Bob James Breakbeat classic “Take Me To The Mardi Gras” has long been a staple in many DJ and Producers catalog for decades. Though initially made famous as the back bone to Run DMC’s “Peter Piper” the cut’s lineage with Hip Hop goes all the way back to the Park Jams of 70s. From its unmistakable drum roll to the signature bells, “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” is undeniably one of the most famous and recognized breaks. Over the years producers such as Rick Rubin, Mantronix, Pete Rock and RZA have all used “Take Me To The Mardi Gras” always showcasing the songs monster musicianship.
Now available for the first time since its release, Get on Down brings “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” back on 7” with the Original (and Rare) Italian Version of song. Side A features the Italian Version of “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” which has a tad bit more panning on the left so the drums will play louder. Side B features the Undercover Brother Edit which takes the break of the song and edits it to masterful perfection. This is essential for any DJ or collector!