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Tomorrow's Children - Bang Bang (Cher Rocksteady Cover)

4y ago


From '' Bang Bang Rock Steady '' Label: Merritone Format: Vinyl, 7'' Country: Jamaica Released: 1967 Tracklist A Bang Bang Rock Steady B Rain (Rock Steady) The vinyl has been re-released '' Bang Bang Rock Steady / Rain (Rock Steady) '' Label: Merritone -- DSR-FED7-008, Dub Store Records -- DSR-FED7-008 Format: Vinyl, 7", Reissue, 45 RPM Country: Japan Released: 2011 Tracklist A Bang Bang Rock Steady B Rain (Rock Steady) ------------------------ "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" is the second single by singer-actress Cher from her second studio album The Sonny Side of Chér. The song was written by Sonny Bono and released in 1966. The song reached number three in the UK Singles Chart and number two on the Billboard Hot 100. Also in 1966, Nancy Sinatra released her version of the song on her album How Does That Grab You?. This version remained relatively obscure until it was used in the opening scenes of the 2003 movie Kill Bill Volume 1. This exposure caused Sinatra's version to be the one chosen by Audio Bullys when, in 2005, they used a sample of the song for their top ten UK hit "Shot You Down", credited officially to Audio Bullys featuring Nancy Sinatra. Kardinal Offishall also sampled this version for his single "Bang Bang''. Rapper Young Buck sampled Sinatra's version on his song "Bang Bang" from his album Straight Outta Cashville. Other artists who recorded this song include Stevie Wonder for his 1966 album Down to Earth, The Beau Brummels on their 1966 album Beau Brummels '66, Petula Clark in 1966 for her album I Couldn't Live Without Your Love, Gábor Szabó on his 1966 album Spellbinder, Vanilla Fudge for their 1967 album Vanilla Fudge, Bulgarian artist Lili Ivanova included a Bulgarian-language version called "Benk-benk" on an album of her songs released in Russia in 1968 called "More molodosti", Terry Reid for his 1968 album Bang Bang You're Terry Reid, Frank Sinatra for his 1981 album She Shot Me Down, Cliff Richard, Paul Weller on his 2003 compilation album Fly On The Wall - B Sides And Rarities and Isobel Campbell on her 2004 EP Time Is Just the Same. American Rapper, Lil' Wayne samples the Nancy Sinatra version of this song on his mix-tape Dedication 2 on a song under the same name. The German artist Rainald Grebe used the refrain for his tragicomic song "Bengt Bangt" in his program "Lagerfeuer des Grauens". Japanese pop/rock singer Minako Honda recorded a Japanese cover on her 1989 album WILD CATS (as MINAKO with WILD CATS), while a Vietnamese version can be heard from singer Mỹ Tâm with the title "Khi xưa ta bé (Bang Bang)". In Italy Mina, Dalida and the band Equipe 84 covered it. In France, the French version with French-language lyrics written by Claude Carrère and Georges Aber was sung by Sheila, and became a big hit there in summer 1966. Still in France, Jacno and Mareva Galanter did a cover of the French version (2006). In Quebec, Claire Lepage did a French cover in 1966. Ajda Pekkan covered the song in 1967. Betty Chung in 1968. The Bonzo Dog Band in 1968. In 2001 Spagna. John Balance from Coil performed "Bang Bang" during the live concerts of the band in 2002-2004. The Raconteurs in concerts. Nancy Sinatra's version of the song was used in the 2003 Quentin Tarantino film Kill Bill and was the theme for the BBC's coverage of the 2005 Wimbledon tennis championships. In November 2006, Greek music producer and mixing engineer Antonis Karalis, In 2007, Murder By Death. In 2007, Niia while touring as part of Wyclef Jean's band. Carla Bruni performs it in the Lancia Musa TV advertisement. A remix of this song by Audio Bullys was played during the 2005 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. In the 2008 movie Maman est chez le coiffeur. In 2008, the Italian gothic-metal band Domina Noctis covered this song on their second album, Second Rose. In 2009, Stéphanie Lapointe released a French version as well on her album "Donne-moi quelque chose qui ne finit pas". This song was also covered by The Raconteurs at Au...