Teddy's Jam

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"Teddy's Jam"
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Single by Guy
from the album Guy
B-side"Teddy's Jazz"
ReleasedSeptember 27, 1988
Format12", Vinyl
Recorded1987
GenreNew jack swing[1]
Length3:30
LabelUptown/MCA
Songwriter(s)Aaron Hall, Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, Gene Griffin
Producer(s)Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley
Guy singles chronology
"Groove Me"
(1988)
"Teddy's Jam"
(1988)
"I Like"
(1989)

"Teddy's Jam" is an instrumental by American R&B group Guy, recorded for their debut studio album Guy (1988). The song was released as the album's third single in 1988. It comprises the melody of The Inspector Gadget theme tune and the chord sequence of Bobby Caldwell's "What You Won't Do for Love".

Later samples[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Reference
1989 Public Enemy Fear Of A Black Planet Fight The Power
1990 Rodney-O & Joe Cooley Three the Hard Way "Say It Loud" [2]
1992 EPMD Business Never Personal "Cummin' at Cha" [3]
1992 Norman Cook Skip to My Loops "Tracks 59-79 (Vocal and FX Samples)" [4]
1993 Lords of the Underground Here Come the Lords "Here Come the Lords" [5]
2011 Clams Casino Instrumentals "13" [6]

Track listing[edit]

12", Vinyl (Promo)[edit]

  1. "Teddy's Jam" (Extended Version)
  2. "Teddy's Jam" (Bonus Beat)
  3. "Teddy's Jam" (Radio Edit)
  4. "Teddy's Jam" (Hype Mix)
  5. "Teddy's Jazz"

12", Vinyl[edit]

  1. "Teddy's Jam" (Extended Version) - 7:50
  2. "Teddy's Jam" (Club Mix) - 4:36
  3. "Teddy's Jazz" - 4:45

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Discogs.[7]

  • editing – Greg Royal
  • mixing – Timmy Regisford
  • production – Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley
  • remixing – Gene Griffin, Teddy Riley

Charts[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "New Jack Swing". Archived from the original on March 7, 2012. Retrieved 2016-07-26.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link). AllMusic. Rovi.
  2. ^ "Rodney O and Joe Cooley's Say It Loud sample of Guy's Teddy's Jam". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  3. ^ "EPMD feat. Das EFX's Cummin' at Cha sample of Guy's Teddy's Jam". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  4. ^ "Norman Cook's Tracks 59-79 (Vocal and FX Samples) sample of Guy's Teddy's Jam". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
  5. ^ "Lords of the Underground's Here Come the Lords sample of Guy's Teddy's Jam". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  6. ^ "Clams Casino's 13 sample of Guy's Teddy's Jam". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  7. ^ "Guy - Teddy's Jam (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-07.
  8. ^ "allmusic ((( Guy > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-07.

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