Friday, 26 August 2011

Funk All Time Top 100. (11-25)

11. Hank Johnson - You Lost Your Thing (1972 Spear)
Hard hitting vocal funk bomb.

12. Robert Moore - Everything's Gonna' Be All Right (1972 Saadia)
Uptempo funk dancer from Miama, Florida.

13. Joe Quarterman And Free Soul - (I Got) So Much Trouble In My Mind (1972 GSF)
Huge rare groove classic with great lyrics!

14. Wee Willie & The Winners - Get Some (1973 Shotgun)
Heavyweight rare groove funk classic out of Brooklyn. Arranged by Meco.

15. Soul Searchers - Blow Your Whistle (1974 Sussex)
Rare groove classic from D.C's Chuck Brown.

16. James Brown - There It Is (1972 Polydor)
My pick of James Browns solo releases is this classic arranged by David Matthews.

17. Landlords & Tenants - Back Up Part 2 (1972 Buddah)
Large production - driving funk on Buddah.

18. Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s - Blow Your Head (1974 People)
Uptempo album only rare groove classic with distinctive Moog synth lead line.

19. Cyril Neville - Gossip (1969 Josie)
A chunky slice of New Orleans funk, with Neville Brother Cyril backed by The Meters.

20. General Crook - Do It For Me (1974 Down To Earth)
Slickly produced vocal funk from Chicago replete with string section.

21. Don Pierce - This Funky Thing (1970 Majesty)
Obscure vocal funk bomb produced by Larry Johnson.

22. Maceo & The Macks - Cross The Track (We Better Go Back) (1974 People)
Massive rare groove anthem produced by James Brown.

23. The Meters - Funky Miracle (1970 Josie)
My pick of the early funk tracks by The Meters is this album only bomb.

24. The Dapps ft, Alfred Ellis - Bringing Up The Guitar (1967 King)
Early 'party' funk classic produced by James Brown.

25. Freddie Wilson - What Would It Be Like (1972 Grandville)
A heavyweight, unashamed James Brown-a-like production.

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