Tag Archives: funk

Song of the Week: “B.O.B.” – Outkast

  There are songs that you vividly remember the first time you heard them.  Most of the time these types of songs are radically different than anything else you’ve ever heard.  They’re the type of song that alters your perception … Continue reading

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New Music: “Make It Rain” – Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds

  Remember when gospel and funk were virtually interchangeable and Sly and the Family Stone was the sickest band on the planet?  Me neither, but Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Bird’s “Make it Rain” is almost as good as the … Continue reading

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Album of the Week: “There’s a Riot Goin’ On” – Sly and the Family Stone

  On the surface, “Thank You for Talkin’ to Me, Africa” is essentially a re-write of “Thank You (Falentinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”.  But where that song sounds like a proto-funk party anthem,  ”Thank You for Talkin’ to Me, Africa” … Continue reading

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Top 10 James Brown Songs

I probably should have made this list back around Christmas, since it was the anniversary of James Brown’s death.  But for the Wednesday Lists, I thought I’d start things off with a bang. 1.) “I Got You (I Feel Good)” … Continue reading

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Music To Listen To This Summer

Each season has their own soundtrack and summer is no exception.  There are numerous albums I listen to in the summer, and find perfect for days when you just can’t seem to cool off.  So here’s my selection of albums … Continue reading

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Albums Worth Revisiting: “Ultraglide in Black” – The Dirtbombs

I wrote about the Dirtbombs a few months back, placing them among my “Top 20 Concerts List“.   Ultraglide In Black, an album consisting of (mostly)  old soul and funk songs – (“Your Love Belongs Under a Rock” is the … Continue reading

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