Who Sang The Verb to Be? Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones Back on the Block cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1989-8-11
Genre: Electronic Hip Hop Jazz Funk / Soul
Style: RnB/Swing/House/Techno
length: 0:32

Please understand that we realize all these he-be’s, and she-be’s, and we-be’s
Can cause the connoisseurs of speech to get the heebie jeebies
But after all, if you don’t be, and they don’t be, who do?
So allow us to personify and conjugate the verb ‘to be’ for you
We’re the Human Bean Bag
Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha…

CD 1
  • 1 Prologue (2 Q's rap)
  • 2 Back on the Block
  • 3 I Don't Go for That
  • 4 I'll Be Good to You
  • 5 The Verb to Be
  • 6 Wee B. Dooinit
  • 7 The Places You Find Love
  • 8 Jazz Corner of the Word
  • 9 Birdland
  • 10 Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song)
  • 11 One Man Woman
  • 12 Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
  • 13 Prelude to the Garden
  • 14 The Secret Garden