Throwback Thursday: I Just Wanna Stop - Jimmy Castor Bunch
Each and every Thursday I pick a song and follow how its been used, sampled or ripped off in music since its inception.
Jimmy Castor Bunch - I Just Wanna Stop
First Appearance - 1979
I just wanna stop... A smooth instrumental with a mean sax serenades us until the chorus hits you with "I just wanna stop." Four minutes in before we find out Jimmy wants to stop to tell his girl how much she means to him. Jimmy Castor Bunch other songs such as "Its Just Begun" and "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" have also had elements used by other artists.
Kanye West - We Don't Care
First Appearance - 2004
Drug dealing just to get by... A humble chi-town producer who was heavy into sampling soul dug in the crates to kick off his now classic debut album. Kanye West gave us a look at the struggles that blacks we're facing in the inner city just to make it out.
Elle Varner - I Don't Wanna Dance
First Appearance - 2014
I don't really wanna dance... 10 years after Kanye, singer/song-writer Elle Varner used the sample to express how she's not feeling the club that she got dragged to by her friends because the guy she wants to be with isn't there with her.