Happy Mondays – “Step On” (1990)

November 17, 2009 at 5:28 pm (Music)

Happy Mondays’ hit cover of John Kongos’ 1971 British hit (see below). They also covered Kongos’ other big hit “Tokoloshe Man.”

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John Kongos – “He’s Gonna Step on You Again” (1971)

November 17, 2009 at 5:27 pm (Music)

This song, which was a big hit in England in 1971 and was produced by longtime Elton John producer Gus Dudgeon, is cited by the Guiness Book of World Records as the first song to use a pre-recorded sample. It was later covered by Madchester legends Happy Mondays as simply “Step On.” 

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