"Nautilus" is the sixth and final track, lasting 5 minutes and 8 seconds, on the 1974 album One by jazz musician Bob James.
Nautilus is famous as being one of the most sampled songs in hip hop history. Some of the hip hop songs that have sampled or interpolated this song include "Beats To The Rhyme" by RUN-DMC, "409" By Ice-T "Children's Story" by Slick Rick, "Follow The Leader" and "Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em" by Eric B. & Rakim, "Sun Won't Come Out" by Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, "Clap Your Hands" by A Tribe Called Quest, "Daytona 500" by Ghostface Killah,"Delta Force One" Ultramagnetic MCs, "Around My Way" by Lupe Fiasco, "My Mind Spray" by Jeru The Damaja, "Job Song" by Consequence, "Murray's Revenge" by Murs, "Take It Back" by the Wu-Tang Clan, and "Big Shots" by King Sun. Additionally, the video for the Mary J. Blige track "Deep Inside" contains an interlude which samples the song. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince interpolate the song in "Jazzy's Groove." It is in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on the radio station Master Sounds 98.3.