Reverand Funk

Member Since: 2/25/2002
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Foundations of Funk - A history of the ONE

Side A
Artist Song
Booker T and the MGs  Green Onions - 1962 
Professor Longhair  Big Chief - 1964 
James Brown  Outtasite - 1964 
Isley brothers with Jimi Hendrix  testify parts 1 and 2 - 1964 
JR Walker and the All Stars  Shotgun - 1965 
Lee Dorsey  Ride your pony - 1965 
James Brown  Papa's got a brand new bag - 1965 
Dyke and the Blazers  Funky broadway - 1966 
King Curtis  Memphis soul stew - 1967 
The Parliaments  (I just wanna) testify - 1967 
Sly and the family stone  Dance to the music - 1968 
Otis Redding  Hard to handle - 1968 
Archie Bell & The Drells  Tighten up - 1968 
Sam and Dave  Thank you - 1968 
Johnnie Taylor  Who's making love - 1968 
Marva Whitney  What do i have to do to prove my love - 1969 
The Isley Brothers  It's your thing - 1969 
The Temptations  Cloud nine - 1969 
The Meters  Cissy strut - 1969 
Jean Knight  Mr Big Stuff - 1970 
Charles Wright  Express yourself - 1970 
Lee Dorsey  Yes we can (part 1) - 1970 
Sly and the family stone  Thank you - 1970 
James Brown  Sex machine - 1970 
Isaac Hayes  Theme from shaft - 1971 
Funkadelic  You and your folks, me and my folks - 1971 
Aretha Franklin  Rocksteady - 1971 
Curtis Mayfield  Superfly - 1972 
The Jimmy Castor Bunch  It's just begun - 1972 
Lynn Collins  Think - 1972 
Side B
Betty Wright  Clean Up Woman - 1972 
Stevie Wonder  Superstition 1973 
Kool and the gang  Jungle boogie - 1973 
The O'Jays  For the love of money - 1973 
Tower of power  What is hip? - 1973 
The Meters  Just Kissed My Baby - 1974 
Average white band  Pick up the pieces - 1974 
KC and the sunshine band  Get down tonight - 1975 
The Isley brothers  Fight the power - 1975 
Earth, Wind and Fire  Shining star - 1975 
The Ohio Players  Love rollercoaster - 1975 
Graham Central Station  The jam - 1975 
War  lowrider - 1975 
Parliament  Give up the funk - 1976 
Rose royce  Carwash - 1976  
Brick  Dazz - 1976 
Marvin Gaye  Got to give it up - 1977 
The Commodores  Brick house - 1977 
Funkadelic  One nation under a groove - 1978 
Chic  Good times - 1979 
Michael Jackson  Don't Stop - (`Til You Get Enough) - 1979 
The Sugarhill Gang  Rapper's delight - 1979 
Zapp   More Bounce to the ounce - 1980 
Rick James  Superfreak - 1981 
George Clinton  Atomic Dog - 1982 
Cameo  Word up - 1986 
Prince  Kiss - 1986 


Heard all together, this 3 CD set of my own devising represents what I would consider to be a satisfactory aural explanation as to the origin and evolution of all things funky. Get down.
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Sean Lally
Date: 9/9/2002
Kick ass! A really good introduction to the funk. Let me know if I have anything you'd like to trade for this.
p the swede
Date: 9/9/2002
yes like Sean said a really great introduction to the fonk
Date: 9/9/2002
i think i need this: an excellent mix. let me know if you want to trade (i have a feeling you'll be getting a lot of requests for this one!).
The Misfit
Date: 9/9/2002
Hot damn. This is killer!
Anton Trees1
Date: 9/9/2002
Need I even say it? That's a fucking genius mix!

Date: 9/9/2002
Yes indeed, an excellent funk overview
Franklin Onn
Date: 9/9/2002
Wozzir! A labor of love by a true funkophile. Get down indeed!
Date: 9/9/2002
Funk-a-licious! I know from your "Big Funk Turnover" series, (which I am currently enjoying muchly!), you ARE da' man o' FUNK! I can't argue with your selections...musta' been tough to leave out "Nutbush City Limits"..!
Date: 9/9/2002
i love this mix. awesome
Date: 9/9/2002
Date: 9/9/2002
Date: 9/9/2002
This looks really cool.
Date: 7/23/2003
it's a wonderful selection all by itself, but you really made my day by closing with cameo's +word up!½ and prince's +kiss½ . my two favorite songs. i think i love ya.
Date: 10/30/2003
good selection dissapointed there was no representation of of the jazzfunk and rare groove scene