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Lollapalooza Day 3: Free Ice Cream!

August 7, 2006 9:43 AM ET

When it comes to the backstage scene, here's the most beloved act of the festival: the ice cream man and his two cute, blond assistants, who have been passing out thousands of free ice cream bars to rock stars and their friends. (Ah yes, the perks of fame.) It only took a little bit of coaxing to get him to reveal which bars go with which rockers.

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“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

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Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

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