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|Greatest hits album by|
|Released||September 15, 1992|
|Recorded||The Music Palace, West Hempstead, New York|
|Genre||Political hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop|
|Label||Def Jam/Columbia/SME Records|
|Producer||Public Enemy, The Bomb Squad, Gary G-Wiz, Paul Shabazz and Kerwin Young|
|Public Enemy chronology|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide||link|
Greatest Misses is a compilation album of an American hip hop band Public Enemy. It was released in 1992. It included previously unreleased outtakes (1-6), remixes of previously released songs (7-12) and a live British TV performance (13).
- "Tie Goes to the Runner"
- "Hit Da Road Jack"
- "Gett Off My Back"
- "Gotta Do What I Gotta Do"
- "Air Hoodlum"
- "Hazy Shade of Criminal"
- "Megablast" (The Madd Skillz Bass Pipe Gett Off Remixx)
- "Louder Than a Bomb" (JMJ Telephone Tap Groove)
- "You're Gonna Get Yours" (Reanimated TX Getaway version)
- "How to Kill a Radio Consultant" (The DJ Chuck Chillout Mega Murder Boom)
- "Who Stole the Soul?" (Sir Jinx Stolen Souled Out Reparation Mixx)
- "Party for Your Right to Fight" (Blak Wax Metromixx)
- "Shut 'Em Down" (Live in the UK)
- "Tie Goes to the Runner" samples '100 Miles and Runnin' by N.W.A and 'Beats to the Rhyme' by Run-DMC.
- "Hit Da Road Jack"'s title is inspired by Percy Mayfield's "Hit the Road Jack", popularised by Ray Charles.
- "Gett Off My Back" is a rare (for Public Enemy) excursion into new jack swing and also appears on the Mo' Money soundtrack.
- "Gotta Do What I Gotta Do" also appears on the Trespass soundtrack.
- "Air Hoodlum"'s title is inspired by Michael Jordan.
- "Hazy Shade of Criminal" namechecks serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
- "Megablast" is the first of two Greatest Misses cuts to originate on Yo! Bum Rush the Show, the other being "You're Gonna Get Yours'.
- "Louder Than a Bomb (JMJ Telephone Tap Groove)" also appears on PE 2.0's InsPirEd.
- "You're Gonna Get Yours" is Greatest Misses' second cut to originate on Yo! Bum Rush the Show.
- "How to Kill a Radio Consultant" is the first of two Greatest Misses cuts to originate on Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black, the other being "Shut 'Em Down".
- "Who Stole the Soul?" is Greatest Misses' only cut to originate on Fear of a Black Planet.
- "Party for Your Right to Fight" is the second of two Greatest Misses cuts to originate on It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, the other being "Louder Than A Bomb".
- "Shut 'Em Down" is from the British TV series The Word. It does not appear on original vinyl issues of Greatest Misses.
- "Public Enemy – Tie Goes to the Runner Lyrics | Genius Lyrics". Genius.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- "The Timewriter - Jigsaw Pieces (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
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