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Image of the Week: Rock Around the Clock

Beastie Boys‘s “So What’cha Want,” the Cure‘s “Close to Me,” the Jackson 5‘s “ABC”: DJ playlist from a high-school reunion? No, just three of the  nearly three dozen samples from which Girl Talk (aka Gregg Gillis) constructed the mash-up “What It’s All About.” Below is a chart from the September 2008 issue of Wired magazine, showing a dissection of all the samples in the song. The article is credited to Angela Watercutter. The chart bears no attribution.

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By Marc Weidenbaum

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