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"Jam Hot" (Acme Music Corporation Records, 1983) is a song written by John E Savas and was the first single by New York City DJ Johnny Dynell. It was released as by Johnny Dynell and New York 88. The group includes Johnny Dynell on lead vocals, Butch Porter on bass, Julio Acosta on congas, and the "Dynells:" Sandi Girl and Jenny Vicci on background vocals.
The song features Johnny Dynell's signature "Jam Hot" rap, "tank fly boss walk jam nitty gritty you're listening to the boy from the big bad city, this is Jam Hot, this is Jam Hot".
Covers and samples
In 1990, Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim and his group Beats International released "Dub Be Good to Me". Dynell's signature rap is used as the most common reference to the song. The song was a hit, spending 4 weeks at number one on the UK singles chart in February 1990. It was the 7th best-selling single of 1990 in the UK. In the U.S., the song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart and #76 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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