Anthony Terrell Smith (born March 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Tone Lōc (/toʊn loʊk/), is an American rapper, actor and producer.
Features Song Lyrics for Tone-Lōc's Funky Cold Medina album. Funky Cold Medina (instrumental) Lyrics. Tone-Lōc Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. All Music News . Popular Tone-Lōc Lyrics.
Album: Loc'ed After Dark (1988). Charted: 13 3. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Like Loc's other hit "Wild Thing," this was written by Marvin Young, who recorded as Young MC. Both songs have a similar sound and comical lyrics. Wild Thing" was the first ever Platinum-certified rap single; "Medina" was the second. Ben from Dallas, TxTon Loc has been thought to of referred to "Funky Cold Medina" as a cold medicine, or cough syrup which contains a narcotic ingredient. Gary Brooker of Procol HarumSongwriter Interviews. The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words. Dan ReedSongwriter Interviews. Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama. Michael Sweet of StryperSongwriter Interviews.
Funky Cold Medina" is a hip hop song written by Young MC, Michael L. Ross and Matt Dike, and first performed by Tone Lōc. It was the second single from Lōc's debut album Lōc-ed After Dark (1989). The single was released on March 18, 1989, and rose to on the Billboard Hot 100 the following month where it went platinum, selling over one million copies. It peaked on the UK Singles Chart at in May of that year. The song title refers to a fictional aphrodisiac (described as a love potion), which is presented in the accompanying video as a steaming potion. US vinyl, 12", promo. A1 Funky Cold Medina 4:11. A2 Funky Cold Medina 2:46. B1 Funky Cold Medina 4:08. B2 Funky Cold Medina 1:18. 1 Funky Cold Medina 4:11.
Funky Cold Medina" lyrics. The song title refers to a fictional aphrodisiac (described as a love potion), which is presented in the accompanying video as a steaming potion
Funky Cold Medina (Vocal). Funky Cold Medina (Funky Beats). Funky Cold Medina (Instrumental). Funky Cold Medina (Funky Acappella). Funky Cold Medina (12", Maxi). Island Records, Delicious Vinyl. The "Vocal" mix that appears on all singles differs slightly from the album version. It is 6-7 seconds longer due to the spoken "And we go a little something like this. Hit it!" intro, and the vocal take used is different than the one used on the album.
|A1||Funky Cold Medina (Vocal)||4:11|
|A2||Funky Cold Medina (Funky Beats)||2:46|
|B1||Funky Cold Medina (Instrumental)||4:08|
|B2||Funky Cold Medina (Funky Acappella)||1:18|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Delicious Vinyl, Inc.
- Copyright (c) – Delicious Vinyl, Inc.
- Distributed By – Island Trading Co.
- Licensed To – Island Records Inc.
- Licensed From – Delicious Vinyl, Inc.
- Produced For – Delicious Vinyl, Inc.
- Published By – Varry White Music
- Engineer – Mario Caldato Jr.
- Producer, Arranged By, Mixed By – Matt Dike, Michael Ross
- Written-By – M. Young*, M. Dike*, M. Ross*
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|DV1004||Tone Loc||Funky Cold Medina (12")||Delicious Vinyl||DV1004||US||1989|
|662 193||Tone Loc||Funky Cold Medina (CD, Single)||Island Records, Delicious Vinyl||662 193||Germany||1989|
|YPS-047||New Kids On The Block / Tone Loc||New Kids On The Block / Tone Loc - I'll Be Loving You / Funky Cold Medina (7", Promo)||ゆうせん||YPS-047||Japan||1989|
|ZDV 104||Tone Loc||Funky Cold Medina (Cass, Single)||Delicious Vinyl||ZDV 104||US||1989|
|K 830||Tone Loc||Funky Cold Medina (7", Single, Ltd)||Island Records, Delicious Vinyl||K 830||Australia||1989|