The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel


The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel

Infobox Single |
Name = The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel


Artist = Grandmaster Flash
from Album =
Released = 1981
Format = Vinyl / CD (1988)
Genre = Hip hop
Length = 7:12
Label = Sugar Hill Records
Producer = Grandmaster Flash
"The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel" (1981) is a single released by Grandmaster Flash. It is a live studio recording of Flash scratching and mixing records from various groups using three turntables. This single was highly influential on many DJ's and an early example of what would eventually be termed Turntablism.

Along with spoken word vocals from the movie Flash Gordon and The Hellers' Life Story, some of the primary records utilized to create the mix included:
*Chic - "Good Times"
*Blondie - "Rapture"
*Queen - "Another One Bites the Dust"
*Sugar Hill Gang - "8th Wonder"
*Furious Five - "Birthday Party"
*Spoonie Gee - "Monster Jam"
*Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band - "Apache"
*Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - "Freedom"

Track listing

Vinyl

#"The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel" - A-side
#"The Birthday Party" (Instrumental) - B-side

CD

#"The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel"
#"The Message"
#"It's Nasty (Genius of Love)"

External links

* [http://library.thinkquest.org/C0114424/timeline/19812.htm Grandmaster Flash 1981-1982]


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