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Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)/A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)

"Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" / "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)" is a single performed by Zapp, issued as the lead single from their second studio album Zapp II. "Doo Wa Ditty" is the third track on the album, while "A Touch of Jazz" is the closing track on the album. The single peaked at #10 on the Billboard R&B chart in 1982.[3]

"Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" / "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)"
Zapp - Doo Wa Ditty Touch of Jazz single cover.jpg
Single by Zapp
from the album Zapp II
Released1982 (1982)
Format12", 7", cassette
GenreR&B, funk
Length"Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)": 4:58
"A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)": 6:10
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Roger Troutman
  • Zapp Troutman[2]
Zapp singles chronology
"Be Alright"
(1981)
""Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" / "A Touch of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II)""
(1982)
"Dance Floor"
(1982)

The song "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)" has been sampled on "Do U Wanna Roll (Dolittle Theme)" (2001), a track by R.L., Snoop Dogg and Lil' Kim from the Dr. Dolittle 2 soundtrack.[4]

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1982)[3] Peak
position
US R&B Singles (Billboard) 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Elias, Jason. "All the Greatest Hits - Roger,Zapp - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  2. ^ "Zapp - Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing) / A Touch Of Jazz (Playin' Kinda Ruff Part II) (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Zapp - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  4. ^ "RL, Snoop Dogg and Lil' Kim's 'Do U Wanna Roll (Dolittle Theme)' sample of Zapp's 'Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)'". WhoSampled.com. Retrieved 2016-10-31.

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