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#1 jax green

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 01:08 PM

Hey y'all,

I've been DJing in NYC quite often lately, and I feel as though my catalogue is getting a little stale. My speciality is 80s funk, so I've been playing a lot of Zapp, Ronnie Hudson, Fatback Band and such. I've got the essentials, but I'm always looking for more obscure stuff (70s or 80s)—can y'all help?

 


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#2 mangoes cash

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:46 PM

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 04:15 AM

Bootsy Collins? 



#4 DJ Projexion

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 04:45 AM

This one never fails..........even gets old white grannys on the dancefloor.

 

 

 

 

and if you want to freak some obscure shit, go with something like this:

 



#5 jax green

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 06:01 AM

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This is dooope.


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 06:24 AM

Yah, he has a few good songs, but not many. Interestingly enough, these great songs were written and produced by KC and the Sunshine Band. The vynil is pretty easy to find. Or do you do youtube?

Check his wife's tune, 90% of Me is You. Gwen McCrae.

#7 Jimmyfunkvalve

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 06:58 AM

well, since we're talking about funky songs by dudes dressed entirely in denim (when did that look become shorthand for gay anyway?):

 

and a different song with the same title (no denim involved this time, sorry):

 

90% of Me is You. Gwen McCrae.

Off topic - not asking anyone to snitch or anything, but isn't there a tiny bit of the strings from this in the og version of The Red?

I always thought so anyway.


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 12:56 PM

George McCrae

love that record. was stoked to pick it up for $1...


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Posted 30 July 2014 - 03:02 PM



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Posted 30 July 2014 - 03:32 PM

at work cant think of many but always mix a lil dam funk and moon b in wit the funk


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 02:24 AM






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