King of Rock (LP version)

~ Recording by Run‐D.M.C.

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)FILECD 205
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PRO-1205
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
4th & BroadwayBRLP 504
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
BCM RecordsBCM RECORDS 50 086
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PCT-1205
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PCD-1205
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
BCM RecordsB.C. 33-2101-43
1.4King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • US1991-11-05
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PCT-1419
1.4King of Rock5:12Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PRO-1419
1.4King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)PCD-1419
1.4King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)FILECD 419
1.4King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
FFRR, PolyGram, Profile Records (US hip-hop label)314 514 355-2
1.4King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)FILER 419
1.4King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • JP1992-04-01
Polydor (Japanese domestic releases only!)POCP-1188
1.4King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • JP1998-05-27
Polydor (Japanese domestic releases only!)POCP-9134
1.6King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1998Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Profile Records (US hip-hop label)FILE CD 474
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
  • US1999-06-01
Arista07822-16407-2
1.5King of Rock5:13Run‐D.M.C.Ready to RumbleVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2000-04-11
143 Records83334-2
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
  • JP2001-02-26
AristaBVCA-21037
1.4King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983–1991Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • JP2002-06-21
Universal International (Japanese label; release must say “制作:Universal International” AND have no logos other than “Universal Music”)UICY-2525
1.1King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Greatest HitsRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • XW2002-09-10
Arista, Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
1.5King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.High Profile: The Original RhymesRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • DE2002-11-11
Arista74321947812
1.5King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.High Profile: The Original RhymesRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • JP2002-12-04
BMG JapanBVCP-21290
1.1King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Greatest HitsRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
Arista, BMG Heritage07822 10607-2
1.5King of Rock5:16Run‐D.M.C.Greatest HitsRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • GB2003-04-14
Arista74321 98060 2
1.1King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.The Best of Run DMCRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
BMG Special Products75517465112R1
1.4King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.Artist CollectionRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • GB2004-09-20
Arista, BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, see annotation)82876636392
1.4King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.Artist CollectionRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • JP2004-11-24
BMG JapanBVCM-37553
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
  • US2005-09-06
Arista82876 69558 2
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
  • JP2005-11-23
BMG JapanBVCM-37651
1.5King of Rock5:15Run‐D.M.C.The Best of Run‐D.M.C.Run‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • GB2007-05-07
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)88697092952
2.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Original Album ClassicsRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • XE2008-09-29
Arista, Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available)88697369222
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Walk This Way: The Best ofRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • XE2011-05-13
Camden (launched circa 1973; UK only as of 2004)88697808032
1.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.King of RockRun‐D.M.C.Album
  • -2013-02-25
Music on Vinyl (imprint of Music on Vinyl B.V. Do not use for manufacturing/distribution relationships!), Profile Records (US hip-hop label)MOVLP675
1.8King of Rock5:13Run‐D.M.C.The Box Set SeriesRun‐D.M.C.Album + Compilation
  • XE2014-01-28
Arista, Legacy (Legacy Recordings), Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)88843059782
2.9King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.The Box Set Series: The ’80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Legacy (Legacy Recordings)88875059402
(unknown)
4.2King of Rock5:14Run‐D.M.C.Guitar Hero: AerosmithVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2008

Relationships

assistant producer:Roddey Hui
producer:Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)
Russell Simmons
mixer:The Latin Rascals
guitar:Eddie Martinez (guitar)
sampled by:2 Bad by Michael Jackson
Heat by Eminem
mash-ups:Megaloud Hangover Rock (Buraka Som Sistema vs. Run‐D.M.C. vs. Far Too Loud) by DJ Schmolli
Rock Of Ages (Led Zeppelin/Rolling Stones/Run DMC/Chemical Brothers/Dio/AC/DC/Def Leppard/Queen/…) by DJ Schmolli
Rock Star Stomp (Red Hot Chili Peppers vs. Run‐D.M.C. vs. N.E.R.D vs. EMF) by DJ Schmolli
recording of:King of Rock

King of Rock

writer:Darryl McDaniels (Rapper Darryl McDaniels)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C)
Larry Smith (US hip hop producer)