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Motown/early funk albums

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by whitenoise, Apr 11, 2006.


  1. whitenoise

    whitenoise

    Jan 11, 2003
    Hey,

    Can anyone recommend some good motown and early funk albums that I need to own as a bass player? Any suggestions are appreciated.
     
  2. flatwoundfender

    flatwoundfender

    Feb 24, 2005
    Marvin Gaye - What's Goin On
    James Brown - In The Jungle Groove
    The Meters - Look-Ka Py Py (any would do)
    Booker T. and M.G.'s - a best of album would do the trick
    Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collection
    Billy Cobham - Spectrum (while this is more fusion it's got some funky, and awesome basslines played by Lee Sklar)
    Tower Of Power - Bump City (Any would do)
     
  3. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Ones I wore out back in the day-

    Stand!-Sly & The Family Stone
    Psychedelic Shack-The Temptations
    ABC-Jackson 5 (this is now packaged with their debut album)
    Third Album-Jackson 5 (this is now packaged with their 4th album, Maybe Tomorrow)
    That's The Way Of The World-EW&F
    'White Album"-AWB
    Cut The Cake-AWB
    Looking Out For Number 1-Brothers Johnson
     
  4. JtheJazzMan

    JtheJazzMan

    Apr 10, 2006
    Australia
    +1 :)

    any stuff with james jamerson is great to listen to
     

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