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Allen Stone’s in town this Friday; he does a great cover of Marcy Playground

by Ken Sumka

Allen Stone is hitting Milwaukee this weekend as part of a promotion involving: gaming, Madden '16, xBox and the Packers.

Allen will perform for free at the corner of Water & Juneau in downtown MKE Saturday 9/19 at 8PM.

Jeff from West Allis suggested this cover back in July and I wanted to wait until we had some Allen Stone-type thing to tie it into. Saturday's event fit that bill.

Allen does a total rework of the Marcy Playground hit from nearly 20 years ago, "Sex & Candy," which is virtually unrecognizable from the original.

Here's the cover, first:

And the Marcy Playground original:

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