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23

Jul

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100 plays

Unlimited Four - “Slow Down” (Chanson) - Funky group soul.

22

Jul

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172 plays

Roscoe & Friends - “Barnyard Soul” (TEC) - I wanna be one of Roscoe’s friends.

21

Jul

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140 plays

Robert Harris & The U.R.S. Band - “Funk On” (Funkshun) - Sounds like a party.

20

Jul

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144 plays

The Junior-Aire’s Spiritual Singers - “God Is Standing By” (Prophecy) - Gospel funk for a Sunday morning…

19

Jul

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122 plays

Norman Connors - “The Creator Has A Master Plan” (Buddah) - Beautiful version of the oft-covered Pharoah Sanders/Leon Thomas classic.

18

Jul

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176 plays

Richard Roundtree - “Lovin’” (MGM) - The man from Shaft gets his romance on…

17

Jul

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300 plays

The Black Souls - “Baki Mutane Nakuna (Black People Crying)” [Gully] - Damn.

16

Jul

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338 plays

Magic Sand - “Get Ready To Fly” (UNi) - Funky psych record released first as a 45 by The Hooterville Trolley called “No Silver Bird”, but it’s the same song…weird.

15

Jul

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262 plays

Timmy Willis - “Don’t Want To Set Me Free” (Epic) - Timmy setting his ex-woman straight.

14

Jul

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188 plays

Lafayette Afro-Rock Band - “Azeta” (Musicdisc) - Not the famous jam on this LP, but still FUNKY.

13

Jul

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224 plays

Meditation Singers - “I Love My Jesus” (Jewel) - Gospel funk for a Sunday…

12

Jul

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208 plays

The Jet Black’s - “Hip Hug Her” (Chantecler) - Brazilian band’s take on the Booker T & The M.G.s classic. 2nd cover of this song I’ve posted, here’s the 1st:

http://funksoul.tumblr.com/post/45827316616/audley-williams-hip-hug-her-abel-boogaloo

11

Jul

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346 plays

The Echomen - “Let’s Get Together” (Sheila) - I echo that sentiment.

10

Jul

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230 plays

CHOCOLATECLAY - “Free (I’ll Always Be)” [CAT] - Some feel good modern soul. I didn’t realize Little Bill from Boogie Nights had a band?

09

Jul

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288 plays

The Spins - “The Valley Of Temples” (Derby) - Some Italo-disco/funk synth bizness from 1978. Reminds me of a mash-up of Steve Miller Band’s “Fly Like An Eagle” and Nas’ “Street Dreams”.