nicolroco (nicolroco) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

ONTD Original: 8 Great Songs That Contain Samples Of Other Songs

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

8. Crazy In Love (feat. Jay-Z) - Beyonce

Released May 18th, 2003 and peaked at numer 1 on the Hot 100.
Samples Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So) - The Chi-Lites (1970)

7. Hung Up - Madonna

Released October 8th, 2005. Peaked at number 7 on the Hot 100.
Samples Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - ABBA (1979)

6. I Think I'm In Love Wth You - Jessica Simpson

Released May 18th, 2000. Peaked at number 21 on the Hot 100. Is the mortal enemy of anyone who listens to radio stations who play 80's music.
Samples Jack & Dianne - John Mellencamp (1982)

5. Bootylicious - Destinys Child

Released May 20th, 2001. Peaked at number 1 on the Hot 100. Is notible for Beyonce letting someone other than herself have the first verse of the song.
Samples Edge of Seventeen - Lindsay Lohan Stevie  Nicks (1982)

4. I'll Be Missing You (feat. Faith Evans and 112) - Puffy Daddy

Released May 27th, 1997 in memory of The Notorious B.I.G. who was killed in March of that year. Peaked at numer 1 on the Hot 100.
Samples Every Breath You Take - The Police (1983)

3. Mo' Money Mo' Problems (feat. Puff Daddy, Mase, and Kelly Price) - The Notorious B.I.G.

Released posthumously on July 15th, 1997. Peaked at number 1 on the Hot 100.
Samples I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross (1980)

2. Changes (feat. Talent) - 2Pac

Released October 13th, 1998. Peaked at number 32 on the Hot 100 (travesty). Is still releveant as fuck today.
Samples The Way It Is -  Bruce Hornsby and the Range (1986)

1. Stan - Eminem

Released on December 9th, 2000. Peaked at number 51 on the Hot 100. Tells the tragic story of a crazy fan who killed himself and his girlfriend because he was in love with Eminem who didn't reply to his letters. Gave us the wildy used term 'stan' in relation to hardcore fans of pop stars.
Samples Thank You - Dido (1998)

ontd, what are your favorite songs that contain samples?

Each artists Wikipedia page
Tags: beyoncé, diddy, eminem, jay-z, jessica simpson, madonna, music / musician, music / musician (pop), music / musician (rap and hip-hop)

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