However, Hendrix's Jimmy James (Original Version) - Beastie Boys - Anthology: The Sounds Of Sciencewho own the rights to most of his catalogue, denied the group clearance to use the samples the group, however, were somehow able to keep the "Happy Birthday" and "Foxy Lady" samples in the song, though.
Determined to keep the song on Check Your Headthe group re-recorded "Jimmy James" using samples similar to the Hendrix ones. This version ended up being released as the first track on the album. A few months after Check Your Head was released, Hendrix's family finally relented and gave the Beastie Boys clearance to use the samples. As a result, the "single version" of "Jimmy James" was released as the third single from Check Your Headand a music video was made for it Sarabande - The Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble - Tanzmusik für Bläser aus Renaissance und Barock premiered in August The original version has since been issued on their compilation album The Sounds of Science.
The beginning of the album version of the track is a sample from the live version of " Surrender " by Cheap Trick from their live album Cheap Trick at Budokan. Cabasa directed the dance sequences in the music video and also appeared in the video as one of the silhouetted female dancers.
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