Paul's Boutique Samples and References List (Beastie Boys + Dust Brothers)

Hello Brooklyn


  • "...just to watch him die" - Johnny Cash, in Folsom Prison Blues
  • "Shot a man in Brooklyn..." part is from the classic blues song "Train Kept a Rollin" by legendary blues man Tiny Bradshaw. Bradshaw adapted this from Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues, "I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die."


  • "Broader than Broadway" reggae song by Barrington Levy
  • "Buffalo Soldier" reggae song by Bob Marley
  • "Keep keepin' on, I don't care what they say" - a reference to the line "The only thing I knew how to do was keep on keepin' on" from Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
  • "The Bronx is up & I'm Brooklyn Down" - lyrics from to the song "New York, New York" (actual lyrics are "the Bronx is up and the Battery's down.")


  • This track is a portion of B-Boy Bouillabaisse on Paul's Boutique.