The fatback band king tim iii

as the beginning of recorded hip hop. The title refers to vocalist Tim Washington. The song was originally the B-Side of the 7-inch single, with the A-Side "You're My Candy Sweet" a mid-tempo disco song. However the song stalled at #67 after 4-weeks on the R&B chart and was replaced the following week with "King Tim III (Personality Jock)" on the chart. It peaked at #26 on the R&B chart and stayed on for 11 weeks. Please enable Javascript to take full advantage of our site features. To the break of dawn, William Jelani Cobb, p44. Pressed In Spain By Cofasa Imp. Lujo A Met. Permiso Nº 6421. " King Tim III (Personality Jock) " is a 1979 song by the Fatback Band from the disco album XII. Released on March 25, 1979, [1]. This page was last edited on 2 August 2018, at 18:56 (UTC). single–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. a few months before " Rapper's Delight " (which is widely regarded as the first commercially released hip hop song), this song is often cited [2]. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.