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Mash-up artists look for right blend when creating new songs

By Renée Graham
Globe Staff / January 25, 2005

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At first, it sounds like a radio broadcast caught between two stations. Paul McCartney pounds out the opening Fats Domino-influenced piano riff of ''Lady Madonna," but the voice you hear first isn't his. The Beastie Boys cascade across the music's familiar refrain with their nonsensical rhymes from ''So What'cha Want" -- ''Just plug me in like I was Eddie Harris, ... (Full article: 1075 words)

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