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Funky Bass songs

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Impulsee, Feb 23, 2003.


  1. Latly iv been trying to find some funk songs with crazy bass. THe song "boogie nights" has a really fun bass line. anyone know some really really funky songs with crazy funky funky bass lines??~??
     
  2. It might not be really funk, but some skunk funk (live version), from the Brecker Brothers, has a really nice bass going on. Also you might try some Tower of Power songs, like Squib Cake, or Still be Diggin to James Brown.
     
  3. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Rigor Mortis" & "Candy" by Cameo
    "Green Earrings" by Steely Dan
     
  4. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Not to mention Peg!
     
  5. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    Now that's the cut!
     
  6. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Try som Parliment,

    Flashligth is a great funk tune.
     
  7. "Jungle Boogie" by Sly and the Family Stone

    "Superbad" by James Brown

    Very fun songs to play!
     
  8. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    :eek: Sly did Jungle Boogie? :rolleyes:
     
  9. Sorry about that. I was just looking through my mp3 list at the time and someone put in the wrong ID3 tag for artist name. I meant Kool and the Gang. ;) Really!
     
  10. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    :D :D ;)
     
  11. DougD

    DougD Bassman7654

    Sep 19, 2002
    North Las Vegas NV
    Glide by Pleasure, Strawberry letter #23, Get the funk out my face and stomp by the brothers johnson, just about anything by the Reddings and Slave. You have to go back to the 70s/80s for these are seriously old school funk:D
     
  12. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    How about Cholly from Funkadelic? Rumpofsteelskin (sp?) by Parliament was also funky.
     
  13. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    I liked Foxy Lady. ;)
     
  14. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    one of my favorites is Stanley Clarke's "Lopsy Lu" from his first solo album.

    It has very funky popping/ slapping and some nice funk counterpoint.

    I use this for my advanced students.
     
  15. Starrchild

    Starrchild

    Nov 10, 2000
    The Bay.
    "Watching You" by Slave.
    "I Like it" by The Debarges.
    "You're love takes me out" by Cameo.
    "If a girl answers dont hang up" by Vanity 6/Prince.

    Don't get me started.


    ;)
     
  16. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    how about "forget me nots" by Patrice Rushing ????
     
  17. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "If A Girl Answers..." by Vanity 6 is one of Prince's funkiest basslines! As for Pleasure, I also like "Dust Yourself Off", and as for Slave, you gotta mention "Stone Jam"! If you're going to mention Patrice, how about "Let the Music Take Me"?
     
  18. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Denver, Colorado
    True but The Time's 777-9311 is his funkiest with Let's Work following closely. IMO, IMHO, etc. How about your homeboys Woodchuck? Brick's We Don't Wanna Sit Down was pretty cool but my all time favorite from them would be Living From The Mind. Anybody remember Raydio? They had some funk before Ray Parker, Jr. went solo.
     
  19. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I believe that is his second solo album (the self-titled one). IIRC, Children of Forever was his first solo album which came out two years before his self-titled album.
     
  20. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    "I believe that is his second solo album (the self-titled one). IIRC, Children of Forever was his first solo album which came out two years before his self-titled album"



    that sounds about right... i haven't even seen tht album in 15 years...