The 30-Year Music Legacy Of 'The Simpsons'

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Like it or not, on January 26, 1991, Vanilla Ice had the No. 1 album in America. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ICE ICE BABY") VANILLA ICE: (Rapping) If there was a problem, yo, I'll solve it. Check out the hook while my DJ revolves it. Ice, Ice, baby... ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Right behind him at number two was Madonna. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "VOGUE") MADONNA: ...Come on, vogue. Let your body move to the music - hey, hey, hey... SHAPIRO: And right behind her at number three on the Billboard charts - "The Simpsons Sing The Blues" thanks to the hit "Do The Bartman." (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "DO THE BARTMAN") MICHAEL JACKSON: (Singing) Everybody, if you can, do the Bartman. NANCY CARTWRIGHT: (As Bart Simpson) Oh,...

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