Dee Patten ‎– Who's The Bad Man

Label:
Hard Hands ‎– HAND 003T
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM
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Tracklist

A Who's The Bad Man (Sound System Mix)
B1 Who's The Bad Man (Dub Wise Vocal)
B2 Who's The Bad Man (Dub Wise Instrumental)

Notes

Contains a sample, spoken by Jimmy Cliff from the Film 'The Harder They Come'.
A side plays @ 45RPM.
B side plays @ 33RPM.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 016557 060362

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HAND 003T Dee Patten Who's The Bad Man(12", Promo, W/Lbl, Sta) Hard Hands HAND 003T UK 1992 Sell This Version
FCT - 12002 Dee Patten Who's The Bad Man?(12", Unofficial, W/Lbl) FCT White FCT - 12002 UK 1992 Sell This Version
HGCD19 Dee Patten Who's The Bad Man?(CD, Single, Promo, Car) Higher Ground, Hard Hands HGCD19 UK 1998 Sell This Version
HIGHS15T Dee Patten Who's The Bad Man?(12", Single) Higher Ground HIGHS15T UK 1999 Sell This Version
NAD 1 Dee Patten Who's The Badman (NBP Crew Remixes)(12", Unofficial, W/Lbl, Sti) Not On Label (Dee Patten) NAD 1 UK 2002 Sell This Version

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dsyn2spin

dsyn2spin

August 8, 2018
Some of the remixes are decent enough, but at the end of the day
it's still the original version that I like best.
paddiosf

paddiosf

April 5, 2018
This was one of my favorites from the breakbeat era of the early 90’s !!!
masquollective

masquollective

June 11, 2016
vocal lifted from The Harder They Come, the 1972 Jamaican exploitation movie.Some film!
Mockinha

Mockinha

November 27, 2013
who's the batman?
medhed

medhed

July 26, 2013
Awesome track! I have a version on a white label I got from HTFR with 4 other tracks on it, but not sure if its anything good or not. Anyone seen this before?
strawlana

strawlana

December 10, 2011
edited over 8 years ago
its just that bassline :)
tatman303

tatman303

August 14, 2010

‘Who’s the bad man? utilizes the old ‘Incredible bongo band’s Apache’ break to its’ full potential, and with cut up old school reggae dancehall session vocals thrown in for good measure. Every part of this track works well, all basically coming together in perfect harmony, dub stabs add to the overall effect. The only question is this, what sort of a track is this? Dub, reggae, hip hop, breakbeat, or possibly even house, track this baby down and you decide, either way you won’t be disappointed.
d23

d23

January 10, 2005
edited over 15 years ago

This track was first released on a white label and it did virtually nothing. Then it was picked up by the Leftfield owned 'Hard Hands' and proceeded to destroy dancefloors all over the place.

Quite simply this has one of the fattest examples of the Apache breakbeat you are ever likely to hear and one of the best 'dubby' bass lines ever.