Yeah! Woo! by DixonD

Champion(s):

DoyleE
Oscar Wilde said, "One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead." I should've been the one to get to say that.


Runner(s)-Up:

Matto


Quiz Description

The 1972 Lyn Collins song "Think (About It)", produced by James Brown, was the source of one of the most-sampled breaks in music, usually known as the "Yeah! Woo!" break.

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Questions:

The "Yeah!" is James Brown, but name the person who provides the "Woo!", and who is credited with discovering James Brown, hiring him as the vocalist for his group The (Famous) Flames?

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Bobby Byrd

The sample is probably best known for its use in a hiphop duo's 1988 hit, "It Takes Two". Name either member of this duo.

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Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock

(Two answers required.) The song in Question 2 was covered acapella in 2015 by what late-night talk show host and his guest, who was promoting his movie Focus?

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Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith

Name the monocular rapper who used this sample in his track "Children's Story", also released in 1988.

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Slick Rick

What singer used the sample in her 1992 track, "Bye Bye Baby"?

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Madonna

Part of the sample can be heard faintly in the background of what Miley Cyrus hit?

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We Can't Stop

This glitchy track, "The Illness", is by what electronic musician (real name Miguel Trost De Pedro), whose musical pseudonym was derived from the model number of a Roland drum machine popular in the 1980s?

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Kid606

What British grime artist went "old skool" with a sample of Question 2 in this track from 2007?

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Dizzee Rascal

Katy Perry used the sample near the end of this song, which was originally a hit from the album Play Deep by what band in 1985?

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The Outfield ("Your Love")

Name the band founded by former Clash member Mick Jones which used the sample in this track.

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Big Audio Dynamite

The sample is time-stretched and chopped up in this track, "Gentleman", by what Canadian breakcore artist (aka Aaron Funk)? (edited at 2:34 am, March 7, 2016 (EST))

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Venetian Snares

The sample was also used in the theme song for a TV show hosted by what science educator, author of Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation?

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Bill Nye