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Album: House Of PainReleased: 1992Charted:
Initially this song samples Bob and Earl's "Harlem Shuffle
," then later on it borrows elements from a number of other tracks including "Tramp" by Lowell Fulsome, "Get Off" by Prince and "You're No Good" by Harvey Arverne.
Amy Winehouse borrowed the bass line from "Jump Around" for her 2007 single "You Know I'm No Good."
This song is frequently used for commercials and to gee up crowds at sporting events.
This was featured in the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire. It's also been used in Happy Gilmore and Black Hawk Down.
House Of Pain were a Hip-Hop group formed in Los Angeles by Erik "Everlast" Schrody, "Danny Boy" O'Connor and Leor "DJ Lethal." This song is what House Of Pain is best known for, however after they spilt in 1996 Everlast enjoyed some solo success (including the hit "What It's Like
") and DJ Lethal similarly as a member of the band Limp Bizkit.
This song is used on the TV show My Name is Earl, in which a stripper named Catalina dances to it by jumping up and down. (thanks, David - La Mirada, CA)
That squeal that kicks up the energy of this song is a saxophone sample from "Shoot Your Shot" by Jr. Walker and the All Stars. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)