If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck…

master and student


CLEVELAND,OHIO -FEBRUARY 20: Albert King on 2/20/91 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)



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I Am Nothing

Look at me, a king on a throne!

Great old soul from Detroit.


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She’s Just Another Girl

Bones



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My Love Runs From My Head Down To My Toes

Play the game

play the game

play the game

play the game of love!


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Soul Brothers


Tasty

Ray Charles & Milt Jackson.

Tasty




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The Snakefoot Is Funky


I don’t know what it is

but it sure is funky


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So Much Easier

Complain, so much easier


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Stool Pigeon

Ha cha cha cha!

Let’s go back to 1982 for some live fun with Kid Creole & The Coconuts

 



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My Kind of People

The great Cee-Lo Green doing his thing:


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A Long Way From Feeling Bad

Let’s go to Funkville with The Crowd Pleasers!

This is rare, pure Ohio Funk.



I’ve read that The Crowd Pleasers were formed to accompany Junie Morrison on tour in the 1979-1980 timeframe, but the tour fell apart and The Crowd … Read the rest

So Ruff So Tuff Out Here


Let me tell ya people!

Found some live ZAPP featuring the mega funky Roger Troutman from that same Aruba Funk Jam hosted by Sinbad.

So funky. Computer Love.


We miss you, Roger.


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This Is Graham


Enjoy most of Sly & The Family Stone, rocking the stage in Aruba circa 1997 on Sinbad’s Summer Soul Jam.

Yes. I had this on VHS back in the day but it’s long gone.



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Way Down Inside

Rick Beato with a great dissection of the Zep classic Whole Lotta Love:

I like when he picks up the guitar and plays along with the solo.

Pretty sick!


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The Small Fish

Bob Marley performing, 1980


One piece to the genius of Bob Marley is how pliable his music is.

The Marley fam did a remix project in 1999 called Chant Down Babylon where they mixed reggae classics with hip-hop and rock … Read the rest

It’s The Wrapping They Buy


Here’s a great interview clip with the shy and interesting Charlie Watts, drummer for the Rolling Stones, from back in the early days.

He reflects on life in a successful white rock ‘n roll band playing black R&B, how American … Read the rest

George Bernard Worrell, Jr.


Best known as Bernie or The Wizard of Woo, Worrell is a giant among modern composers and keyboardists.

This man could play virtually anything at a very high level. His writing, playing, and improvisation were unrivaled. From April 19, 1944 … Read the rest

WFNK’s World of Funk

One of our most popular playlists is the grab bag of all that is funky —

Planet Earth Funking For Ages:
WFNK.com Presents a Whole World of Funk

A little bit of this, a little bit of that, before you … Read the rest

All Right Hold Tight

Great jam from Deep Purple, rocking it in the 80’s:

 


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