In the winter of 1992-93, I remember playing Rump Shaker repeatedly on my walkman while riding the bus to and from JV basketball games (here’s a random tidbit of information: riding that same bus with me were Cosby Sweaters Co-Founder Mike Johnson, fellow Beantown Banter author Dan Clem, and the General Manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Sam Presti.  If only we’d known what we had on that team at the time).  I’m also fairly certain that I never listened to any of the other songs on the album, so I must have been constantly rewinding the cassette back to the beginning.  Something I just discovered from Wikipedia, apparently Pharrell wrote a few of the lyrics for Wreckx-N-Effect, roughly a decade before he ever became famous himself.
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