Silly

you can’t trump the funk


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You’ve Got To Give Them What They Came For

Sun


One of the baddest underground funk bands ever was SUN, live from Dayton, featuring a hint of all of the greats rolled into a sound all their own.

The vocals were amazing, the band was TIGHT, they could swing, they …

Ohio Funk Dosimetry

300 tracks and counting….. ALL OHIO FUNK youtube playlist

curated by ezraz the enfunklopedia

to lock you on the 1

and cool you out in these stressful times

Works nice in shuffle mode.


Featuring

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Dayton

Bootsy

Bootsy

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Sun

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Lakeside

roger

Roger

aurra

Aurra

Ohio Fungk Is Where It’s At

The baddest playlist around….. All OHIO, All FUNGK, ALL ON THE ONE

Ohio Players, Sun, Slave, Bootsy, Heatwave, Dayton, The Isley’s, Junie Morrison, Zapp, Aurra, Faze-O,  Lakeside, Overnight Low, Dazz Band…. if it came from Ohio we will play it.…

Ripping Dusty Grooves

Check out this great radio show featuring all rare Ohio funk, all rare grooves, live from Cinci it’s Deeper Than Atlantis!

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You Can’t Hide Don’t Lie

Straight up


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Still The Funkiest Players Around

There’s only space on the mountaintop for a few of our all time music legends, and it’s a funkin shame the Ohio Players remain underrated and unheralded by the mainstream media.

ohio-players-5058df9106f66They deserve to be in the Rock and Roll …

FUNK @ 24/192: Oh My!

But of course, why did I ever doubt it?

I worry. More than my cool attitude allows.

I worry about incompetence and greed getting in the way of a good time.

I worried that the high resolution thing would pass …

Watching You

Damn why was this lip-synched? I thought that the Don Kirshner show was live performance so I wonder what happened here. Anyways, great Ohio groove on this one. This is STELLAR FUNGK!

Very bad transfers. Can someone get some better …

You Make My Lonely Heart Sing – Sugar Spinnin

More Sugar, More Ohio Players. Never sounded better. RIP.

You’re Stepping So High – Legendary Slave

A Legend Passes – Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, Guitarist & Sanger for Ohio Players, 69

 

360px-Leroy_Sugarfoot_Bonner_publicity_photoWe have lost an underrated musical genius, the voice of a generation, the creator of a new singing style, and an influence to countless other musicians (perhaps most notably Prince)…. Mr. Leroy Bonner, better known as Sugarfoot or just …

We’ll Provide The Channels – Feel The Flow

More Dayton funk for ya, Sun is here!

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Dayton’s On The Mothership

More classic Ohio funk for you, this time from Faze-O. Dayton & Cinci are really making their pitch as the home of funk and I like it. So many good funk bands and all kinds of killer players came out …

Unsung Ohio Players

Through the magic of video production, a great overview of my favorite funk band of all time:

 

 

 

 

Album Review: Slave (1977)

Album Review By Super J

[originally published at WFNK.com on 08/01/2000]

 


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Slave’s debut album came in 1977. With 9 members, the album promised to give us power funk and it doesn’t disappoint.

The sound of the album reminds me …