List of funk songs.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by crazyphil, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. Let's get a list of some good funk songs:

    Kool and the Gang - Fresh
    Wild Cherry - Play that funky music

    List away!
  2. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    my funny valentine - chaka kahn version
    cruisin' - ???
    respect - urethra franklin

    more will come later, let me go get an old set list
  3. metron

    metron Fluffy does not agree

    Sep 12, 2003
    Lakewood Colorado
    Funky Drummer - James Brown (most sampled beat ever not that thats a good thing)

    Thank You - Sly & the Family Stone

    Actual Proof - Herbie Hancock
  4. Brick House - Commodores
    Le Freak - Chic
    Get Down on it - Kool and the Gang (?)
  5. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Curtis Mayfield "Superfly"
    Kool & the gang "Jungle Boogie"
  6. What is Hip- tower of power
    Diggin On James Brown- TOP

    ouch, anything by Tower of Power man.

    Sir Duke- Stevie
    Master Blaster- Stevie Wonder Again

    So many
  7. Zillium


    May 27, 2003
    Strechin' Out (In A Rubber Band)- Bootsy Collins
  8. Here's a sample of my list:
    Pleasure: "Glide"
    "Foxy Lady"
    Graham Central Station: "Hair"
    "Love and Happyness"
    "Turn it out"
    Chuckii Booker: "Front Line" (a must have!!!!!)
    "Soul Trilogy"
    "Sexy MF"
    Stevie Wonder: too many things to tell you...
    James Brown: the same as above but : "My Thang"
    "I've got the feeling"

    So many, I'll come back to tell you some that will haven't been said(is that english???):D
  9. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Two of my faves, both by Brothers Johnson.

    Strawberry Letter 23
  10. lneal


    Apr 12, 2002
    Lee County, Alabama
    Here we go again!

  11. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    The Meters - 'Look-Ka Py Py' & 'Rigor Mortis' (you can feel the sticky New Orleans heat!)

    Mandrill - Fencewalk

    Gil Scott-Heron had some funk now and again too.
  12. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Yeah, it's been done before. Still worth doing...

    * Brickhouse - Commodores
    * Early In The Morning - Gap Band
    * Shake and Dance With Me - Con Funk Shun
    * Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside
    * Fire - Ohio Players
    * Sweet Sticky Thang - Ohio Players (or is it Sweet SEXY Thang?)
    * Mothership Connection - Parliament, Clarke / Duke Project
    * Jungle Love - The Time
    * Rock With You - Michael Jackson
    * Flashlight - Parliament
    * Forget-Me-Nots - Patrice Rushen
    * Cisco Kid - WAR
    * Me & Baby Brother - WAR
    * Fantasy - Earth Wind & Fire
    * Jupiter - EWF
    * Saturday Night - EWF
    * Mighty Mighty - EWF ( anybody seein' a trend here?)
    * In The Stone - EWF
    * Best of My Love - (was that Cheryl Lynn or The Emotions? Either way the band was......EWF)

    That's all for now. I'm sure there's hundreds more.


  13. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
    Yeah, it's been done before. Still worth doing...

  14. mikemulcahy


    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Under water Boogie
    Mothership Connection
    One Nation
    Pledge Your Groovallegience To the Funk

    Ohio Players
    Slippery When Wet
    Sweet Sticky Thing

    Anything by the Brides Of Funkenstein, Brothers Johnson, EWF.