One series that highlights some of the best contemporary funk bands is British 's Stay on Groove. Level 42 - The Pursuit Of Accidents 1982 320kbps 01. Foundation And Empire 8:39 06. . Let it Whip - Dazz Band 97. The Chant Has Begun Power Mix 8:01 06. The Message - Cymande 153.
Amazingly, they lived up to that billing. While other diasporac genres like reggae were less open to sexual fluidity, Brit funk encouraged both men and women to express their sexuality. Running Away - Roy Ayers 151. Superstition - Stevie Wonder 8. Chart-topping mainstream bands like Wham! Dance On Heavy Weather 4:27 05. Gresham Blues 5:45 Level 42 - Guaranteed 1991 320kbps 01. However, because of the fact that Brit funk does not fit into a category, it struggled to be successful commercially, but it still defied the norms of music.
And like disco, the Brit Funk scene was significant in reducing racial boundaries in the clubs and raising the profile of black and white musicians who worked together. Before he joined Deep Purple, Hughes was the bass-playing frontman of power trio Trapeze. Cloud Nine - Temptations 79. Love Games Live 6:17 12. Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown early 90s gangster West Coast Hip Hop 1. Machine Gun - Commodores 175.
Take A Look Extended Mix 7:41 11. All Over You 4:01 05. Dukey Stick - George Duke 196. Freedom Someday 6:17 Level 42 - Staring At The Sun 1988 320kbps 01. Micro-Kid Live-Full Length Version 6:21 09.
I Know You Got Soul - Bobby Byrd 116. The Breakdown Part I - Rufus Thomas 171. Candy Girl - New Edition 4. To Prove My Love - Ned Doheny 187. Two Hearts Collide 4:10 09.
You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate 48. Many British based soul and dance bands found themselves merging under the Brit funk banner. The Chinese Way 4:47 08. Dive Into The Sun 4:03 02. Love Games 9:44 Level 42 - World Machine 1985 320kbps 01.
Get Down Saturday Night - Oliver Cheatham 10. Set Me Up 4:27 06. Smiling Faces Sometimes - Undisputed Truth 112. Word Up - Cameo 45. This football crowd style of interacting with the music continues in British clubs today. They went onto commercial success in the 90s on Talking Loud and still gig all over the world. The Sun Goes Down Living It Up 4:15 03.
Running In The Family 6:14 04. Outa-Space - Billy Preston 113. Let Me Ride - Dr. Love Rollercoaster - Ohio Players 66. However, funk music has its own style and culture and was here before disco's birth, born in the mid-1960s by James Brown. There is a notable presence of rhythm guitar and keyboard sounds though.
It must have sold loads across the various re-issues. Now with that said American Band truly was American and Foot Stompin Music was a great boogie tune. War - Edwin Starr 19. Despite the fact that Brit funk was becoming its own category of music, it was seen and put into the box of other African-American genres instead. Hi-Tension has that reggae sound on the bass and drums along with a particularly catchy series of chants. These programs served as the gateway from the light entertainment scene into the British music industry. Though Atmosfear put out a few vocal tracks later into the 80s they were mainly an instrumental group with a slight reggae dubwise tinge to the bass and general sonics.
Love In A Peaceful World 7:13 06. Bootzilla - Bootsy's Rubber Band 119. Joy and Pain - Maze feat. Love Games Remix 6:42 07. Funkdafied - Da Brat 9. Their real music that made them what they were was their first three incredible albums.