cool (God forbid) disco lines!!

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by JoBo-86, Aug 20, 2001.

  1. JoBo-86

    JoBo-86 Guest

    hey just wondering what u guys thought were some cool disco lines. :D i personally think there was some good stuff going on back then. listen to Chic - Everybody Dance
  2. Here's few I've played in a Disco Band.
    Made lots o' money & packed them in, because let's face it... chicks like to dance.

    Got To Be Real -Cheryll Lynn
    Le Freak - Chic
    Shake Your Groove Thing - Peaches & Herb
    Shake Your Booty - KC & The Sunshine Band
    ....Get Down Tonight
    .....That's The Way I Like It
    Lady Marmalade - LaBelle
    Boogie Oogie - Taste Of Honey
  3. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Funky disco lines = Bootsy Collins

  4. I like Staying Alive by the Bee Gees.
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Pretty much everything from Earth, Wind & Fire and Kool & The Gang.
  6. mchildree

    mchildree Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2000
    "Forget Me Nots" by Patrice Rushen (I think)
  7. Everybody sing!

    "She's a"
  8. air_leech


    Sep 1, 2000
    Don't leave me this way-Thelma Huston

    great disco line.
  9. jazzbo

    jazzbo Guest

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Some of these probably fit more into the "soul" category than "disco."

    Tell Me Something Good - Rufus
    Hair - Graham Central Station
    Sex Machine - James Brown
    She - Harry Connick, Jr.
    Car Wash - Rolls Royce
    Disco Inferno - The Trampps
    Groove is in the Heart - Deelite
    Burn Rubber - Gap Band
    Love Rollercoaster - Ohio Players
  10. gweimer

    gweimer Guest

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    "Love of Money" - The O'Jays
    "Disco Jazz" - Dazz Band
    "Nights on Broadway" - The Bee Gees
  11. air_leech


    Sep 1, 2000

    I thought it was a Chaka Khan song. is it?
  12. jazzbo

    jazzbo Guest

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Chaka Khan was the lead vocalist for Rufus.
  13. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999 it me or is Diana Ross' "Love Hangover" the same damn tune?
    (Especially the 'breakdown').

    "Forget-Me-Nots" by Patrice Rushen(helluva pianist)was written by a BASSIST, 'Ready' Freddie Washington.
    (You youngsters know this tune as "Men In Black").
  14. melvin

    melvin Guest

    Apr 28, 2001
    Those to songs rock, or should I say groove? Especially Groove is in the Heart.
  15. gruffpuppy

    gruffpuppy Guest

    Aug 15, 2000
    In your basement.
    Funny thing is that most of these songs could be found on one or two greatest hits disks.

    In that case I suggest you buy them.
    If you want to learn how to groove in a funky style this is a great era to search.
  16. gweimer

    gweimer Guest

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Well, you can say what you will about the band, but "YMCA" from The Village People has a very cool bass sound and riff.
  17. alexssandro

    alexssandro Guest

    Jun 7, 2000
    Houston, Texas
    "Feel the Real" by David Bendeth. It's sort of a disco/funk/house track. There is some serious bass happening on this tune.
  18. Bass-A-Nova

    Bass-A-Nova Guest

    Nov 2, 2000
    I've always wondered who the bassist was. There is some AMAZING slap/pop going on with that tune. Man I'd love to see a video of that song being played. Anyone know of one, or any vids with Freddie?
  19. Bass-A-Nova

    Bass-A-Nova Guest

    Nov 2, 2000
    I'm trying to perfect the lines on these toons. I'd like to also add votes for:

    Most anything by K.C. (simple, but fun)
    Rick James stuff like "Give It To Me Baby" & "Super Freak" (easy to learn, women like it)
    "Rapper's Delight" (forget the artist)
    "Boogie Oogie Oogie" (can't remember who this is either)
    "Funkytown" (Lipps, Inc.)
    Prince - too many to mention...

    Sigh - but my band wants to play more Ozzie. :rolleyes: I'm gonna go puke now................
  20. Bass-A-Nova

    Bass-A-Nova Guest

    Nov 2, 2000
    This is exactly what I've done. Bought or downloaded 4 CDs for funk basslines alone to play along with.

    Well this is my third post in a row in this thread, but funk/dance music is what inspired me to pick up a bass to begin with. It's just nice to see others get into the same music. If nothing else, it's just plain fun to play!