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In memory of Sinéad O’Connor: The Hank Shocklee remix of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”

I had this CD single; here’s its J-card.
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In honor of Sinéad O’Connor, who died too damn young, one of my favorite tracks from her repertoire.

Back when I was a DJ at Crazy Go Nuts University’s engineering pub, Clark Hall Pub, I knew that this lesser-known version of Sinéad O’Connor’s single The Emperor’s New Clothes was a sure-fire way to get people on the dance floor. I got a lot of mileage of out it back then, and I still do, so here it is:

This is the Hank Shocklee mix, named after its remixer, who among other things co-founded Public Enemy and the music production group The Bomb Squad.

Requiescat in pace, Sinéad.

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