4 thoughts on “Tony Levin Band – “Elephant Talk””

  1. This pales next to the KC version with Belew and Fripp.

    From '81
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTsG74P0mWI&feature=related

    1. Fripp is absolutely automatic on the guitar. I had waffled over posting that version, too.

      In an interview, Levin said he was asked once how he could so easily play that funky bass line - others had tried it, and it was a bear. He sheepishly replied that he tuned one of the strings down so it wasn't a problem.

  2. I had a tough time with the vocals.
    And I was ready for it to be over with at 2:47, not 5:47.
    Now to listen to Bootsy's rebuttal.

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