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Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus


1981

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The song title represents a combination of two institutions in Smith's PhiladelphiaPennsylvania neighborhood: the double Dutch jump rope game played by neighborhood kids; and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority SEPTA bus system that was Were Gonna Jack - Various - Playhouse Vol. 4 backbone of the local transportation network and for which Smith had unsuccessfully applied for a bus driving position; the Transpass referred to in the song is an actual SEPTA monthly fare pass.

The song rocketed to popularity in a matter of weeks and debuted on the US Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in February, rising to the top spot by July, where it held at number one for four weeks. It also crossed over to the Billboard Hotwhere it peaked at number 30 Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus the summer of He also states that WMOT Records failed to pay him his royalties, and how he therefore was unable to pay his taxes.

An investigation was started which brought to light that WMOT Records was not only badly managed, but in fact laundering money for Larry Lavinaka Dr. Snow, a dentist who was secretly dealing cocaine. This way, the success of "Double Dutch Bus" indirectly caused the end of a major drugs business. The song was sampled heavily by Missy Elliott for use in the song " Gossip Folks ".

The track was released to promote the film College Road Trip and is the first and only single from her fourth and self-titled studio album. The single was placed on Radio Disney on February 9, The music video premiered on Disney Channel on February 18, The music video shows Raven and a bunch of people dancing under a disco ball and having a great time on a party bus known as the "double dutch bus". The music video also Not This Time - Various - Basis XV images from the film College Road Trip.

Donny Osmond makes a cameo appearance in the video, being a cast member of the movie The video was directed by Patrick Hoelck. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Record Research. Basic Civitas Books.

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  1. Feb 07,  · Let's Sing: Double Dutch Bus - Frankie Smith (Karaoke, Instrumental, Lyrics) All rights belong to their respective owners. If you want this video taken down please contact on [email protected]
  2. “Double Dutch Bus” is a groundbreaking funk/soul/hip-hop song inspired by three separate elements that were combined into a single track. It is a tribute to the girls in Frankie Smith’s.
  3. A native of Philadelphia, Smith once applied to be a bus driver for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which operates Philadelphia's public transit system, but SEPTA turned him down. The "Transpass" referred to by Smith in "Double Dutch Bus" is an actual monthly fare pass issued by SEPTA. Death.
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