Watch Boy George & Black Lips Cover T. Rex’s “Bang A Gong (Get It On)”
Atlanta garage-rock miscreants the Black Lips have a history of playing with random-ass famous people; one of the worst shows I ever saw was one where they backed up GZA at SXSW a few years ago. Things worked out a lot better earlier today in Philadelphia, where the band was playing one of WXPN’s Free At Noon concerts. During their set, the band brought Boy George to the stage to cover T. Rex’s glam-rock classic “Bang A Gong (Get It On).” It’s a loose, casual cover, and both the people onstage and the audience treat the set like it’s no big deal. Watch the whole thing unfold below.
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