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Danger Mouse & Questlove on sampling The Beatles

Duration: 02:36

Danger Mouse, of Gnarls Barkley fame, and Questlove from the Roots on sampling The Beatles. Taken from a Radio 1 documentary about The Beatles and black music presented by DJ Semtex from Radio 1Xtra.

Questlove talks about the cost of using their samples and Danger Mouse on the issues around making the Grey Album. The mash up of the Beatles White Album and Jay-Z's Black Album was never released. Paul McCartney gives his reaction to the making of the Grey Album too.

Available since: Tue 8 Mar 2011


Danger Mouse
The Beatles

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BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra's Stories The Beatles and Black Music

Radio 1 looks at the influence of The Beatles on black music.

First broadcast: 28 Feb 2011

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