Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) by Us3 MP3 Info
"Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)" is a song by Us3 which covers Herbie Hancock's song "Cantaloupe Island". It appeared on their 1993 album, Hand on the Torch, which was Blue Note's first platinum-selling album. It reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was their only big hit. "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)" is Blue Note's first gold single. It is sometimes called "Cantaloop" The original song ("Cantaloupe Island") is a 16 bar repeated chart. An F minor chord for 4 measures, Db7 for 4 measures, D minor for 4 measures, then F minor again. "Cantaloop" follows that, but during the verses (rapping) it stays on F major. Then there is an added part which has a new horn part and the chord switches back from F major to Db7. The featured trumpet soloist is Gerard Presencer. The song makes notable mention of the Birdland jazz club in New York city in its opening line - "Ladies and gentlemen, as you know, we have something special down here at Birdland this evening: a recording for Blue Note Records." This line, spoken by Pee Wee Marquette, is taken from the Art Blakey Quintet album A Night at Birdland, Vol. 1 - Announcement By Pee Wee Marquette (Live) Download Us3 - Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) MP3 song file at 320kbps audio quality. Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) MP3 file uploaded on July 5th, 1993.