“The Original Chairmen Of The Board was put together by Holland Dozier Holland with four lead singers Harrison Kennedy (who was a singer/musician and performer from the hit Broadway play Hair), General Norman Johnson (singer, song-writer) Danny Woods (high energy lead singer and stage commander also known as Mr.Excitement), Eddie Curtis (lead singer of ballads).” Norman V. Johnson Jr
Part 1 of this who sampled Chairmen Of The Board showed you direct songs sampled or covered by other artists inspired by their music! Part 2 will show you more music but this time it will cover music penned by the song writer of the group General Norman Johnson. We hope that you enjoy!
The Honey Cone
Innocent Til’ Proven Guilty
Innocent TIl’ Proven Guilty was later sampled by Kanye West for Common’s song Testify
Also sampled by Murs
Sampled by Bathgate
Lastly sampled in Lock my Love by Danoo
The Honey Cone Want Ads
Mary Mary later sampled Want Ads in their song Heaven
Sampled in Because I’m Me by The Avalanches featuring Camp Lo
Want Ads was also sampled here in Nikt Nic by Molesta
Stick Up by Honey Cone
Stick Up was sampled in Get The Point by CEB
And many others but due to the language I will not post it!
The Honey Cone One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show
Covered by The Marvels
Bring The Boys Home
This was an impromptu collaboration thank you Norman V Johnson from Rollingout Magazine! Click Here to see more insider photos from his page!