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The Feelies - Higher Ground EPdotdotdotdot
artworkOne of the great but lesser known bands of the eighties was the Feelies, who were also among the throng that played Louie Louie from time to time. This rare EP includes a superb live take of Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers' ultra cool "Egyptian Reggae."
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Surf (Instrumental)

Ever since Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers rolled this out, I've been enamored with it. The Feelies recorded it live back in 1988, and it's not just rare, it's superb! While there's no confusing "Egyptian Reggae" with surf, it sure is cool! The Egyptian theme is pumped up by great percussion and thumping bass. The two guitars play off each other with perfection. Way cool!