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Old 01-15-2016, 11:18 PM   #21 (permalink)
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One Better by Les Claypool. (Or anything else by him, really.)

I mean, just listen to that bassline.
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Old 01-21-2016, 08:52 AM   #22 (permalink)
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More Bootsy fangin it.

Parliament - Ride On

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Old 02-05-2016, 12:43 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry (1976)
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Old 02-17-2016, 05:41 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Old 02-23-2016, 08:21 AM   #25 (permalink)
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200 gratest funk songs:
1. Get Up (I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine) Part I - James Brown
2. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag - James Brown & The Famous Flames
3. Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin) - Sly & The Family Stone
4. Tear the Roof Off the Sucker/Give Up the Funk - Parliament
5. Theme from "Shaft" - Isaac Hayes
6. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
7. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
8. Cissy Strut - The Meters
9. One Nation Under a Groove - Funkadelic

10. Think (About It) - Lyn Collins (The Female Preacher)
11. Papa Was a Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
12. War - Edwin Starr
13. I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
14. More Bounce to the Ounce Part I - Zapp & Roger
15. It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers
16. Chameleon - Herbie Hancock
17. Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight
18. When Doves Cry - Prince
19. Tell Me Something Good - Rufus (with vocals by Chaka Khan)

20. Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone
21. Cold Sweat - James Brown & The Famous Flames
22. Out of Sight - James Brown & The Famous Flames
23. Backstabbers - The O'Jays
24. Fire - The Ohio Players
25. Rock Creek Park - The Blackbyrds
26. Give It to Me Baby - Rick James
27. Brick House - The Commodores
28. Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang
29. Shining Star - Earth, Wind, & Fire

30. Got To Give It Up Part I - Marvin Gaye
31. Keep on Truckin' Part I - Eddie Kendricks
32. Dazz - Brick
33. Pick Up the Pieces - Average White Band
34. Hollywood Singing - Kool & The Gang
35. Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) - B.T. Express
36. Super Freak Part I - Rick James
37. You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
38. Say It Loud-I'm Black and I'm Proud, Part I - James Brown
39. For the Love of Money - The O'Jays

40. Express Yourself - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
41. Bootzilla - Bootsy's Rubber Band
42. Flash Light - Parliament
43. Car Wash - Rose Royce
44. Play That Funky Music (White Boy) - Wild Cherry
45. Living for the City - Stevie Wonder
46. Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
47. Funky Broadway - **** & The Blazers/Wilson Pickett
48. God Made Me Funky - The Headhunters (a.k.a. Herbie Hancock et al.)
49. Expensive **** - Fela Anikulapo Kuti

50. Right Off - Miles Davis
51. Running Away - Roy Ayers
52. Pass the Peas - The JBs
53. Bustin' Loose - Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers
54. Burn Rubber on Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me?) - The Gap Band
55. Trouble Man - Marvin Gaye
56. Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan with Rufus
57. Groove Me - King Floyd
58. Do It, Fluid - The Blackbyrds
59. What is Hip? - Tower of Power

60. Soul Power '74 - Maceo Parker & The Macks
61. I Know You Got Soul - Bobby Byrd
62. The Payback - James Brown
63. In the Bottle - Gil Scott-Heron
64. Little Red Corvette - Prince
65. Expansions - Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes
66. Doing it to Death - Fred Wesley & The JBs
67. (Who's) That Lady Part I? - The Isley Brothers
68. Cloud Nine - The Temptations
69. Freddie's Dead (Theme from "Superfly") - Curtis Mayfield

70. (Not Just) Knee Deep Part I - Funkadelic
71. N.T. Parts I and II - Kool & The Gang
72. Fight the Power, Parts I and II - The Isley Brothers
73. Serpentine Fire - Earth, Wind, & Fire
74. Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
75. Heartbeat - Taana Gardner
76. Clean Up Woman - Betty Wright
77. I Can't Stand the Rain - Ann Peebles
78. The Message - Cymande
79. Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas

80. Sign O' the Times - Prince
81. You Dropped a Bomb on Me - The Gap Band
82. Low Rider - War
83. Love Rollercoaster - The Ohio Players
84. Slide - Slave
85. Ffun - Con Funk Shun
86. Word Up - Cameo
87. Too Hot to Stop - The Bar-Kays
88. Movin' - Brass Construction
89. I Found Lovin' - The Fatback Band

90. Cutie Pie - One Way
91. Funky Sensation - Gwen McCrae
92. Fencewalk - Mandrill
93. Be Thankful for What You've Got - William DeVaughn
94. Bring Down the Birds - Herbie Hancock
95. Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside
96. I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) - Instant Funk
97. (Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again - LTD
98. Get the Funk Out Ma Face - The Brothers Johnson
99. Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady) - Natalie Cole

100. If I'm In Luck I Might Get Picked Up - Betty Davis
101. Sing a Simple Song - Sly & The Family Stone
102. Drop the Bomb - Trouble Funk
103. The Jam - Graham Central Station
104. Just Kissed My Baby - The Meters
105. Lovely Day - Bill Withers
106. Computer Love - Zapp & Roger
107. I Can Understand It - New Birth
108. Shine On - George Duke
109. I Gotcha - Joe Tex

