Today's Funk playlist

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  1. Kool & the Gang - Open Sesame

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  2. Skyy - From the Left Side (Expanded Edition)

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  3. Jamiroquai - Different Sounds: The Remixes

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  4. Slave - Unchained at Last

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  5. noisefreq

    noisefreq Active Member

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    A couple of recent finds!

    I've been contemplating buying the re-issue of this. Glad I didn't, this one is mint on the inside.
    KOOL & THE GANG "SPIRIT OF THE BOOGIE"
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    And I also ran across this one I didn't have...

    PARLIAMENT "FUNKENTELECHY VS. THE PLACEBO SYNDROME "
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  6. Spirit of the Boogie is my second all-time favorite funk album after the group's Open Sesame. Zero disrepect to Slave, Zapp, and other acts from the planet's epicenter of funk - Dayton, Ohio or even the P-Funk camp out of New Jersey, Kool & the Gang are the undisputed gods of groove in the genre. Slave fronted by Steve Arrington displayed monstrous, earthquaking bass guitar antics, Parliament/Funkadelic welcomed listeners aboard the Mothership, but Kool & the Gang's overall musicianship, African-centered conciousness, and variety of topics (see "Fruit Man" on Light of the World) simply take the crown for me. The self-titled opener, "Ride the Rhythm, and the oft-sampled "Jungle Jazz" (sampled over 50 times), make Spirit of the Boogie a must have in one's funk collection. The fact that you own a copy on vinyl in mind condition makes it all the more sweeter. Excellent find.
     
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  7. Cameo - Style

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    Parliament - Motor Booty Affair
     
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  9. Kleeer - Lisence to Dream

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  10. Mr.White

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    Some cool 70's Italian mellow lounge-funk I picked up the other day for $2. Discogs lists this album as a 2 LP set in a tri-fold cover. What I have is a single sleeved release of the second album. It's pretty cool!

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    Parliament - Mothership Connection

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  12. jnicholson14

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    Slave - Stone Jam
     
  13. Mystic

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    Message to the OP,

    Hi Michael, wherever you are.

    -M
     
  14. noisefreq

    noisefreq Active Member

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    Sorry, just now reading your insightful reply.

    You mentioned Slave, Zapp and Parilament...I would have to include Ohio Players in that list, too.
     
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    Bootsy Collins....World Wide Funk ...CD
     
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