recommendation for funk

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Jonki, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway

    can somone recommend me some groovy funk?

  2. Phe


    May 30, 2005
    Oulu, Finland
    Funkadelic - Standing on the verge of getting it on
    City of God's OST
  3. Chili


    Mar 8, 2005
    The brothers johnson, awsome funk, sly and the family stone, lakeside all have good groovy bass lines, try and songs from them
  4. Andyattalkbass


    Aug 11, 2005
    Tower of Power for lots of 16th note grooves! Definately Sly and The Family Stone and anything that Larry Graham has played in.
  5. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    thanks alot! i'll check em out!!!
  6. Nikolai


    Apr 20, 2004
    George clinton
    The Meters
  7. Incognito.

    Anything from the last 25 years. :) :)
  8. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    James Brown is the funkiest man in the multiverse. He invented funk.
  9. i'm gonna say Herbie hancock and the Headhunters, particularly the "Thrust" album. when i think funk, i think Paul Jackson. damn that guy is funky!
  10. Chrisrm

    Chrisrm Bass Virtuoso Wannabe

    Feb 10, 2002
    Colchester, CT
    Maceo Parker's "Life On PLanet Groove" just does it for me. He's also probably the best concert I've ever been to. EVERYBODY in that place was grooving!
  11. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Get some Papa Grows Funk - all sick musicians....Russell Batiste Jr. on drums, Peter V. or Marc Pero on bass (highly underrated monsters), Jon Gros on keys, a guy that used to be in Galactic and June Yamagishi on guitar.
    I have a live show of them doing one of the funkiest Yellow Moon's I've ever heard.
  12. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    James Brown - In The Jungle Groove

    Check out the 70's redo of "Give it Up Or Turn It A Loose"

    Bootsy Collins - Bass
    Clyde Stubblefield - Drums

    The funkiest bass and drums ever played. Ever.
  13. Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
    Chic - Good Times
    Funkadelic - Cosmic Slop

    and check out The Meters, the fore fathers of funk.