While doing a bit of cleanup today (ok, I’m procrastinating), I found this list. I put it together while listening to the archive of Inside Paul’s Boutique a while ago.

I wanted to know how many of the sample tracks I owned. As it turns out, not that many. However, there were quite a few that I wanted. So, I noted them here and forgot about the list. Now that I’ve rediscovered it, I’ll work on adding a few more of these to the library.

Paul’s Boutique Deconstructed

Thank you to KEXP for compiling the base list.

italic = owned, bold = wanted

ARTIST TRACK
Beastie Boys To All The Girls
Idris Muhammad Loran Dance
Beastie Boys Shake Your Rump
Sugarhill Gang 8th Wonder
Funky 4 + 1 That’s The Joint
Ronnie Laws Tell Me Something Good
Rose Royce Yo Yo
James Brown and Afrika Bambaataa Unity Pt. 2 (Because It’s Coming)
Bob Marley and the Wailers Could You Be Loved
Paul Humphrey Super Mellow
Afrika Bambaataa Jazzy Sensation
Led Zeppelin Good Times Bad Times
Harvey Scales Dancing Room Only
Rose Royce 6′ Clock DJ (Let’s Rock)
Rose Royce Born To Love You
Foxy Get Off
Alphonse Mouzon Funky Snakefoot
N/A “bong rip”
Beastie Boys Johnny Ryall
Donny Hathaway Magnificent Sanctuary Band
Pink Floyd One of These Days
Kurtis Blow A.J. Scratch
Jean Knight Mr. Big Stuff
David Bromberg Sharon
Grandwizard Theodore Kevie Kev Rockwell Military Cut-Scratch Mix
Paul McCartney Momma Miss America
Beastie Boys You Gotta Fight For Your Right (To Party)
Cloud One Patty Duke
Beastie Boys Egg Man
Sly and the Family Stone Dance to the Music
Public Enemy You’re Gonna Get Yours
Public Enemy Bring the Noise
Curtis Mayfield Superfly
Lightning Rod Sport
Tower of Power Drop It In The Slot
Bernard Herrmann The Murder
John Williams Main Title (Theme From Jaws
ET – The Extra Terrestrial “scream sample”
Beastie Boys High Plains Drifter
The Eagles Those Shoes
Loggins and Messina Your Momma Don’t Dance
The Ramones Suzie is a Headbanger
The Fatback Band Put Your Love (In My Tender Care)
Isaac Hayes Walk From Regio’s
Beastie Boys The Sounds of Science
Pato Banton Don’t Sniff Coke
The Beatles The End
The Beatles Back In The USSR
Boogie Down Productions My Philosophy
The Beatles When I’m Sixty Four
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
“Famous person’s voice slowed down” “moo”
James Brown Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
Beastie Boys 3-Minute Rule
Sly and the Family Stone Brave & Strong
Fancy Feel Good
non-musical sample ping pong
Beastie Boys Hey Ladies
Commodores Machine Gun
Jeaneatte “Lady” Day Come Let Me Love You
James Brown Funky President
World’s Famous Supreme Team Hey DJ
Sweet Ballroom Blitz
Cameo Shake Your Pants
Kool and the Gang Jungle Boogie
Roger So Ruff, So Tuff
Edwin Starr War
Kurtis Blow Party Time
P-Funk All Stars Pumpin’ It Up (Special Club Mix)
Afrikaa Bambaataa and the Jazzy 5 Jazzy Sensation
Fab Five Freddy Change The Beat (Female Version)
Zapp Heartbreaker (Pt. 1 and 2)
Deep Purple Hush
Beastie Boys 5-Piece Chicken Dinner
Eric Weissberg Shuckin’ The Corn
Beastie Boys 33% God
Beastie Boys Looking Down The Barrel of a Gun
Incredible Bongo Band Last Bongo in Belgium
Mountain Mississippi Queen
Pink Floyd Time
Beastie Boys Car Thief
Funk Factory Rien Ne Va Plus
Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man
The Jackson 5 I’ll Bet You
Max Yasgur Address to the Crowd
Beastie Boys What Comes Around
Led Zeppelin Moby Dick
Gene Harris and the Three Sounds Put On Train
Alice Cooper It’s Hot Tonight
Beastie Boys Shadrach
Sly and the Family Stone Loose Booty
James Brown Funky Drummer
Ballin’ Jack Never Let ‘Em Say
Rose Royce Do Your Dance
Black Oak Arkansas Hot And Nasty
Sugarhill Gang Sugarhill Groove
Funky 4 +1 That’s The Joint
Trouble Funk Say What?
Beastie Boys Ask For Janice
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse a. 59 Christie Street
Burundi Steiphenson Black Burundi Black (Pt. 1)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced?
Cerrone Rocket in the Pocket (live)
Boogie Down Productions My Philosophy
Run-DMC Here We Go (Live at the Funhouse)
Fab Five Freddy Change The Beat (Female Version)
Malcolm McLaren Buffalo Gals
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse b. Get on the Mic
Love Bug Starski At The Fever
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse c. Stop That Train
Scotty Draw Your Brakes
Southside Movement Save The World
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse d. A Year and A Day
Led Zeppelin When The Levee Breaks
The Isley Brothers That Lady
Tower of Power Ebony Jam
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse e. Hello Brooklyn
Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Blues (Live)
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse f. Dropping Names
The Meters Hey A-Pocky Way
Sweet Into the Night
The Crusaders The Well’s Gone Dry
Bob Marley and Dylan Taite Interview 1979
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse g. Lay It On Me
Kool and the Gang Let The Music Take Your Mind
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse h. Mike on the Mic
Love Bug Starski At The Fever
Beastie Boys B-Boy Bouillabaisse i. A.W.O.L.
Chic Good Times
Trouble Funk Good To Go
Idris Muhammad For All The Ladies

Update 2018-09-09: Added Chic’s Good Times, Alphonse Mouzon’s Funky Snakefoot and Rose Royce’s Yo Yo, Born to Love You and 6′ Clock DJ (Let’s Rock).

KEXP Inside Paul's BoutiqueOn July 24, 2015, KEXP played Paul’s Boutique. Really played it. They broke down the Beastie Boys album track by track. In the process they played all 100+ sampled tracks in their entirety. For good measure, they also threw in some B-sides, interviews with the Dust Brothers and other rarities. A Herculean effort, indeed.

I was busy doing something important that day, so I missed the whole thing. Fortunately, all 12 hours of the KEXP Steps Inside Paul’s Boutique broadcast is available to stream.

Like many, I came late to Paul’s Boutique. When Licensed to Ill hit, I wasn’t much of a fan. A few years later, it seemed like every place in Boston–shop, store, bar etc.–was playing Check Your Head. This piqued my interest, so I found a copy of Paul’s Boutique and played the shit out of it. To this day, it is one of my favorite albums.

It’s great to hear the KEXP DJs give this album, and all of the music that went into it, the attention it deserves. KEXP rocks for this and so many other reasons. If you enjoy listening, please consider donating to KEXP.

Photo from KEXP