Interviewing Funk Legends – The Ohio Players


Here’s a longform interview with Diamond and Kuumba from OP. Enjoy!


Here’s another great interview with Diamond:

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Makes My Heart Sing

You sweet sticky thing.

Rare live Ohio Players from mid-70’s:



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Loving You Is Ecstasy To Me

Classic OP jam:

 

 

1973 was pretty stocked with amazing music.



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Saving The Relationship

If you need help…

All Ohio Funk – Slow Jam Edition!

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Junie Morrison Genius Appreciation Post

Rest In Peace Young Man, only 62, and gone already.

Walter Morrison, musical wizard and author of many amazing pieces of music, has passed.



This only 7 months after losing Bernie Worrell. Then there’s David Bowie. Prince.

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Flyy

Take da funk off

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Silly

you can’t trump the funk


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Each Letter Meant Something Special

Great classic jam from The Ohio Players

varee is love

from the OhioFUNGK playlist!

i know that a man ain’t supposed to cry but i can’t dry these tears from my eye…

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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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Heaven Must Be Like This

I missed this when posted… the Ohio Players as funky as ever after all these years!

This is Live in Atlanta 2013 featuring Diamond, Billy!, Chet, Darwin, and Kuumba! That’s a classic lineup and they are on point and bringing … Read the rest

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.… Read the rest

Cover From Another Mother

I see that Skin Tight cover and I’m going to raise you… Let’s Love


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Deep Ohio Getdown

Here’s a nice groove by The Brooks bringing some Ohio Players to the Montreal jazz scene.

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You and Me and The Ohio Players

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Great jam from the greatest:

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Pride & Vanity

Amazing song from one of my favorite albums ever

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You Can’t Hide Don’t Lie

Straight up


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We Don’t Have Time To Fool Around

Killer song from Junie Morrison featuring OP colleague Sugarfoot Bonner, from the often overlooked (and long out of print) 5 album released in 1981.

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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.

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