110. I Get Lifted - George McCrae
111. Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further? - Lee Dorsey
112. Slippin' Into Darkness - War
113. She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) - Carl Carlton
114. Funkin' for Jamaica - Tom Browne
115. Juicy Fruit - Mtume
116. All Night Long - Mary Jane Girls
117. We Got the Funk - Positive Force
118. Behind the Groove - Teena Marie
119. It's Just Begun - Jimmy Castor

120. (Fallin' Like) Dominoes - Donald Byrd
121. Last Night a DJ Saved My Life - Indeep
122. Breakdown Part I - Rufus Thomas
123. Let it Whip - The Dazz Band
124. Genius of Love - Tom Tom Club
125. No Parking (On the Dancefloor) - Midnight Star
126. Jungle Love - The Time
127. Meeting in the Ladies Room - Klymaxx
128. Nasty Girl - Vanity 6
129. The Ghetto - Donny Hathaway

130. It's My Thing - Marva Whitney
131. Apache - Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band
132. Stretchin' Out (In a Rubber Band) - Bootsy's Rubber Band
133. Let a Woman Be a Woman/Let a Man Be a Man - **** & The Blazers
134. Early in the Morning - The Gap Band
135. Kiss - Prince
136. Up for the Down Stroke - Parliament
137. Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop) - Funkadelic
138. Get Down on It - Kool & The Gang
139. Upside Down (Inside Out) - Diana Ross

140. Why Can't We Be Friends? - War
141. White Horse - Laid Back
142. Disco to Go - The Brides of Funkenstein
143. Strawberry Letter 23 - Shuggie Otis/The Brothers Johnson
144. Hangin' on a String (Contemplating) - Loose Ends
145. Backstrokin' - The Fatback Band
146. Hit N Run - The Bar-Kays
147. Too Tight - Con Funk Shun
148. Just a Touch of Love - Slave
149. Candy - Cameo

150. Zoom - Fat Larry's Band
151. Rise - Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass Band
152. I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit, Baby - Barry White
153. Tramp - Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
154. The Horse - Cliff Nobles & Co.
155. Memphis Soul Stew - King Curtis & The Kingpins
156. Glamorous Life - Sheila E.
157. Let's Get Serious - Jermaine Jackson
158. Joy and Pain - Maze feat. Frankie Beverly
159. Machine Gun - The Commodores

160. Actions Speak Louder Than Words - Hot Chocolate
161. Pusherman - Curtis Mayfield
162. Nights Over Egypt - The Jones Girls
163. Don't Stop the Music - Yarbrough & Peoples
164. Brother's Gonna Work It Out - Willie Hutch
165. A Night to Remember - Shalamar
166. A Love Bizarre - Sheila E. & Prince
167. Outa-Space - Billy Preston
168. Superman Lover - Johnny "Guitar" Watson
169. Mama Feel Good - Lyn Collins

170. Take Me to the Mardi Gras - Bob James
171. Rockin' Chair - Gwen McCrae
172. Blame it on the Boogie - The Jacksons
173. Can You Help Me? - Jesse Johnson
174. Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd
175. Is it All Over My Face? - Loose Joint
176. Across 110th Street - Bobby Womack and Peace
177. Woman of the Ghetto - Marlena Shaw
178. Supernatural Thing - Ben E. King
179. I Can't Get Next to You - Al Green

180. Crosstown Traffic - Jimi Hendrix/Phil Upchurch
181. Could Heaven Ever Be Like This? - Idris Muhammad
182. Get Up Off of That Thang - James Brown
183. The Funky Worm - The Ohio Players
184. Chicken - The Weather Report
185. Beatmaker - Doris
186. I Don't Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky - Ripple
187. Atomic Dog - George Clinton & The P-Funk Allstars
188. Funky Drummer, Parts I and II - James Brown
189. Weekend - Class Action

190. Burning Spear - S.O.U.L.
191. Sun is Here - Sun
192. Another Man - Barbara Mason
193. Moody - ESG
194. A Lover's Holiday - Change
195. Don't Look Any Further - Dennis Edwards and Siedah Garrett
196. The Message from the Soul Sisters, Parts I and II - Vicki Anderson
197. Who is He and What is He to You? - Creative Source
198. Some Skunk Funk - The Brecker Brothers
199. Get Ready - Rare Earth
200. Just An Illusion - Imagination
Great list but no Michael Jackson? Plenty of songs I want to check out though.
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Old 03-15-2016, 07:33 AM   #26 (permalink)
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I remember that list. Decent, was a jumping off point for a few discographies.

Funky stuff I like not mentioned yet:

Stuff - (Do You) Want Some of This
Mass Production - Firecracker
Michael Jackson - PYT
Bob James - Nautilus
Ray Parker Jr. - Just Havin' Fun
Wah Wah Watson - Sunset Boulevard
Edwin Birdsong - Cola Bottle Baby
Connie Price & the Keystones - Double Dutch
Herbie Hancock Albums: Flood, Headhunters, Secrets, Sunlight, Magic Windows, Lite Me Up, Etc...
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Old 03-23-2016, 08:41 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Best Funk Song:

Band: Ballin Jack
Song: Hold On

Great!!!

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Old 03-23-2016, 06:24 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Best Funk Song:

Band: Ballin Jack
Song: Hold On

Great!!!

I saw Ballin Jack several times during the 70s while I was in college. They were excellent. Way under rated. R.I.P. Luther Rabb.

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Old 06-20-2016, 02:25 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Last weekend I listened to Prince - The Future
Funky as h*ll !
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Old 01-10-2017, 05:37 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Just kissed my baby - The Meters
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