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Recorded at Greene Street Recording, New York City; The Music Palace, West Hempstead and Spectrum City Studios, Long Island, New York.

P: Chuck D (Carl Ryder), Keith Shocklee, Hank Shocklee, Eric 'Vietnam' Sadler (The Bomb Squad).

E: Rod Hui, Chris Shaw, Kirk Yano, Nick Sansano, Dan Wood, Steve Loeb, Alan "J.J. Scott" Plotkin, Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin, Mike Bona.

B-Side Wins Again (Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Kool and the Gang. Live at P.J.'s: (De-Lite 1972)-"N.T."

Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos (Instrumental); (Drayton/Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Hayes, Issac. Hot Buttered Soul: (Enterprise 1968)- "Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic"

Wonder, Stevie. Innervisions: (Tamla 1973)-"Living for the City"

(Probably remixed in 1988?)

 

Caught, Can We Get a Witness (Pre Black Steel Ballistic Felony Dub); (Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Barkays, The. Gotta Groove: (Volt 1969)-"Son of Shaft"

Byrd, Bobby. Single (Brownstone 1971)-"Hot Pants. . . I'm Coming, I'm Coming, I'm Coming" (Note: Like the James Brown Jungle Groove scenario, it is possible that many Byrd, Lyn Collins etc. samples came from James Brown's Funky People compilations (Polygram 1986/1988) respectively)

Hayes, Issac. Shaft: (Stax/Enterprise 1971)-"Theme from Shaft"

(Probably remixed in 1988?)

  • Chuck D. -Vocals/Carl Ryder-Producer;
  • Flavor Flav -Vocals;
  • Rod Hui- Mixing;
  • Nick Sansano -Engineer;
  • Christopher Shaw -Engineer;
  • Hank Shocklee - Programming, Producer;
  • Terminator X - Scratching and Turntables;
  • Eric Sadler -Programming, Assistant Producer;
  • Bill Stephney - Production Supervisor;
  • Greg Gordon-Engineer;
  • Keith Shocklee-Producer, Programming;
  • Paul Shabazz (programming);
  • Wizard K-Jee-Scratching
  • Kirk Yano-Mixing;
  • Chris Champion-Engineering Assistant;
  • James Straub-Engineering Assistant;
  • Tom Conway-Engineering Assistant;
  • Jody Clay-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Harrington-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Patillo-Engineering Assistant;
  • Kamarra Alford-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dan Wood-Mixing;
  • Steve Loeb-Mixing;
  • Alan "J.J. Scott"Plotkin-Mixing;
  • Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin-Mixing;
  • Mike Bona-Mixing;

Single Release: Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos (Radio Version);Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos (Instrumental);Too Much Posse; Caught, Can We Get a Witness (Pre Black Steel Ballistic Felony Dub);B-Side Wins Again

Def Jam/Columbia (68216)

 

Recorded at Greene Street Recording, New York City; The Music Palace, West Hempstead and Spectrum City Studios, Long Island, New York

P: Chuck D (Carl Ryder), Keith Shocklee, Hank Shocklee, Eric 'Vietnam' Sadler (The Bomb Squad). E: Rod Hui Chris Shaw, Kirk Yano, Nick Sansano, Dan Wood, Steve Loeb, Alan "J.J. Scott" Plotkin, Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin, Mike Bona.

Unique Recording, New York City

Extended Version of 'Fight The Power': E: Terrence Smith, Shayne Sealy

Fight The Power (Extended Version)(Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Bambaataa, Afrika & Soulsonic Force (Tommy Boy 1982)-"Planet Rock"

Brown, James. Single (King 1969)-"Funky Drummer"

Brown, James. Single and Reality: (Polydor 1975)-"Funky President"

Byrd, Bobby. I Need Help: (King 1970)-"I Know You Got Soul"

J.B.'s The. Food for Thought: (People 1972)-'Hot Pants Road' (although possibly sampled from the James Brown Funky People compilation)(One of the most creative samples ever in my opinion...)

