The lyrics at the end of Michael Jackson’s 1983 classic “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin” come directly from Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango‘s 1972 disco song “Soul Makossa”. He sings: “Mama-say mama-sah ma-ma-coo-sah” Makossa is a Cameroonian music genre and dance.

It Cannot Become Obsolete

“This monophonic microgroove recording is playable on monophonic and stereo phonographs. It cannot become obsolete. It will continue to be a source of outstanding sound reproduction, providing the finest monophonic performance from any phonograph.” (source: The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds LP, Capitol Records, 1966)