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Riff: Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – “She Got Kick”

Jan 30, 2013

And when she gets to kickin’, you had better duck/’Cause if the kickin’ catches you, you’ll be stole out of luck

from She Got Kick lyrics by Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

“Kick” is all-around silly, from the slowed-down 50’s rock-and-roll to the tongue-in-cheek slow-sliding guitar to the repetitive kick metaphor – for sex, sassiness, or light-hearted domestic violence? Who knows. While the cheese entertains, it weighs down this track pretty quickly.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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