  • Saxophone-Branford Marsalis

Fight The Power (Radio Edit)(Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Bambaataa, Afrika & Soulsonic Force (Tommy Boy 1982)-"Planet Rock"

Brown, James. Single (King 1969)-"Funky Drummer"

Brown, James. Single and Reality: (Polydor 1975)-"Funky President"

Byrd, Bobby. I Need Help: (King 1970)-"I Know You Got Soul"

J.B.'s The. Food for Thought: (People 1972)-'Hot Pants Road' (although possibly sampled from the James Brown Funky People compilation)

  • Saxophone-Branford Marsalis

Fight The Power (Flavor Flav Meets Spike Lee)(Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Known Samples Used:

Bambaataa, Afrika & Soulsonic Force (Tommy Boy 1982)-"Planet Rock"

Brown, James. Single (King 1969)-"Funky Drummer"

Brown, James. Single and Reality: (Polydor 1975)-"Funky President"

Byrd, Bobby. I Need Help: (King 1970)-"I Know You Got Soul"

J.B.'s The. Food for Thought: (People 1972)-'Hot Pants Road' (although possibly sampled from the James Brown Funky People compilation)(One of the most creative samples ever in my opinion...)

  • Saxophone-Branford Marsalis

Fight The Power (Powersax) (AKA Powersaxx) (Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Bambaataa, Afrika & Soulsonic Force (Tommy Boy 1982)-"Planet Rock"

Brown, James. Single (King 1969)-"Funky Drummer"

Brown, James. Single and Reality: (Polydor 1975)-"Funky President"

Byrd, Bobby. I Need Help: (King 1970)-"I Know You Got Soul"

J.B.'s The. Food for Thought: (People 1972)-'Hot Pants Road' (although possibly sampled from the James Brown Funky People compilation)

  • Saxophone-Branford Marsalis

 

  • Chuck D. -Vocals/Carl Ryder-Producer;
  • Flavor Flav -Vocals;
  • Rod Hui- Mixing;
  • Nick Sansano -Engineer;
  • Christopher Shaw -Engineer;
  • Hank Shocklee - Programming, Producer;
  • Terminator X - Scratching and Turntables;
  • Eric Sadler -Programming, Assistant Producer;
  • Bill Stephney - Production Supervisor;
  • Greg Gordon-Engineer;
  • Keith Shocklee-Producer, Programming;
  • Paul Shabazz (programming);
  • Wizard K-Jee-Scratching
  • Kirk Yano-Mixing;
  • Branford Marsalis-Saxophone;
  • Chris Champion-Engineering Assistant;
  • James Straub-Engineering Assistant;
  • Tom Conway-Engineering Assistant;
  • Jody Clay-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Harrington-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Patillo-Engineering Assistant;
  • Kamarra Alford-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dan Wood-Mixing;
  • Steve Loeb-Mixing;
  • Alan "J.J. Scott"Plotkin-Mixing;
  • Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin-Mixing;
  • Mike Bona-Mixing;

Single Release: Fight The Power (Extended Version); Fight The Power (Radio Edit); Fight The Power (Flavor Flav Meets Spike Lee);Fight The Power (Powersax)

Motown (17878)

 

Recorded at Greene Street Recording, New York City; The Music Palace, West Hempstead and Spectrum City Studios, Long Island, New York.

 

P: Chuck D (Carl Ryder), Keith Shocklee, Hank Shocklee, Eric 'Vietnam' Sadler (The Bomb Squad). E: Rod Hui Chris Shaw, Kirk Yano, Nick Sansano, Dan Wood, Steve Loeb, Alan "J.J.Scott"Plotkin, Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin, Mike Bona.

