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Goon Squad (band)

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Genre  Hip-hop/rap
Record labels  Dim Mak, Goon Squad
Members  Arthur Baker, Tina B.
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Albums  The Lessons Of Life, Twerk EP
Similar  Big Mike, Lex One, North End, Planet Patrol, Brooklyn Funk Essentials

Goon Squad was a dance music group assembled by producer Arthur Baker. Their song "Eight Arms to Hold You" went to number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1985. The song was used for the movie The Goonies; although the main scene it was used in was deleted (it is still played, although barely audible, during the scene when Chunk first enters the Walsh's residence), it was nevertheless included on the soundtrack. The scene involved the Goonies being attacked by a giant octopus as they waded through underground tunnels. They defeat the octopus by throwing a walkman playing the song into its mouth, which causes it to start dancing. The scene was cut for being too cartoony. The group featured vocals from Will Downing, Craig Derry, Bobby Coleman, Tina B., Cindy Mizell

A follow-up single, "Powerdrill", peaked at number thirty-one.

Songs

We Are Los Angeles2013
Eight Arms to Hold YouThe Goonies: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack · 1985
DreaminGhetto Platinum Vol1 · 2007

References

Goon Squad (band) Wikipedia


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