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Can I Kick It On the Wild Side? - Lou Reed/A Tribe Called Quest
It sort of happened organically. I had "Walk on the Wild Side" and "Can I Kick It?" scheduled back-to-back in this week's Teenage Kicks Lou Reed tribute show.
Listening through it, the transition was a little weird, but the connection between the songs is so inextricable, we needed an edit on the Tribe Called Quest song's intro.
Production Manager Derrick Stevens did that, but then I guess got inspired to go a little further and make a remix. He did it just for fun, with no intention of it airing. When I heard it, though, I liked it so much that I decided to play it instead of what was scheduled.
We got some tweets and anecdotal feedback that listeners enjoyed it. A few people asked if they could hear it again, so here you go.
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