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The Message

   Artist: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Label: Sugar Hill
Orig. Released: 1982
Catalog No.: LPSHIL268
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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Description
"the debut studio album of the American hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, released in 1982 on Sugar Hill Records. It is considered one of the most prominent records in the history of hip-hop music with its most notable single being "The Message," which is often listed as one of the most influential hip-hop songs."

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Track Titles
1. "She's Fresh" --- 4:57
* Contains samples from "It's Just Begun" by The Jimmy Castor Bunch
* Contains samples from "Lovomaniacs (Sex)" by Boobie Knight
2. "It's Nasty" --- 4:19
* Contains samples from "Genius of Love" by Tom Tom Club
3. "Scorpio" --- 4:55
4. "It's a Shame" --- 4:57
* Contains samples from "Mt. Airy Groove" by Pieces of a Dream

1. "Dreamin'" --- 5:47
2. "You Are" --- 4:51
3. "The Message" --- 7:11


 

Liner Notes
SPECIAL THANKS TO: THE CREATOR GOD, OUR PARENTS, MRS. ROBINSON, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., STEVIE WONDER, RICK & TINA, SUGAR RAY LEONARD AND MOHAMMED ALI FOR GIVING US THE FIGHTING SPIRIT AND TO ALL OUR DEDICATED FANS PLUS THE TALENTED MUSICIANS WHO WORKED WITH US. EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL THE LADIES. GRANDMASTER FLASH & THE FURIOUS FIVE THANKS TO "WILLIE" & DUKE BOOTEE PRODUCED BY SYLVIA, INC. & JIGGSAW PRODUCTIONS ENGINEERED BY STEVE JEROME & NINA RHODES MIXED BY SYLVIA & JIGGS CHASE & STEVE JEROME RECORDED AT SWEET MOUNTAIN STUDIOS CONCEPT BY SYLVIA ROBINSON PHOTOGRAPHY FRONT AND BACK: HEMU AGGARWAL ALBUM DESIGN AND PRODUCTION: AQ GRAPHICS, INC.
Musicians
BASS - DOUG WIMBISH GUITAR - SKIP MCDONALD PROPHET, REGGIE GRIFFIN, JIGGS, SYLVIA KEYBOARDS - GARY HENRY, DWAIN MITCHELL DRUMS - KEITH LEBLANCE PERCUSSION - ED FLETCHER BRASS - CHOPS HORN SECTION
 
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