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interested in funk

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by mejor, May 21, 2001.


  1. mejor

    mejor

    Aug 21, 2000
    sorry anyone out there can give me an advice about some funky stuff ?

    Thanks
     
  2. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    Well, if you want musical reference check out:

    Sly & the family stone
    Tower of power
    Funkadelic
    Jaco (?)
    Larry graham
    Stanley clarke
    Graham central station
    The meters
    urgghgh.... there is ****loads more

    /lovebown
     
  3. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    BOOTSY! BOOTSY COLLINS!! :D
    Someone said, "if you'd cut him with a razor, he'd BLEED funk!"
     
  4. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    More:

    James Brown
    Gap Band
    Earth, Wind and Fire
    Isley Brothers
    Kool & The Gang
    Rick James
    Morris Day & The Time
    O'Jays

    etc., etc.
     
  5. I love funk, and all the above bands....
    If you want the newer funk stuff try out:

    Jamiroquai
    Brand New Heavies
    Us3
    Red Hot Chili Peppers (the bass is the only really funky part)

    Also check out:
    Herbie Hancock
    D'angelo
    Average White Band
    Greyboy Allstar Band

    And if you are lookin for bootsy and haven't heard of them already:

    Parliament

    Some easy but groovin songs are:

    Earth Wind Fire - Let's Groove
    Herbie Hancock - Chameleon (the timing is a little difficult)
    Kool and the Gang - Jungle Boogie
    A Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie (more like disco, but hey, thats funk)
    Chic - Good Times
    Average White Band - Pick Up The Peices
    Parliament - Flashlight
    Greyboy Allstar Band - Soul Dream
    Tower of Power - Once You Get A Taste (look out for needing a low D)


    Yeah those are some greats that got me started... Hell I am still starting!!!!

    Oh well the world needs more funk. If you notice all the new commercials have funk backgrounds now... You can tell that it is going to make a comeback in the near future, even if it is just a little bit.

    Good Luck

    Drake
     
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Moved to Recordings.

    Will C.:cool: