Toronto Mike

Maestro Fresh-Wes


In 1989, when I was in grade nine, Let Your Backbone Slide broke.  It was everywhere, and I loved it.  I picked up the 12" single because it contained the Power Mix, the Acapella Version, and the Club Mix .

Let Your Backbone Slide

The video was shot in Toronto, naturally, and MuchMusic played it constantly.

The follow-up single, Drop the Needle, was almost as good.  Here's my 12" single, preserved 22 years later.

Drop The Needle

He no longer goes by the name Maestro Fresh-Wes, preferring the moniker Maestro, but he'll always be Maestro Fresh-Wes to me.

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