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#1 jax green

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Posted Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 05:46 PM

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Posted Today, 04:15 AM

Bootsy Collins? 



#4 DJ Projexion

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Posted Today, 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 Today, 06:01 AM

George McCrae

 

This is dooope.


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#6 mangoes cash

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Posted Today, 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 Today, 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 Today, 12:56 PM

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


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