More Bounce to the Ounce

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"More Bounce to the Ounce"
Zapp - More Bounce to the Ounce single cover.jpg
Single by Zapp
from the album Zapp
B-side "Freedom"[1]
Released 1980 (1980)
Format 12", 7", cassette
Genre R&B, funk
Length 5:14 (single version)
9:25 (album version)
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Roger Troutman[2]
Producer(s)
Zapp singles chronology
"More Bounce to the Ounce"
(1980)
"Be Alright"
(1981)
Zapp track listing
"More Bounce to the Ounce"
(1)
"Freedom"
(2)
All the Greatest Hits track listing
"More Bounce to the Ounce"
(1)
"Be Alright"
(2)

"More Bounce to the Ounce" is a song performed by American funk band Zapp. It is the opening track on their eponymous debut album and serves as the album's first single. The song was written[2] and co-produced[3] by band member Roger Troutman; and it peaked at #86 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1980.[4]

Some songs where this track is sampled[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 86
US Dance Music/Club Play Singles (Billboard)[6] 19
US R&B Singles (Billboard)[6] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Elias, Jason. "All the Greatest Hits - Roger,Zapp - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (August 21, 1982). Top Pop Singles (12th ed.). p. 830.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help);
  5. ^ "Samples of More Bounce to the Ounce by Zapp". whosampled.com. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Zapp - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 

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