later.More than a gimmick, Big Daddy created new takes on pop and rock songs that were consistently inspired, illuminating and often hilarious. Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” arranged like Frankie Avalon’s “Venus”; Dire Straits’ “Money...

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