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Various - The Sugar Hill Records Story FLAC album

Performer: Various
Genre: Hip-hop and RAP
Title: The Sugar Hill Records Story
Country: US
Released: 1999
FLAC version ZIP size: 1682 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1490 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1850 mb
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Like most indie labels, they had troubles with finances and distribution; eventually, that situation resulted in their records remaining out of print during the rise of the hip-hop during the late '80s and '90s. The five-disc Sugar Hill Records Story remedies this situation by collecting all of the label's classic A-sides, many in their full-length mixes, on one set.

Original recordings (p) 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 & 1997 Sugar Hill Records, a label of Rhino Entertainment Company. This Compilation (p) 1997 & (c) 1999 Rhino Entertainment Company.

A Complete Introduction To Sugar Hill Records. Back in the late 1970s, the small Sugar Hill Records label changed the nature of the rap genre with the music, made with a live band, that they released-and the beats still sound on point today. This box set features tracks from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Sequence, the Sugarhill Gang, the Funky 4 + 1, and the Treacherous 3 (to name just a few) and classic tracks like "The Message," "Freedom," and "Rapper's Delight. young or old, get this!!!! no, it does not tell the whole story, but it will up you on where a lot of these "new artists" are getting their ideas from. 7 people found this helpful.

1. Rapper's Delight - Long Version - The Sugarhill Gang.

Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Album by Grandmaster Flash. The Message ('97 Dungeon Mix). is a remix of. The Message by Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five feat.

Sugar Hill Records is an American bluegrass and Americana record label. It was founded in Durham, North Carolina in 1978 by Barry Poss and David Freeman, the owner of County Records and Rebel Records. Poss acquired full control of Sugar Hill in 1980 and owned the label until 1998, when he sold it to the Welk Music Group, owner of Vanguard Records. Poss stayed on as president, and in 2002 was promoted to chairman. Sugar Hill remained in Durham until 2007, when Poss moved the label to Nashville, Tennessee.

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1-1 Sugarhill Gang Rapper's Delight (Long Version) 14:37
1-2 The Sequence Funk You Up (Long Version) 10:48
1-3 The Sugarhill Gang* Rapper's Reprise (Jam Jam) 7:51
1-4 Super-Wolf Super-Wolf Can Do It (Short Version) 6:22
1-5 Sugarhill Gang Hot Hot Summer Day 7:10
1-6 Sequence* And You Know That 4:17
1-7 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5* Freedom 8:18
1-8 Spoonie Gee Meets The Sequence Monster Jam 8:51
1-9 The Moments Baby Let's Rap Now (Pt. 2) 4:06
1-10 Positive Force People Get On Up 6:23
2-1 The Sugarhill Gang* 8th Wonder 7:26
2-2 Funky 4 + 1 That's The Joint 9:24
2-3 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Birthday Party 8:21
2-4 Wayne & Charlie (The Rapping Dummy) Check It Out 6:14
2-5 Grandmaster Flash The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel 7:13
2-6 The Sugarhill Gang* Meets The Furious Five Showdown 5:55
2-7 West Street Mob Let's Dance (Make Your Body Move) 6:50
2-8 Spoonie Gee Spoonie Is Back 6:39
2-9 Sugar Hill Gang* Apache 6:15
2-10 Grand Master Flash & Furious Five* It's Nasty (Genius Of Love) (Short Version) 7:53
3-1 Trouble Funk Hey Fellas (Long Version) 7:21
3-2 West Street Mob Sing A Simple Song 5:32
3-3 Sylvia* It's Good To Be The Queen 8:26
3-4 Sugarhill Gang The Lover In You 6:58
3-5 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* The Message 7:13
3-6 Treacherous Three Whip It 7:44
3-7 Crash Crew* Scratching 5:40
3-8 West Street Mob Ooh Baby (Short Version) 4:43
3-9 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* Scorpio 5:12
3-10 Busy Bee Making Cash Money 6:37
3-11 Sequence* Here Comes The Bride 5:44
4-1 Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Message II (Survival) 6:54
4-2 Crash Crew* Breaking Bells (Take Me To The Mardi Gras) 7:22
4-3 Treacherous Three Yes We Can-Can 6:58
4-4 Sugarhill Gang The Word Is Out 5:42
4-5 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* New York New York 7:28
4-6 Sugar Hill Gang* Girls 5:37
4-7 Sugar Hill Gang* Kick It Live From 9 To 5 6:37
4-8 West Street Mob Break Dance - Electric Boogie 5:09
4-9 Kevie Kev (Waterbed Kev) All Night Long (Waterbed) 6:09
4-10 Chilly Kids At The Ice Arcade 4:55
4-11 Grandmaster & Melle Mel* White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) (Long Version) 7:39
4-12 Crash Crew* We Are Known As MC's (We Turn Party's Out) 5:36
5-1 Grandmaster Melle Mel Jesse 6:13
5-2 Grand Master Melle Mel & The Furious Five* Beat Street
Featuring – Cowboy, Mr. Ness
5-3 Sugar Hill Gang* Livin' In The Fast Lane 5:11
5-4 Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five We Don't Work For Free 5:03
5-5 The Furious Five Step Off
Featuring – Cowboy, Melle Mel, Scorpio
5-6 Treacherous Three Xmas Rap (Un-Censored) 6:09
5-7 Busy Bee Busy Bee's Groove 5:13
5-8 Treacherous Three Turn It Up 5:13
5-9 The Sugarhill Gang* The Down Beat 4:42
5-10 Grandmaster Melle Mel Vice 5:05
5-11 Miracle Mike & Ladies Of The 80's, The* Outta Control 5:31
5-12 Mass Production With Special Guest Grandmaster Melle Mel Street Walker (Original) 6:14
5-13 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* The Message ('97 Dungeon Mix) 5:18

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sugar Hill Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rhino Entertainment Company
  • Copyright (c) – Rhino Entertainment Company


  • Art Direction, Design – Sevie Bates
  • Compilation Producer – Chris Clarke, Steve Greenberg
  • Compilation Producer [Associate] – Bill Inglot, David McLees, Gary Peterson
  • Liner Notes – Ralph Heibutzki, Ronin Ro, Steve Greenberg
  • Other [Project Assistance] – Barry Benson, David Wittman, Elizabeth Pavone, Julee Stover, Quincy Newell, Steven Chean, Vanessa Atkins
  • Remastered By – Chris Clarke, Dan Hersch
  • Supervised By [Editorial Supervision Of Liner Notes] – Jennifer Sylvor, Steve Greenberg


5-CD box set that comes with a CD-sized 66-page booklet that describes the history of the Sugar Hill Records label. All discs have the same catalog#.

Remastered at DigiPrep

Original recordings ℗ 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 & 1997 Sugar Hill Records, a label of Rhino Entertainment Company. This Compilation ℗ 1997 & © 1999 Rhino Entertainment Company. Printed in the U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122-75841-2 2
  • Other (ISBN): 0-7379-0079-2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
R2 72449, R0 72449-A, R0 72449-B Various The Sugar Hill Records Story ‎(5xCD, Comp + 12") Rhino Entertainment Company, Rhino Entertainment Company, Rhino Entertainment Company R2 72449, R0 72449-A, R0 72449-B US 1997
R2 72449 Various The Sugar Hill Records Story ‎(5xCD, Comp + Box) Rhino Entertainment Company R2 72449 US 1999

Just found out about this collection. Fantastic!

Excellent 5-cd set, and with great mastering. Not much compression...Only thing is, they LEFT OFF a lot of great ones from the label's catalog such as "Mean Machine" by DISCO DREAM & "Funky Sound" by THE SEQUENCE.