[Produced by RZA]

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Meaning

ODB’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” was produced by fellow Wu Tang Clan member RZA and was released as the second single off the “Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version” album. The off-kilter piano production heard throughout the song was a perfect contrast to ODB’s unhinged drunken master flow. It epitomized the Ol' Dirty Bastard persona in musical terms, a drunken saloon pianist plunking a two-note melody which sampled 2 songs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbSZeijqLTc

The Emotions’ “I Like It”, which provides an ungainly, limping breakbeat sound to the beat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nWzxt4P_Xk

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