De La Soul ‎– De La Soul Is Dead

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Tommy Boy ‎– TB 1029
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A1 Intro
Voice [Jeff] – Jeff (32)Voice [Playground Honeys] – Alexis (24), Caitlin (2), Christine (47), Donnis (2), Tiffany (22)Voice [Playground Roughnecks] – D.J. Aub, Maseo, Mista LawngeWritten-By – C. Johns*, L. Farrow*
2:14
A2 Oodles Of O's
Written-By – T. Waits*
3:31
A3 Talkin' Bout Hey Love
Vocals [Heyish Riffin'] – Tesha SillsVocals [Heyish Singing] – Ann RobertsWritten-By – C. Paul*, M Broadnax*, S. Gainsbourg*, S. Wonder*
2:27
A4 Pease Porridge
Voice [Fight 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 LeeteWritten-By – A. Goodhart*, A. Hoffman*, B. Birthright*, H. Magidson*
5:02
A5 Skit 1
Voice [Playground Roughnecks] – D.J. Aub, Maseo, Mista Lawnge
0:25
A6 Johnny's Dead AKA Vincent Mason (Live From The BK Lounge) 1:57
A7 A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
Vocals [Disco Diva Singer] – Vinia MojicaVoice [Wrms Personality] – Russell SimmonsWritten-By – J. Davis*, R. Mathews*
4:02
A8 WRMS' Dedication To The Bitty
Written-By – J. Sample*
0:46
A9 Bitties In The BK Lounge
Voice [Bitties] – Almond Joy, Jenette*, Monique (5), Naima (3), Tonya (2)Voice [Wrms Personality] – Baby Chris*Written-By – K. Nix*, O.K. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
5:40
A10 Skit 2 0:31
A11 Let, Let Me In
Written-By – B. Birthright*, B. McCracken*, J. Moore*, L. Fulson*, 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 [Bass Player] – Ardic SeamanWritten-By – G. Clinton*, G. Cook*
4:10
B3 Skit 3
Voice [Playground Roughnecks] – D.J. Aub, Maseo, Mista Lawnge
0:33
B4 Pass The Plugs
Rap [Uncredited] – Prince PaulWritten-By – W. Smith*, E. Wright*, J. Perry (2)
3:30
B5 Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
Written-By – C. Bobbit*, Curiosity, Glenn Skinner, J. Brown*, J. Starks*
5:06
B6 WRMS: Cat's In Control
Voice [Sexy One-night-stand Radio Personality] – Cat JacksonWritten-By – J. Sample*
0:34
B7 Skit 4
Voice [Playground Roughnecks] – D.J. Aub, Maseo, Mista Lawnge
0:12
B8 Shwingalokate
Written-By – B. Nelson*, G. Clinton*, K. McCord*
4:14
B9 Fanatic Of The B Word
Rap [Uncredited] – DresVocals [Uncredited] – Huey Love*, Lucien, Mista LawngeVoice [Zooted Vocal Intro] – Mike "Dreddy Bear" G*Written-By – A. Titus*, D. Kinsey*, M. Jones*, R. Kinsey*
4:09
B10 Keepin' The Faith
Written-By – B. Marley*, D. Webster*, M. Adams*, M. Hicks*, R. Turner*, R. Temperton*, S. Young*, S. Arrington*, T. Lockett*
4:45
B11 Skit 5
Voice [Playground Roughnecks] – D.J. Aub, Maseo, Mista Lawnge
0:32

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Direct Metal Mastering (DMM)

All boring tracks recorded at Calliope Productions.
Mixed at Battery Studios and Island Media.
Mastered at Hit Factory, New York.

Samples:

Talkin' Bout Hey Love
Talkin' Bout Hey Love by Stevie Wonder
Les Oubliettes by Serge Gainsbourg

Pease Porridge
Pease Porridge & Finger Fun by Rhythm & Rhyme (see Sharron Lucky - Rhythm And Rhyme)
Black Eyed Susan Brown by Brother Bones

A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays
Evil Vibrations by Mighty Ryeders (Misspelled "Mighty Ryders")
Grease by Frankie Valli
Saturday In The Park by Chicago (2)
Light My Fire by Young Holt Unlimited

WRMS' Dedication To The Bitty
In All My Wildest Dreams by Joe Sample

Bitties In The BK Lounge
No Frills by Taana Gardner
It's Your Thing by Lou Donaldson

Let, Let Me In
Tramp by Lowell Fulson
At My Front Door by The El Dorados
The Three Little Pigs (Houghton-Mifflin)

Millie Pulled A Pistol On Santa
I'll Stay & Mommy, What's A Funkadelic by Funkadelic

Pass The Plugs
Oops, Here I Go Again by Edna Wright

Not Over Till The Fat Lady Plays The Demo
En Melody by Serge Gainsbourg

Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
Help Is On The Way by The Whatnauts
Pass The Peas by The J.B.'s

Shwingalokate
Mr. Groove by One Way
Placebo Syndrome by Parliament

Fanatic Of The B Word
Freedom by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

Keepin' The Faith
Could You Be Loved by Bob Marley
Sign Of The Times by Bob James

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 16998-10 1 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side a): TB 1029 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side b): TB 1029 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side a etched): TB1029-ARE2 DMM SP1-2 ESH HIT FACORY COIN
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side b etched): TB 1029 B-3-DMM 4 26-01 SP1-1
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 58) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TBLP 1029, TB 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(LP, Album) Tommy Boy, Tommy Boy TBLP 1029, TB 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
TBCD 1029 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album, Yel) Tommy Boy TBCD 1029 US 1991 Sell This Version
661 111 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(LP, Album) Fnac Music 661 111 France 1991 Sell This Version
662111 De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead(CD, Album) Fnac Music 662111 France 1991 Sell This Version
MG 1373 De La Soul Is Dead (part 1)(Cass, Album, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 1373 Poland 1991 Sell This Version

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