Welcome To The Terrordome (Vocal)(Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Brown, James. Cold Sweat: (King 1967)-"Cold Sweat"

Brown, James. Single (King 1970)- "Get Up, Get into It, Get Involved" (NOTE: probably 'James Brown in the Jungle Groove' compilation though)

Brown, James. James Brown In the Jungle Groove (Reissue Compilation): (Polydor 1986)-"Give it Up or Turnit a Loose" (Remix)/Also possibly: Sex Machine (King, 1970) (original fake audience overdub version)

Instant Funk. Instant Funk: (Salsoul 1979)- "I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get it Girl)"

Kool and the Gang. Wild and Peaceful (De-Lite 1973)-'Jungle Boogie'

Monk, T.S. House of Music: (Mirage 1980)-"Bon Bon Vie"

Temptations, The. Psychedelic Shack: (Motown 1970)-"Psychedelic Shack"

Terrorbeat

Known Samples Used:

Brown, James. Cold Sweat: (King 1967)-"Cold Sweat"

Brown, James. Single (King 1970)- "Get Up, Get into It, Get Involved" (NOTE: probably 'James Brown in the Jungle Groove' compilation though)

Brown, James. James Brown In the Jungle Groove (Reissue Compilation): (Polydor 1986)-"Give it Up or Turnit a Loose" (Remix)/Also possibly: Sex Machine (King, 1970) (original fake audience overdub version)

Instant Funk. Instant Funk: (Salsoul 1979)- "I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get it Girl)"

Kool and the Gang. Wild and Peaceful (De-Lite 1973)-'Jungle Boogie'

Monk, T.S. House of Music: (Mirage 1980)-"Bon Bon Vie"

My thanks to C-Doc, 'cause I am missing this PE joint. '...Terrorbeat is a stripped down version of the song...been a long time since I heard it...just the drum track and some sparse samples...doesn't have that main Temptations loop though....I remember that...' From the Warhammer...

 

Flavor Flav

Again thanks to C-Doc The Warhammer for information on 'Flavor Flav'...'FLAVOR FLAV is about 15 seconds of Flav saying YEAHH BOYEEE...with some scratching over it...'

 

Welcome To The Terrordome (Terrormental)(Ridenhour/Sadler/Shocklee);

Known Samples Used:

Brown, James. Cold Sweat: (King 1967)-"Cold Sweat"

Brown, James. Single (King 1970)- "Get Up, Get into It, Get Involved" (NOTE: probably 'James Brown in the Jungle Groove' compilation though)

Brown, James. James Brown In the Jungle Groove (Reissue Compilation): (Polydor 1986)-"Give it Up or Turnit a Loose" (Remix)/Also possibly: Sex Machine (King, 1970) (original fake audience overdub version)

Instant Funk. Instant Funk: (Salsoul 1979)- "I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get it Girl)"

Kool and the Gang. Wild and Peaceful (De-Lite 1973)-'Jungle Boogie'

Monk, T.S. House of Music: (Mirage 1980)-"Bon Bon Vie"

Temptations, The. Psychedelic Shack: (Motown 1970)-"Psychedelic Shack"

  • Chuck D. -Vocals/Carl Ryder-Producer;
  • Flavor Flav -Vocals;
  • Rod Hui- Mixing;
  • Nick Sansano -Engineer;
  • Christopher Shaw -Engineer;
  • Hank Shocklee - Programming, Producer;
  • Terminator X - Scratching and Turntables;
  • Eric Sadler -Programming, Assistant Producer;
  • Bill Stephney - Production Supervisor;
  • Greg Gordon-Engineer;
  • Keith Shocklee-Producer, Programming;
  • Paul Shabazz (programming);
  • Wizard K-Jee-Scratching
  • Kirk Yano-Mixing;
  • Chris Champion-Engineering Assistant;
  • James Straub-Engineering Assistant;
  • Tom Conway-Engineering Assistant;
  • Jody Clay-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Harrington-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dave Patillo-Engineering Assistant;
  • Kamarra Alford-Engineering Assistant;
  • Dan Wood-Mixing;
  • Steve Loeb-Mixing;
  • Alan "J.J. Scott"Plotkin-Mixing;
  • Paul "Pauley Paul" Eulin-Mixing;
  • Mike Bona-Mixing;

27 December 1989

Single Release: Welcome To The Terrordome (Vocal); Terrorbeat; Flavor Flav; Welcome To The Terrordome (Terrormental)

Def Jam/CBS/Columbia (73135)