Let's Make a New Dope Deal

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Let's Make a New Dope Deal
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Studio album by
Released1980
GenreComedy
Length44:25
LabelWarner Bros./ WEA
Cheech & Chong chronology
Up in Smoke
(1979)
Let's Make a New Dope Deal
(1980)
Get Out of My Room
(1985)
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Let's Make a New Dope Deal is a 1980 comedy album recorded by Cheech & Chong. Originally released on LP, 8-track and cassette in 1980, the long out-of-print album was finally released on CD on November 15, 2005, along with another long-awaited out-of-print (since the early 1990s) album, Sleeping Beauty.

A single for "Bloat On", a parody of "Float On" by R&B group The Floaters was released with a non-album B-side entitled "Just Say 'Right On'" with a picture sleeve depicting animated overweight versions of Cheech and Chong. This was originally released in 1977 on the Ode label, which had switched distribution from A&M to Epic/CBS, and was produced by Lou Adler. The rest of the album may have been recorded shortly before filming began for Up In Smoke, with then-current references to Peter Frampton, punk rock, and Star Wars noticeable during some of the routines.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Queer Wars"4:21
2."Disco Disco"3:11
3."China Town"5:55
4."Rainbow Bar & Grill"2:40
5."Bloat On"5:00
Side 2
No.TitleLength
1."Dork Radio"4:36
2."Let's Make a New Dope Deal"5:34
3."Acupuncture"5:03
4."Moe Money / Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"5:20
5."17th American Tour"3:02