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"Straighten It Out"
Single by Pete Rock & CL Smooth
from the album Mecca and the Soul Brother
Released 1992
Format LP single
Recorded 1992
Genre Golden age hip hop
Length 4:12
Label Elektra
Producer Pete Rock
Pete Rock & CL Smooth singles chronology
"They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)" (1991) "Straighten It Out" (1992) "Lots of Lovin'" (1993)

"Straighten It Out" is the second single by Pete Rock & CL Smooth from their album, Mecca and the Soul Brother, which was released to critical acclaim in 1992. The song deals with bootleggers and sample clearance opportunists. Unlike the previous single, "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)", "Straighten It Out" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100. The song contains a sample from "Our Generation" by Ernie Hines.

Track listing

Side A

1. Straighten It Out (Vocal) (4:12)
2. Straighten It Out (Vocal Remix) (4:17)
3. Straighten It Out (Instrumental) (4:14)

Side B

1. They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Remix) (4:55)
2. They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Remix Instrumental) (4:44)
3. Straighten It Out (Remix Instrumental) (4:13)


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