Derek B ‎– Get Down

Music Of Life ‎– NOTE 007
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM


A1 Get Down (Extended Remix) 5:40
A2 Get Down (Drumapella) 4:20
B1 Get Down (Lindens Dirty Dub) 5:00
B2 Get Down (Instrumental) 4:30

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Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PRO-5170 Derek B Get Down(7", Promo) Profile Records PRO-5170 US 1988 Sell This Version
PRO-7170 Derek B Get Down(12") Profile Records PRO-7170 US 1988 Sell This Version
7 NOTE 007 Derek B Get Down(7") Music Of Life 7 NOTE 007 UK 1987 Sell This Version
none Derek B Get Down(Acetate, 12", S/Sided) Not On Label none UK 1987 Sell This Version
NOTE 007 R Derek B Get Down(12", W/Lbl) Music Of Life NOTE 007 R UK 1987 Sell This Version



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September 20, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
Great tune!

Way back in '87, I was about to set off for work (or possibly college) first thing in the morning, and one of Radio One's DJs played this, clearly having never played it before. Then he got to the "naughty" bit, and hurriedly ripped the record off the turntable, saying something like "err, well, that's enough of that one!" with great embarrassment! Haha! Truly a sucker DJ, lol.

Derek B was never as hardcore as Asher D & Daddy Freddy, Hijack, London Posse and many other early UK hip-hop artists, but he sure knew how to make a good tune. And he was (iirc) the first British rapper to have a hit record; you may not necessarily like his tunes, but he deserves his place in UKHH history for that alone.