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The Most Sampled Songs Ever

From: KSLU
Length: 59:00

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Sampled songs: Songs that are used on rap tracks. What are the most sampled songs? Find out on this week's Rock School! Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-2 This week we'll be listening to some of the most sampled tracks in history, that is, which songs were clipped onto rap tracks and rapped over the most. We'll explore various genres of rock songs that found their way into rap. However we will not be playing any rap songs; we're Rock School, not Rap School. Enjoy!

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This week we'll be listening to some of the most sampled tracks in history, that is, which songs were clipped onto rap tracks and rapped over the most. We'll explore various genres of rock songs that found their way into rap. However we will not be playing any rap songs; we're Rock School, not Rap School. Enjoy!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Jungle Boogie Kool & the Gang Wild and Peaceful. Mercury / Polygram 1973 03:03
George Clinton George Clinton Computer Games. EMI 1982 04:22
The Big Beat Billy Squier The Tale of the Tape. Rock Candy 1980 03:38
Cissy Strut The Meters The Meters. Josie / Rhino / Warner Strategic Marketing 1969 03:04
Impeach the President Honeydrippers Impeach the President. Alaga Records 1973 03:19
It's a Man's Man's Man's World James Brown It's a Man's Man's Man's World. King 1966 07:16
When the Levee Breaks Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV. WEA International 1971 07:07
The Winstons Amen, Brother Color Him Father. The Great American Music Company / Great American Records 1969 :00

Additional Credits

Chad P. (He'll be leaving soon)

Related Website

http://www.kslu.org/rock_school/