Entries Tagged ‘Bob James’

Bob James – Take me to the Mardi Gras

Last week I discussed The Power (1990) by Snap!. Among others it samples The King of Beats (1988) by Mantronix. Silly, cause the whole track by Mantronix is a collection of various (now famous and over-used) samples such as (among others) Kool & the Gang’s Jungle Jazz (1975), the Amen-break and Pleasure’s Celebrate the Good […]



Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy

Going to do an easy one this week, since I got lost in a swamp of sample connections yesterday. In 1991 Massive Attack was temporarily named just ‘Massive‘ due to the outbreak of the Gulf War. Under that name they released Unfinished Sympathy. While a lot of the budget of the album went into the […]



Bob James – Sign of the Times

A particular song by Bob James, Nautilus, has been sampled by dozens of hiphop (and other) artists. Since this post would be too long if I went into the entire list, there’s another song I want to focus on: Sing of the Times from 1981. It first re-appeared as a sampled in the 1991 De […]



  
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