Greatest Messages

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Greatest Messages
Compilation album by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
Released January 1, 1984
Genre Hip-hop
Label Sugar Hill/MCA Records
SH-9121
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five chronology
The Message
(1982)
Greatest Messages
(1984)
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
(1985)
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Greatest Messages is a compilation album release by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five (On The Strength is their official second album). It was released in January 1984, and it is a compilation of their Sugar Hill Records hit singles including "The Message". Over half of the tracks were single-only releases prior to this compilation. Singles from Melle Mel are also on this compilation.

The jacket, labels, and liners of this recording incorrectly pluralize the title as "Greatest Message's".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Freedom"
  2. "The Birthday Party"
  3. "Flash To The Beat"
  4. "It's Nasty (Genius of Love)"
  5. "The Message"
  6. "Scorpio"
  7. "Message II (Survival)"
  8. "New York New York"

Tracks 4-6 appear on the 1982 album The Message