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Peter Gabriel

Sledgehammer (5:12)

This track is similar in style to 1960s American soul music, which Gabriel was a big fan of, and even features the horn section of famed soul record label Stax Records.

The track was a massive success for Gabriel, reaching #1 on the American and Canadian charts, #4 in the UK and a top 5 placing in many other countries. The success of the single was helped by a highly memorable music video which featured use of…

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Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer Lyrics


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  • Hoovee
  • Gals, the song's about Peter's penis, don't be shocked. Listen to the words now.
  • Absolutely incredible.
  • Good song but especially good video clip, is a reality that the quality of the videos is on the decline as the years pass...
  • My favourite track from my childhood... fact!
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  • Well..yes.
  • Uuuia never had none of the babies in the summer hit this year I might ask me about this is the best wishes to do it again to poor misery when I was a summer hit
  • i love <3 this track!
  • Tony Levin = EPIC WIN

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