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"Who Sampled It Better?" #14 - "Prison Song" Results!
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 8:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

[Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. courtesy Wikimedia Commons]"Who Sampled It Better?" #14 - "Prison Song" Results!

As written by Steve 'Flash' Juon, and voted on by THE PEOPLE who read!

Last week we discussed Tommy Butler, an actor, playwright and musician who in the 1970's wrote and produced "Selma: A Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr." The ambitious project may not have been the success he hoped for, but the score for his musical tribute to MLK has lived on in samples of "Prison Song" to this day. We had two different candidates for who used it best.

1.) Felt (Murs & Slug) - "Woman Tonight"

2.) Future - "Mask Off"

And the winner is...

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