Do Fries Go with That Shake?
|"Do Fries Go With That Shake?"|
|Single by George Clinton|
|from the album R&B Skeletons in the Closet|
|B-side||"Pleasures of Exhaustion"|
|Released||April 15, 1986|
|Format||7" single and 12" single|
|Length||5:57 (album version)
10:15 (extended version)
|Writer(s)||George Clinton, Steve Washington, Sheila Washington|
|Producer(s)||George Clinton, Steve Washington|
|George Clinton singles chronology|
"Do Fries Go with That Shake?" is a song by Parliament-Funkadelic leader George Clinton. The song was released in 1986 by Capitol Records and was originally featured on the album R&B Skeletons in the Closet.
|UK Singles Chart||57|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||13|
The music video for this song is an all-black variant of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, where an evil fast food restaurant boss of Flooky's discovers that one of her fry cooks (George Clinton) is smitten with another woman he met at a night club and becomes jealous. The "fly girl" has also taken her place as "the fairest one of all" according to the magic mirror in the bathroom. In retaliation, when the woman and her best friend come to Flooky's to see Clinton and eat, the boss laces the woman's order of fries with powdered rat poison. The woman takes a bite of the poisoned fries and falls into a deep sleep, sending her into a surreal world where Clinton and the fly girls are trapped inside a large chocolate milkshake and the boss is trying to slurp them up through the straw. Before the dream can continue, the woman wakes up to George Clinton kissing her and breaking the sleeping spell.
- Vocalists: George Clinton, Sheila Horne
- Bass, Drum Programming, Trumpet, Keyboards: Steve Washington
- Guitars: Andre Williams, DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight
- Joel Whitburn's Top R&B Singles 1942-1995 (Record Research Inc.)