What is 70s funk music?

Funk, rhythm-driven musical genre popular in the 1970s and early 1980s that linked soul to later African-American musical styles. Brown and others, such as Sly and the Family Stone, began to use funk rhythms as their musical foundation while their lyrics took on themes of urgent social commentary. …

What is the funkiest funk song?

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  • I Like Your Style by Tower of Power.
  • Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) by George Clinton/Parliament Funkadelic.
  • Groove Tonight by Earth, Wind and Fire.
  • Woody and Dutch on the Slow Train to Peking by Rickie Lee Jones.

Which singer did the most developed the funk style?

From the early 1950s, James Brown had a successful career as a soul singer, with hits like ‘Think’ and ‘It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World’ electrifying audiences around the USA. It was his rigorous focus on live performance that led to his development of what became known as funk in the mid to late 1960s.

Who is the best funk singer?

The best funk artists of all time

  • Isley Brothers. townesphd.
  • Graham Central Station. AuntieSoul34.
  • Bootsy Collins. BrownPrider Funk.
  • The Commodores. steelydan1979.
  • Earth Wind & Fire. EarthWindandFireVEVO.
  • Kool & The Gang. KoolAndTheGangVEVO. 249K subscribers.
  • Rick James. RickJamesVEVO. 95.1K subscribers.
  • Prince. Prince. 1.43M subscribers.

Is Son of a gun a bad word?

Son of a gun is an exclamation in American and British English. It can be used encouragingly or to compliment, as in “You son of a gun, you did it!”

Who was the jazz DJ in the 80’s?

Names like Roy Ayers, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock and Lonnie Liston Smith were all held in high regard on the UK club scene. Specialist DJ’s took things a stage further and also began playing Jazz of a purer variety, usually the more uptempo tracks that would suit the dancers.

How to watch rare disco funk compilation on YouTube?

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What kind of music was played in the UK in the 80’s?

This is a mix I put together in 2005, documenting music that was played on the Jazz-Funk scene in the UK during the early 80’s. It illustrates how things would radically change in the upfront clubs as the decade unfolded, Jazz giving way to Electro as the driving force on the black scene (although Jazz would continue to play its part).