80s Song of the Day: Walk This Way by Run DMC

It wasn’t me she was foolin
Cause she knew what was she was doin
when she told me how to walk this way

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Walk This Way by Run DMC was released on July 4, 1986, with King of Rock as the B side. It was a single from the hip hop group’s album Raising Hell. The song was a cover of an Aerosmith song originally released in 1975 and featured Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry on guest vocals and guitar, respectively.

The song peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the first hip hop song to reach the Top 5. It reached No. 8 on the UK Singles Chart and was one of the first big hip hop singles in the United Kingdom.

Watch the music video for the song.

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