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Was (Not Was) - What Up, Dog? Album
Was (Not Was) - What Up, Dog? Album
Performer: Was (Not Was)
Title: What Up, Dog?
Label: Fontana
Country: Japan
Released: 05 Aug 1988
Style: House, Soul
Cat: 32PD-467
Rating: 4.9/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1467 mb | MP3 size: 1027 mb | WMA size: 1904 mb
Genre: Electronic / R&b / Disco

1Dad I'm In Jail1:25
2Robot Girl3:48
311 Miles An Hour4:04
4Out Come The Freaks4:36
5Anything Can Happen
Written-By – Aaron Zigman
6Spy In The House Of Love4:18
7What Up Dog?
Written-By – Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea Atkinson
8Somewhere In America There's A Street Named After My Dad3:42
9I Can't Turn You Loose
Written-By – Otis Redding
10Shadow And Jimmy
Written-By – Elvis Costello
11Wedding Vows In Vegas3:38
12Love Can Be Bad Luck
Written-By – Marshall Crenshaw
13Earth To Doris2:03
14Anytime Lisa4:15
15Walk The Dinosaur
Arranged By [Horns] – Luis RestoArranged By [Strings] – Louis Fagenson
16Boy's Gone Crazy3:44


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SFLP 4, 834 291-1Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? ‎(LP, Album)Fontana, FontanaSFLP 4, 834 291-1UK1988
834 291-4, SFMC 4Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? ‎(Cass, Album)Fontana, Fontana834 291-4, SFMC 4Spain1988
PPD-1028Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? ‎(CD, Album, RE)FontanaPPD-1028Japan1989
FV 41664Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? ‎(LP, Album, Promo)ChrysalisFV 41664US1988
F2 21664Was (Not Was) What Up, Dog? ‎(CD, Album, Club)ChrysalisF2 21664US1988


  • Arranged By [Backing Vocals]Sir Harry Bowens
  • Arranged By [Strings And Horns]Paul Riser (tracks: 5, 7, 12, 15), Richard Niles (tracks: 2, 9)
  • Art Direction [Sleeve, At]The Unknown Partnership
  • Art Direction [Sleeve]Jon , Vicky
  • Backing VocalsArnold McCuller, Arthur "Buster" Marbury, Carol Hall, Coral Gordon, Dee Lewis, Desy Campbell, Donald Ray Mitchell, Geoff Fieger, Harry, Helen Terry, Juliette Roberts, Kathy Kosins, Pete Steinfeld, Richard Feldstein, Rick Shoemaker, Ruby Turner, Sweet Pea
  • BassJohn Patitucci, Marcus Miller, Neil Steubenhaus
  • Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, MandolinDon "Rope Drink" Was
  • BrassBill Reichenbach , Dan Higgens, Guy Barker, Jerry Hey, John Barclay, John Thirkell, Kim Hutchcroft, Larry Williams, Pete Beachill, Phil Todd, Chris Davies, Stuart Brooks
  • DrumsRon Pangborn, Russ Kunkel, Winston Watson, Yogi Horton
  • EngineerAllen Sides, Chris Irwin, Croyden, Dave Dachinger, Don Was, John Potoker, Keven Smith, Lincoln Clapp, Martin Phillips, Micajah Ryan, Michael Brauer, Mike Bosley, Mike Pela, Paul Stavely O'Duffy, Paul Wright, Peter Barker , Phil Dacosta, Roland Herrington, Steve Chase, Steve "Dr. Ching" King, Tom O'Leary, Troy Krueger
  • Flute, Keyboards, Harmonica, VocalsDavid "Michigan-Boy Snake" Was
  • GuitarBruce Nazarian, Dan Huff, Paul Jackson Jr., Randy Jacobs, Stevie "No Wonder" Salas
  • IllustrationChristoph Simon, Karen Kelly
  • KeyboardsAaron Zigman, Al Kooper, Amp Fiddler, Daniel Schroeger, John Van Tongeren, Luis "Louie Restaurant" Resto, Martin Phillips, Paul Wickens, Robin Smith, Vic Emmerson
  • Lead VocalsSir Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea Atkinson
  • Mixed ByAllen Sides (tracks: 11), Dave Dachinger (tracks: 10), David Was (tracks: 8), Don Was (tracks: 8, 12, 15, 16), Paul Staveley O'Duffy (tracks: 1, 6, 13)
  • PercussionAlex Acuna, Carl "Butch" Small, David Friendly, Deborah Dobkin, Frank Ricotti, Kevin "Guido" Tschirhart, Larry Fratangelo, Michael Fisher
  • ProducerDavid Was (tracks: 1, 3 to 8, 10 to 13, 15, 16), Don Was (tracks: 1, 3 to 8, 10 to 13, 15, 16), Paul Staveley O'Duffy (tracks: 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13, 14), Steve Salas (tracks: 3)
  • Producer [Associate]Jack Tann, John Lewis
  • SaxophoneDavid McMurray, John "Birch" Weiss, Larry Williams
  • TrumpetBuddy Childers, Marcus Belgrave, Mark Isham, Oscar Brashear, Rayse Biggs
  • VocalsFrank Sinatra, Jr. (tracks: 11)
  • Written-ByDavid Was (tracks: 1 to 13, 15, 16), Don Was (tracks: 1 to 13, 16)


1st Japan press
Price: ¥3,200
Made In Japan.


  • Barcode: T4988 011 31167 3


  • Manufactured By – Nippon Phonogram Co., Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Nippon Phonogram Co., Ltd.


What Up, Dog is a 1988 album by Was Not Was. It became the US group's breakthrough album worldwide and was ranked 99 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Best Albums of the 1980s. Success of What Up, Dog was propelled by the group's two biggest hits: Walk the Dinosaur and Spy in the House of Love and four other singles. The former was promoted by a popular music video in which the band performed while a group of. Your Rating. Songs in album Was Not Was - What Up, Dog 1988. Was Not Was - Somewhere In America There's A Street Named After My Dad. Was Not Was - Spy In The House Of Love. Was Not Was - Out Come The Freaks. Was Not Was - Earth To Doris. Was Not Was - Love Can Be Bad Luck. Was Not Was - Boy's Gone Crazy. Was Not Was - 11 Mph Abe Zapp Ruder Version. Was Not Was - What Up, Dog 72. Was Not Was - Anything Can Happen. Was Not Was's 1988 breakthrough album is an untamed and snap-happy work, a demented, rhythmic blend of classic soul and crazed rock & roll with a bark every bit as ferocious as its bite. And it vindicated the struggling absurdist band from Detroit by proving it capable of commercial success. After landing a new record deal in England, the band bounced back with What Up, Dog - a collection of diverse songs ranging from the sentimental and heartfelt Somewhere in America There's a Street Named After My Dad to a track about the JFK assassination, 11 MPH. Текст песни: Monkey in the middle of a metal detector Hat of the cousin of the tax collector Automatic sensors in the presidents skull Do you have yesterdays time. Listen free to Was Not Was What Up, Dog Somewhere In America There's A Street Named After My Dad, Spy In The House Of Love and more. 16 tracks 58:30. Learn more. Complete your Was Not Was collection. Out Come The Freaks. What Up, Dog Love Can Be Bad Luck. 11 Miles An Hour. Anytime Lisa. Shadow & Jimmy. Walk The Dinosaur. Dad I'm In Jail. What Up Dog, 01:45. Anything Can Happen, 03:56. Robot Girl, 03:42. Álbum 1987 16 canciones. Pruébalo gratis. Más de Was Not Was. Ver todo. Boo 2008. The Best of Was Not Was 1980-2010. Born to Laugh at Tornados