Favourite Record Intros ?

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  1. ovduk78

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    Dancing in the Moonlight - Thin Lizzy
    Military Man - Gary Moore
    Plenty of others from other bands too but I thought I'd give Ireland's finest a mention
     
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    California Girls by the Beach Boys has an ace intro.
     
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    Quantum Jump - The Lone Ranger.

    Loved it at the time.
     
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    All these things I've done - The Killers
     
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    Ventura Highway, America, sampled on someone else's song.
    Only time will tell, Asia.
    Carry on my wayward son, Kansas.
     
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    Question - are instrumentals just really long intro's?
     
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    Sweet intro
     
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    Not so sweet intro, bit more aggression and political, i Love it.
     
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    Top intro
     
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    Intro's and breaks galore, class tune.
     
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    Timeless intro!
     
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    Good intro and break during the tune!
     
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    Feels like an intro going into a break, fookin loved this tune, due to popping and breaking to it in my childhood! Breakdance 1/2.
     
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    The Knack:
     
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    Canned Heat:
     
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    Smash It Up Part 1, The Damned.
     
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    Pump Up The Bitter - Star Turn On 45 Pints
    
     
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    The Move. Short but unique intro:
     
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    Brothers In Arms - Dire Straights
     
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    Haha.
    The original was a class track.
    First attributable house record I think.
    Going to nominate the Clash's
    Go Straight to hell boy.
    The Asian influence and unusual percussion which pervades pretty much all the way through, brilliant!
    So brilliant M.I.A. sampled it and had a hit with Paper Planes.
     
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    The original is an absolute classic, it was funny how quickly they got this piss take version out after the original.
    Not one of the first house tracks though, you have to go back to early 80's Chicago for that (Derrick May/Frankie Knuckles) but was 100% one of, if not the first, British produced mainstream house/acid tracks.
     
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    In fact I think most Lizzy singles have fantastic intros.
     
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    Love that album killer intro and killer rifts throughout (Black wing)
     
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    The intro to Purple Rain - Prince. One of my all time favourite artists.
     
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    The Who - "Won't get fooled again" (Album version)
     
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    Just looked back to see if anyboy mentioned that:

     
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    One for all the Hippies out there.
    Living in the Past
    Jethro Tull.
     
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    Said that one earlier, genre defining
     

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