Brass Monkey (song)

Brass Monkey (song)

Infobox Single
Name = Brass Monkey


Artist = Beastie Boys
from Album = Licensed to Ill
B-side =
Released = 1987
Format = 7"
Recorded = Spring 1986
Genre = Hip-hop
Length = 2:37
Label = Def Jam/Columbia Records
Writer = Beastie Boys, Rick Rubin
Producer = Rick Rubin
Certification = Gold (RIAA)
Last single = "Paul Revere"
(1986)
This single = "Brass Monkey"
(1987)
Next single = "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)"
(1987)
Misc =

"Brass Monkey" is a song by the New York hip hop group Beastie Boys. It was a single released from their first album "Licensed to Ill". It is also on the Solid Gold Hits album. The song features the Roland TR-808 drum machine. Fact|date=January 2008 It is covered by Richard Cheese on his "Aperitif for Destruction" album.

The song refers to an alcoholic drink, the Brass Monkey, a name attributed to various recipes.


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