THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
217-Fatback Band-Yum Yum(Gimme Some.)
1975-Number 40 single.
Best Bit-At 0.01.The lyrics tell us that the singer likes ice cream and chips but most of all he likes the girls.Let me assure you I have chosen this song for it’s exceptional Funky music and not for it’s lyrical content.
The Fatback Band(see also best songs 798) were formed in New York City in 1970 by Bill Curtis,in 1977 they changed their name to simply ‘Fatback.’
Between 1972-2003 they released 24 studio Albums,’Yum Yum’ is the title track of their fifth release in 1975.In their native America they never managed to break in to the Billboard singles chart,but in the UK they achieved six top 40 singles with the most successful being ‘I Found Lovin” reaching Number 7 in 1987.
The Fatback Band are also famous for releasing the first ever commercially available to buy ‘Rap,Hip-Hop’ single in October 1979 a full week before the Sugarhill Gangs ‘Rappers Delight.’The song was called ‘King Tim 111(Personality Jock’) featuring the ‘Old School Rapping’ of Tim Washington.
‘I like ice cream I like chips,but most of all I like the girls for good sleeps.’
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