De La Soul ‎– De La Soul Is Dead

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A1 Intro 2:14
A2 Oodles Of O's 3:31
A3 Talkin' Bout Hey Love
Performer [Les Oubliettes] – Serge GainsbourgPerformer [Talkin' Bout Hey Love] – Stevie WonderVocals [Heyish Riffin´] – Tesha SillsVocals [Heyish Singing] – Ann Roberts
2:27
A4 Pease Porridge
Performer [Black Eyed Susan Brown] – Brother BonesPerformer [Pease Porridge], Performer [Finger Fun] – Rhythm & Rhyme*Voice [Flight Commentators] – Mikey Roads, Squirrel (10)Voice [Gossip Gladiators] – Jennette (2), Lashawn (2)Voice [Grandma Mase] – Squirrel (10)Voice [Jabib] – JarobiVoice [Scheming Punk Pinocchios] – Bobby Simmons, Prince PaulVoice [The Frog] – Lisle Leete
5:02
A5 Skit 1 0:25
A6 Johnny's Dead Aka Vincent Mason (Live From The BK Lounge) 1:57
A7 A Rollerskating Jam Named "Saturdays"
Performer [Evil Vibrations] – The Mighty Ryders*Performer [Grease] – Frankie ValliPerformer [Light My Fire] – Young-Holt Unlimited*Performer [Saturday in the Park] – Chicago (2)Vocals [Disco Diva Singer] – Vinia MojicaVoice [WRMS Personality] – Russell Simmons
4:02
A8 WRMS' Dedication To The Bitty
Performer [In All My Wildest Dreams] – Joe Sample
0:46
A9 Bitties In The BK Lounge
Performer [It's Your Thing] – Lou DonaldsonPerformer [No Frills] – Taana GardnerVoice [Bitties] – Almond Joy, Jenette*, Monique (5), Naima (3), Tonya (2)Voice [WRMS Personality] – Baby Chris*
5:40
A10 Skit 2 0:31
A11 Let, Let Me In
Performer [At My Front Door] – The El DoradosPerformer [Tramp] – Lowell FulsonWritten-By [At My Front Door] – J. Moore*, The El Dorados
3:25
B1 Rap De Rap Show
Voice [Promo Players] – Bobby Simmons, Chris Height, De La Soul, Divine Styler, Jungle Brothers, Kim Carter, Mike*, Prince Paul, Q-Tip
2:19
B2 Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
Bass – Ardic SeamanPerformer [I'll Stay], Performer [Mommy, What's a Funkadelic] – Funkadelic
4:10
B3 Skit 3 0:33
B4 Pass The Plugs
Performer [Oops Here I Go Again] – Edna Wright
3:30
B5 Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
Performer [Help is on the Way] – The WhatnautsPerformer [Pass the Peas] – The J.B.'sWritten-By [Pass the Peas] – C.Bobbit*, J.Brown*, J.Starks*
5:06
B6 WRMS: Cat's In Control
Voice [Sexy One-Night-Stand Radio Personality] – Cat Jackson
0:34
B7 Skit 4 0:12
B8 Shwingalokate
Performer [Mr Groove] – One WayPerformer [Placebo Syndrome] – ParliamentWritten-By [Placebo Syndrome] – B.Nelson*, G.Clinton*
4:14
B9 Fanatic Of The B Word
Performer [Freedom] – Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five*Voice [Zooted Vocal Intro] – Mike "Dreddy Bear" G*
4:09
B10 Keepin' The Faith
Performer [Could You Be Loved] – Bob MarleyPerformer [Sign of the Times] – Bob James
4:45
B11 Skit 5 0:32

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Continuity error: Track B3 ("Skit 3") mentions the song "Who Do U Worship?", though that song only exists on CD versions of "De La Soul Is Dead".
Black and white, plastic lined/fed inner sleeve with comic and release notes.

On back cover:
Made in Germany
℗1991 Tommy Boy Music, Inc.
©1991 east west records gmbh ["W" logo] A Time Warner Company

On printed inner sleeve:
℗ © 1991 Tommy Boy Music, Inc. Manufactured and distributed by Tommy Boy Music, Inc.

On labels:
℗ 1991 Tommy Boy Music, Inc.
© 1991 east west records gmbh
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe, A Time Warner Company

A5, A6, A10, B1, B3, B7, B11 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music
A1 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/BMG Music
A2 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Fifth Floor Music, Inc.
A3 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Jobete Music/Warner-Chappell
A4 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/EMI Music Publishing
A7 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Rodney Mathews Music/Zomba Music Publishing
A8, B6 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Four Knights Music, administered by Music Corporation Of America
A9 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Sugar Biscuit/EMI Music Publishing
A11 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Modern Music Pub. Co./Bug Music
B2 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Bridgeport Music, Inc.
B4 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/BMG Music
B5 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Curio Sound/Chelsea Music Publishing Co. Ltd./Warner Bros.
B8 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Bridgeport Music, Inc./Duchess Music Corp./Perk's Music, Inc.
B9 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/Ackee Music, Inc.
B10 Published By Tee Girl Music/MCA Music/PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Bob Marley Music/Almo Irving Music/Cotillion Music/Slave Song Music/t's Still Our Funk Music, administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.

Runouts are stamped except for numbers like "21" and "15" at the end of the string which are etched.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 9031-74358-1 7
  • Barcode (Scanned): 090317435817
  • Label Code: LC 1557
  • Price Code: AS
  • Price Code (France:): WE 391
  • Rights Society (Boxed): GEMA/BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 1): R / S Alsdorf 903 174358-1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 1): R / S Alsdorf 903 174358-1-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 2): R / S Alsdorf 903 174358-1-A 21
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 2): R / S Alsdorf 903 174358-1-B 15

Other Versions (5 of 65) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TBCD 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album, Yel) Tommy Boy TBCD 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
TBC 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(Cass, Album, SR) Tommy Boy TBC 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
TBCD 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album, Club) Tommy Boy TBCD 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
TBCD 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album) Tommy Boy TBCD 1029 US Unknown Sell This Version
9G0431, TBLP 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album) Gasa, Tommy Boy 9G0431, TBLP 1029 Spain 1991 Sell This Version

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