Saturday, September 17, 2011

Bucket 'O Funk


A link came across my desk that has the entire funk drops series, plus a selection of Tropical Funk and a secret bonus album. I blogged last week about how we had a great time with Funk Drops 2 - this mix is the greatest funk mix ive ever heard - all in one click! You may have a few of these tracks, but there are some real gems in here - many of these were only released on 45's and are out of print. Check it out:

Vol.1

1 - You Gotta Know Whatcha Doin - Charles Wright
2 - Sexy Coffee Pot - Tony Alvon & The Belairs
3 - Soul Machine - The Meters
4 - Dirty Red - Fabulous Counts
5 - Cold Bear - Gaturs
6 - Nobody But You Babe - Clarence Reid
7 - Pop Popcorn Children - Eldridge Holmes
8 - Get Me Back On Time Engine #9 Pt.1 & 2 - Wilson Pickett
9 - What So Never The Dance - Houseguests
10 - C'mon Children - Earth, Wind & Fire
11 - Back On The Streets Again - Tower Of Power
12 - Getting Uptown (To Get Down) - United 8
13 - Love The Life You Live - Black Heat
14 - Come Little Children - Donny Hathaway
15 - 65 Bars And A Taste Of Soul - The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
16 - Don't Come Around Here Anymore - Mark Putney
17 - It's My Thing - Cold Grits
18 - Riding Thumb - King Curtis
19 - Same Old Thing - The Meters
20 - Shop Talk - Cold Blood

Vol.2

1 Bobby Byrd Try It Again (3:34)
2 The Noble Knights Sing A Simple Song (2:51)
3 The Mighty Hannibal Somebody In The World For You (2:51)
4 The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band Everyday People (In The Jungle) (2:28)
5 The Meters Chicken Strut (3:09)
6 Aretha Franklin Rock Steady (3:11)
7 The Fabulous Counts Lunar Funk (2:11)
8 The Mohawks The Champ (2:37)
9 The Beginning Of The End Funky Nassau (Pt. 2) (2:29)
10 The T.S.U. Toronadoes Getting The Corners (2:23)
11 The Southshore Commission Right On Brother (Pt. 1) (2:35)
12 King Curtis Memphis Soul Stew (Live) (7:37)
13 Baby Huey Hard Times (3:14)
14 Curtis Mayfield If There's A Hell Down Below, We're All Going To Go (Takes 1 & 2 Tracking Excerpt) (4:19)
15 Little Sister Stanga (3:36)
16 Betty Wright Clean Up Woman (2:44)
17 Society's Bag Let It Crawl (2:35)
18 Allen Toussaint Goin' Down (2:54)
19 Dr. John Right Place, Wrong Time (2:51)
20 The Meters Chuc Chug Chug-A-Lug (Push And Shove) (Pt. 2) (3:24)
21 Cold Blood Kissing My Love (6:02)
22 Tower Of Power Stroke '75 (1:25)
23 T.J. Kirk Soul Power (Pt. 1 & 2) (4:24)

Vol.3

1 The Commodores Keep On Dancing (2:37)
2 Barry Jones (2) Do The Funky Boogaloo (Pt. 1) (2:15)
3 Freddie & The Kinfolk Mashed Potato, Pop Corn (2:42)
4 The Mighty Hannibal Get In The Groove (2:22)
5 Johnny Cameron & The Camerons Funky John (2:44)
6 Rufus Thomas The Memphis Train (2:29)
7 Joyce Jones Help Me Make Up My Mind (2:41)
8 The Meters Here Comes The Meter Man (2:50)
9 The Commodores Rise Up (2:45)
10 Bobby Byrd I'm On The Move (2:55)
11 Black Haze Express Won't Nobody Listen (4:13)
12 Earth, Wind & Fire Fan The Fire (3:06)
13 The Fabulous Counts Get Down People (2:31)
14 The Stovall Sisters Hang On In There (3:32)
15 The Beginning Of The End Monkey Tamarind (3:33)
16 Mark Holder Whatever's Fair (2:38)
17 Rasputin's Stash Your Love Is Certified (1:58)
18 Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band What Can You Bring Me? (2:44)
19 Curtis Mayfield Get Down (Single Version) (3:50)
20 The Meters Just Kissed My Baby (4:34)
21 Black Heat No Time To Burn (3:34)
22 6ix I'm Just Like You (3:23)
23 Darrow Fletcher Improve (2:43)
24 New Birth Hurry Hurry (3:36)
25 Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns Four Play (Promo Edit) (3:30)

Tropical Funk Experience:

01. Spouge Explosion - Lunar 7
02. Let Me Get Stoned - Boo And The Tru Tones
03. Take The Funky Feeling - The Blue Rhythm Combo
04. Cissy Strut - De Boys An Dem
05. Fugitive Dub - The Skatalites
06. Don't Knock My Love - The Swingin' Stars Of Dominica
07. Black Water Gold - The Blue Rhythm Combo
08. Vehicle - Richard Stoute
09. Sweet Loving - Mighty Sparrow
10. Soul Makossa - Jablonski
11. Black Man's Cry - Gay Flamingoes
12. Smokey Feeling - The Organisation
13. Check It Out - Wildfire
14. Steppin' Up - Lynn Taitt
15. New Bag - The Exciters
16. Broasted Or Fried - St Vincents Latinaires
17. Jive Samba - Llans Thelwell And The Celestials
18. Latin Lips - The Invaders
19. Basa Bongo - Yoruba Singers
20. Back Home - Andre Tanker And The Mansa Musa Drummers

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5 comments:

juhawks said...

oh my god i've been blasting this all day watching NFL RedZone...

Great Picks!

Joe Sheehan said...

I'm Old Gregg, Mothalicka.

jonas0tt0 said...

Funk yeah mother funker!

Will Rubenstein said...

Awesome with Capital A...also check out "Dusty Diamond vol. 1" by ALan Evans - Ruun, do not walk and dl this...linky: http://www.playonbrother.com/DustyDiamond/DustyDiamond/Dusty_Diamond.html

Brandon said...

Any other links for this by any chance? Must have missed it and it looks sick. Thanks!