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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...

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