Rooster Jake Sings the Greens

by Rooster Jake

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this is bedroom rap. these are synths and samples and lyrics with nothing to hide what's hidden behind them. this is diy. this is pretty much one dude's pursuit of something he can't name.
this is Rooster Jake Sings the Greens.


released May 4, 1987

pretty much a lot of Rooster Jake.
Do Work Remix beat by B Durazzo for RIckshaw's Busy to Death.
i wrote any lyrics that appear, as you can tell.




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Rooster Jake Cohen performed solo as Barely Free in a set of the sort of music he might have as part of the beat for the hip- hop version of the outfit. And there was something great about seeing a guy wearing a Larry Bird jersey, a Moog hat, jean shorts and oddly patterned leggings manipulating samples, operating what looked like a modular synth and otherwise creating noisy yet melodic atmospheres ... more

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Track Name: Side A of Rooster Jake Sings the Greens
That boy, he ain't never gonna amount to Nothin.