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Look Who’s Burnin’

I’m going to post one last track that sampled Stanley Turrentine‘s Sister Sanctified, from Ice Cube‘s second full length solo album Death Certificate. Since it’s Friday, some of you who don’t know this song might think Look Who’s Burnin’ is about smoking blunts or some shit like that. It’s not. It’s a cautionary track warning of the dangers of STIs. […]

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Soul In The Hole

Continuing with tracks that sampled Stanley Turrentine‘s Sister Sanctified, here is a track from 3rd Bass‘ debut, The Cactus Album. As an individual track, it’s probably not the best example of their work, but when heard in context when listening to the album,  it adds to the kaleidoscopic feel of the greatly satisfying whole. If the embedded audio player doesn’t […]

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My Philosophy

As I mentioned yesterday, this is one of many tracks that sampled Stanley Turrentine‘s Sister Sanctified. For my money, it’s also the best. From Boogie Down Productions‘ second album, By All Means Necessary, My Philosophy sums up the transition KRS-One went through after the murder of his best friend, Scott La Rock; from defiant rebel to social commentator and later, […]

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Sister Sanctified

This is a classic jazz track by Stanley Turrentine, from his 1972 album, Cherry. Hip hop fans might recognize it, as it’s been sampled by artists including 3rd Bass, Grandmaster Caz, Ice Cube, and most notably by KRS-One on the landmark My Philosophy, which I’ll post tomorrow. If the embedded audio player doesn’t load, click to listen to Sister Sanctified […]

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Dancing With Myself

I debated throwing up another Billy Idol song, since it’s only been three weeks since I put one up. This is a classic of the masturbation music sub genre, yet it’s been covered by kids’ shows ranging from Kids Incorporated to Glee, as well as myriad other artists. The video embedded below, directed by Tobe Hooper, also seems to be primary […]

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Icicle

Here’s a masturbation song that I’m sure you’ll agree is suitable for Sunday. It’s from Tori Amos‘ second album, Under The Pink, which is not only a great album musically, but was great for hooking up with women around 20 years ago. On a personal note, I actually hadn’t heard this song in years because I’m pretty sure my CD […]

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I Touch Myself

I was going to dedicate this one to someone, but wasn’t sure it would be appropriate. I don’t really know her; she’s someone I run into in the neighborhood once in a while and have small talk with. Nothing very deep or probing. For example, the other day I found out what her mother’s favorite ice cream is and when […]