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The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (1979)

September 16, 2012 Leave a comment

A towering record in the history of popular music.

Sampling the classic bassline from Chic’s perfect “Good Times”, The Sugarhill Gang launch hip hop/rap into the pop music mainstream.

Remember like yesterday listening to this on AM radio in 1979.

There were various versions but the 14 minute “long version” is the one. Simply never flags over quarter of an hour and the only problem is that you wish it could go on even longer.

The full 14 minute version ….

 

 

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