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Do you know any '70s funk bands?

Asked by joeysefika (3093points) August 9th, 2008

Trying to broaden my musical horizons here with some awesome funk!

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mirza's avatar

oops none of them are funk but from the 70s

MissAnthrope's avatar

The J.B.‘s.. as described to my caucasian friend by the music store guy, “It’s too funky for you.”

zarnold's avatar

Parliament (George Clinton, etc.), Kool & the Gang, the commodores, Rick James, James Brown, and Earth Wind & fire are pretty good

tinyfaery's avatar

Sly and The Family Stone

PupnTaco's avatar

The Meters
Roy Ayers Ubiquity
Sly & the Family Stone

Look for a compilation called “Move to Groove.”

joeysefika's avatar

thanks guys, this helps alot

hkate's avatar

definitely love, Sly and the Family Stone and Parliament…used to be a great funk cover band in San Fran called Super Booty, maybe you can find them to add to your collection…

iwamoto's avatar

just check out the “Boogie nights” soundtrack 1 & 2, you’ll love it i’m sure, and the movie is one of the best

charliecompany34's avatar

george clinton and the p-funk all-stars, bootsy collins, james brown, confunkshun, brick, dazz, parliament, george duke, slave, the bar-kays, lakeside, the brothers johnson, rufus and chaka khan

PupnTaco's avatar

Shuggie Otis

tupara's avatar

O’Jays, Heatwave, Tower of Power, Zapp, Brick, Sweatband, Pleasure, Mandrill, Praxis, Average White Band, War, Ohio Players,

tacuba65's avatar

Rick James, Sun, Cameo, LTD

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