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Potholes in My Lawn

"Jenifa (Taught Me)"
Single by De La Soul
from the album 3 Feet High and Rising
Released 1988
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded 1988
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 4:46
Label Tommy Boy
Writer(s) P. Huston, K. Mercer, D. Jolicoeur, V. Mason
Producer(s) Prince Paul, De La Soul
De La Soul singles chronology
"Potholes in My Lawn"
(1988)
"Plug Tunin'"
(1988)

"Potholes in My Lawn" is the second single by hip hop group De La Soul, released in 1988 from their album 3 Feet High and Rising. The songs were mastered by record mixer and engineer Herb Powers Jr. The song samples "Magic Mountain" by Eric Burdon & War as well as the signature yodeling and jaw harp on Parliament's "Little Ole Country Boy" off 1970's Osmium.[1]

The song was released in some territories as a double A-side with "Jenifa (Taught Me)".

The song is notable for being the first hip-hop song to be played on Mars, by NASA's Opportunity Rover in 2004.[2]

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Charts 2
  • References 3
    • Notes 3.1
  • External links 4

Track listing

  1. "Jenifa (Taught Me)" — 4:46
  2. "Skip 2 My Loop" — 1:07
  3. "Potholes in My Lawn" — 3:49
  4. "They Don't Know That the Soul Don't Go for That" — 3:25
  5. "Derwin" — 3:50

Charts

Chart (1989) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 22

References

Notes

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