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Fatback*You're My Candy Sweet / King Tim III (Personality Jock)

Label:Spring Records – SP-D-402
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Single, Stereo, Light Green Label Uppers
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Hip Hop, Funk / Soul
Style:Funk, Disco

Tracklist

AYou're My Candy Sweet
Written-ByBill Curtis, Gerry Thomas
7:04
BKing Tim III (Personality Jock)
Written-ByBill Curtis, Fred Demery
6:13
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Notes

In his book 'The Rap Records' Freddy Fresh says this was the 'second rap 12" first on radio'.

This version has light green label uppers and different text layout to another version You're My Candy Sweet / King Tim III (Personality Jock) which has dark green label uppers.

All parts of matrix string are etched except for "STERLING" and "ᐉ", which are stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Pressing Plant ID (Plant ID Printed On Label Ring Text): 53
  • Pressing Plant ID (Stamped in runout areas):
  • Other (Intl. #): 2141 160
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): 79 NP 4364
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): 79 NP 4365
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching (Variant 1)): A-2 ᐉ SP-D-402-79NP-4364-S-K STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching (Variant 1)): A-1 ᐉ SP-D-402-79NP-4365-S-K STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout Etching (Variant 2)): A-2 ᐉ SP-D-402-79NP-4364-S-K STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout Etching (Variant 2)): S̶P̶-̶D̶-̶4̶0̶2̶-̶7̶9̶N̶P̶-̶4̶3̶6̶4̶-̶S̶-̶K̶ A-2 ᐉ SP-D-402-79NP-4365-S-K STERLING

Other Versions (5 of 15)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
You're My Candy Sweet / King Tim III (Personality Jock) (7", 45 RPM, Single, Styrene, Stereo, Pitman Pressing)Spring RecordsSP 199US1979
King Tim III (Personality Jock) (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo, Stereo)Spring RecordsSP-D-402US1979
Recently Edited
You're My Candy Sweet (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo, Stereo)Spring Records, Spring RecordsSP-D-402, 2141 160US1979
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You're My Candy Sweet / King Tim III (Personality Jock) (7", 45 RPM)Polydor, Spring RecordsPOSP 78UK1979
New Submission
You're My Candy Sweet (7", 45 RPM, Promo, Styrene, Pitman Pressing)Spring Records, Spring RecordsSP 199, 2095 103US1979

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  • boogaloo123's avatar
    boogaloo123
    Controversially regarded as the first mainstream rap single. "King Tim III (Personality Jock)" by The Fatback Band was released a few weeks before Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight".

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