My Vinyl Weighs a Ton

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My Vinyl Weighs a Ton
Studio album by Peanut Butter Wolf
Released January 18, 1999 (1999-01-18)[1]
Genre Hip hop
Length 67:02
Label Stones Throw Records
Copasetik Records
Producer Peanut Butter Wolf
DJ Design
Peanut Butter Wolf chronology
Lunar Props
My Vinyl Weighs a Ton
My Vinyl Weighs a Ton Instrumentals
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
CMJ New Music Report (favorable)[2]
NME (6/10)[3]
Robert Christgau (neither)[4]

My Vinyl Weighs a Ton is the first solo album by American hip hop producer and disc jockey Peanut Butter Wolf. It was released in 1999 on his own label, Stones Throw Records, in conjunction with Copasetik Records.

The album reached #1 on KTUH's charts on the week of March 1, 1999.[5] In 2015, it was chosen by Fact as one of the Best Indie Hip-Hop Records of All Time.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Sit Down Shut Up"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:15
2. "In Your Area" (featuring Planet Asia) C. Manak/J. Green Peanut Butter Wolf 2:25
3. "Styles, Crew, Flows, Beats" (featuring Lootpack) C. Manak/R. Jimenez/J. Brown/O. Jackson Peanut Butter Wolf 5:50
4. "Casio" (featuring DJ Babu) C. Manak/C. Oroc Peanut Butter Wolf 3:50
5. "Barter"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:21
6. "Hold Up" (featuring Rasco) C. Manak/K. Brewer Peanut Butter Wolf 3:45
7. "The Everliving" (featuring Zest) C. Manak/D. Herd Peanut Butter Wolf 0:42
8. "Rock Unorthodox" (featuring Pablo) C. Manak/Pablo Peanut Butter Wolf 2:58
9. "Top Illin"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:22
10. "Necromancin" (featuring Dave Dub) C. Manak/D. Whalen Peanut Butter Wolf 2:05
11. "Keep On Rockin It" (featuring Charizma) C. Manak/C. Hicks Peanut Butter Wolf 4:31
12. "T Shirts"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:29
13. "Breaks 'Em Down" (featuring Kazi) C. Manak/Kazi Peanut Butter Wolf 3:59
14. "Tale of Five Cities" (featuring A-Trak, Cut Chemist, DJ Hands, DJ Quest, DJ Total Eclipse, DJ Z-Trip, J-Rocc, Kid Koala, Rhettmatic, Rob Swift, and Shortkut) C. Manak Peanut Butter Wolf 8:50
15. "Mr. Dibbs"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:22
16. "Definition of Ill" (featuring Planet Asia) C. Manak/J. Green Peanut Butter Wolf 3:20
17. "Theme from a Peanut Butter Wolf"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:59
18. "Run the Line" (featuring Rasco) C. Manak/K. Brewer Peanut Butter Wolf 5:18
19. "Phonies" (featuring DJ Design) C. Manak/K. Griego Peanut Butter Wolf, DJ Design 3:15
20. "Ten Minutes Left" (featuring Capt. Funkaho) C. Manak/J. Carlson Peanut Butter Wolf 3:15
21. "Mobbin" (featuring Persevere and Vin Roc) C. Manak/J. Medina Peanut Butter Wolf 3:09
22. "Competition Gets None" (featuring Grand the Vis and Shortkut) C. Manak/E. Acknowledge Peanut Butter Wolf 4:14
23. "Interruptions" (featuring Zest) C. Manak Peanut Butter Wolf 3:30
24. "Hawaii 5000"   Peanut Butter Wolf 0:18


  1. ^ a b Bush, John. "My Vinyl Weighs a Ton - Peanut Butter Wolf". AllMusic. Retrieved January 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Hart, Ron (March 1, 1999). "Must Hear: The Essential Releases of the Week". CMJ New Music Report: 3. 
  3. ^ "My Vinyl Weighs A Ton". NME. September 12, 2005. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: Peanut Butter Wolf". Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  5. ^ [1] Archived October 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "The 100 best indie hip-hop records of all time - 58. Peanut Butter Wolf - My Vinyl Weighs a Ton (Stones Throw, 1998)". Fact. February 25, 2015. 

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