Miles Davis releases his final album ‘Doo-Bop’ (1992)

Miles Davis‘ ‘Doo-Bop’ is his final studio album marking his turn to hip-hop music and released on June 30, 1992 by Warner Bros.

Track Listing : 1.Mystery ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 03:56 . 2.The Doo Bop Song ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 04:58 . [Samples : ‘Summer Madness‘ By Kool And The Gang And ‘La Di Da Di’ By Doug E. Fresh And Slick Rick] . 3.Chocolate Chip (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Donald Hepburn) – 04:42 . [Samples : ‘Thanks For Everything’ By Pleasure And ‘Bumpin’ On Young Street’ By Young-Holt Unlimited] . 4.High Speed Chase (Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee, Larry Mizell) – 04:41 . [Samples : ‘Street Lady’ By Donald Byrd] . 5.Blow ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 05:08 . [Samples : ‘Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose’ By James Brown And ‘Runnin’ Away’ By Chocolate Milk] . 6.Sonya ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 05:33 . 7.Fantasy ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 04:39 . [Samples : ‘Ufo’ By Esg And ‘Love Pains’ By Major Lance] . 8.Duke Booty ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 04:56 . [Samples : ‘Jungle Strut’ By Gene Ammons And ‘I’M Your Boogie Man’ By Kc & The Sunshine Band] . 9.Mystery (Reprise) ((Miles Davis, Easy Mo Bee) – 05:01

Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Easy Mo Bee – Performer . J.R. – Performer

Production : Produced By Easy Mo Bee . Daniel Beroff – Engineer . Reginald Dozier – Engineer . Zane Giles – Engineer . Randy Hall – Engineer . John Mcglain – Engineer . Bruce Moore – Engineer . Arthur Steuer – Engineer . Kirk Yano – Engineer . D’Anthony Johnson – Engineer, Mixing . Eric Lynch – Engineer, Mixing . Ted Jensen – Mastering

Package : Robin Lynch – Art Direction . Michael Benabib – Photography

Recorded January 19, 1991 – February, 1991 At Unique Recording.

Released On June 30, 1992 By Warner Bros.

(Source Miles Davis‘ ‘Doo-Bop’ | Official Site)

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