The Jaggerz are an American rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They came to national attention with their single "The Rapper" which was released on the Kama Sutra label. The Rapper" was in the Record World Charts and in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in March 1970. Having sold over one million copies the recording received a gold record awarded by the .
Album: We Went To Different Schools Together (1970). Charted: 2. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. This was written by Donnie Iris, who was the guitarist and vocalist of The Jaggerz. Says Iris: "The song itself was just something that I wrote watching people in nightclubs, in all the bars that we were playing. You'd see these dudes go over and start rapping to chicks - in those days, we did call it 'rappin',' and they were just basically picking chicks up and hitting on them.
Watch the video for The Rapper from The Jaggerz's The Wonderful World of the 70's - 100 Hit Songs for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Five years after the band formed, it was hard to escape "The Rapper" with its infectious, perky rhythms and smooth, almost bluesy vocal harmonics.
The Jaggerz released their first album, Introducing the Jaggerz in 1969 on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's label Gamble Records. The album featured the regional hit song "Gotta Find My Way Back Home written by the Steals Brothers (Mystro & Lyric) of Aliquippa who were song writers for Gamble and Huff. The Steals Brothers later wrote the million selling hit Could It Be I’m Fallng In Love for the Spinners. The single received strong airplay on KQV, KDKA, and other Pittsburgh stations. The Jaggerz scored a number 1 national hit with The Rapper" written by Donnie Iris. It was the featured single from the second album We Went to Different Schools Together released in 1970 on Kama Sutra Records. Kama Sutra released the single The Rapper in December of 1969. KQV AM broke the record in Pittsburgh where it quickly reached the top of the charts.
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The Rapper" is a song by The Jaggerz, written by band member Dominic Ierace, better known as Donnie Iris. Released as a single, it reached No. 2 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart, behind Simon & Garfunkel's smash "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and it was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1970 (see 1970 in music) for selling over a million copies. Iris later launched a solo career; his biggest such hit was "Ah! Leah!").
This song is by The Jaggerz and appear. n the album We Went to Different Schools Together (1970). on the compilation Sounds of the Seventies: 1970 (1989). on the compilation Super Hits of the '70s: Have a Nice Day, Vol. 1 (1990). Hey girl, I betchaThere's someone out to get youYou'll find him anywhereOn a bus, in a bar, in a grocery storeHe'll say, excuse meHaven't I seen you somewhere before? Rap-a-rap-a-rap, they call him the rapperRap, rap, rap, you know what he's after.