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Posted: 04 Sep 09, 16:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think it was, before tunes were ever defined as Rap Rock' a' la Runs


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Posted: 04 Sep 09, 16:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Runs meaning RunDMC colllaboration with Aerosmth


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Posted: 04 Sep 09, 16:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I really woulden't say Freddie raps in the song....


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Posted: 04 Sep 09, 16:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Technically in We Will Rock You, it's singing, because the notes Freddie hits can be transferred to a piano (unlike a rap song, which is just talking)

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Posted: 04 Sep 09, 20:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think Dinah Mo Hum by Frank Zappa or The Revolution Will Not Be Televised by Gil Scott Heron would probably qualify as one of the first, if not the first. Although I'm sure there are many that I'm not aware of...