The Guitar (Outer Planet Mix)
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|song name||The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (Outer Planet Mix)|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) (EP), Flood + Apollo 18|
|sung by||John Flansburgh, Laura Cantrell|
- Both this mix and the Even Further Outer Planet Mix are remixes by Coldcut of The Guitar that feature samples of President Richard Nixon's phone call to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during their moon landing in 1969. (Transcript of the call) Other samples in these versions: Neil Armstrong's famous line delivered as he stepped onto the surface of the moon ("One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."), and the line from the beginning ("I'd like to take this opportunity..") is Buzz Aldrin on that same Apollo 11 mission.
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