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What is this riff?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Quatzu, Oct 7, 2013.


  1. Quatzu

    Quatzu

    Jul 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    Folks:

    I need help. I know the riff is not Funkadelic's "What is Soul," I know the riff is not Band of Gypsys' "Machine Gun," but I know the riff. I was drunk at my neighbor's one night and he was playing some live recording of this and I was like, "yeah man, Chili Peppers did this, it's called What is Soul," and he thought I was nuts.



    SO what is the riff from?
     
  2. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
     
  3. Quatzu

    Quatzu

    Jul 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    Come on.
     
  4. Quatzu

    Quatzu

    Jul 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    Bump.
     
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Am I missing something?
     
  6. Quatzu

    Quatzu

    Jul 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    No. It's simple... what song are they covering here?
     
  7. Quatzu

    Quatzu

    Jul 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    AHA! I found it. The riff is from "Mommy, What's a Funkadelic?"

     

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