Questions tagged [sampling]

For use with questions pertaining to songs which contain samples of other songs in them. Do **not** use this tag when referring to bitrates or other digital-based questions (i.e. sampling rates used in SACD).

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What is the origin of this (Gregorian?) chant/sample?

This sample has been used in a variety of media as listed below. (Links have been timestamped to play at the point where the sample begins) Within the Shadow Man soundtrack (This is the earliest ...
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What George Harrison sample did Stereolab try to use on “Pack Yr Romantic Mind”?

The discography on Stereolab's official website includes this note in the entry for their album Transient Random Noise Bursts With Announcements: The original version of this LP had a George ...
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Is the guitar riff from the chorus of The Rover used in any other songs?

Listening to Led Zeppelin's The Rover for the first time, I thought I recognized the guitar riff from the chorus, but I don't know where else I could have heard it. Are there any songs that sample ...
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Sampled Rap Songs [closed]

It's entirely standard for rap songs to use samples, but what about the other way around --rap music sampled for use in non-rap songs? I can think of two examples: Macy Gray's Do Something which ...
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Was The Beatles “Yellow Submarine” the first released record to contain a sample of another released record?

The Beatles Yellow Submarine contains a cut-up of a Sousa march that apparently came from another record (as described in http://www.beatlesebooks.com/yellow-submarine). Was this the first instance of ...
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What song has been sampled the most (ended up in the most other released tracks)?

Being a drum and bass and hip hop fan, I'm quite familiar with the Amen break https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwQLk7NcpO4 and Funky Drummer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoQ4AtsFWVM&feature=...