3 Feet High and Rising opens with this skit featuring De la Soul as contestants on a game show. "'Intro', the game show thing, the idea cropped up when we were mixing down, the recording supposedly finished," Posdnuos explained to Melody Maker."I don't even remember how that track with all the whispering on it came about. I guess we were just buggin' out, started the tape rolling and there it was."
The lyrics for Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" were based on actual events relating to his daughter Judy's sweet 16 party. The teenager threw a tantrum and burst into tears when her mum and dad insisted that her grandparents had to be invited.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.