View Full Version : Old School Soul and Funk

02-22-2005, 09:25 AM
What are some of your favorite classic soul or funks tracks? I'm leaving the more popular stuff off my list...

Where Do We Go From Here - Bobby Womack
Kung Fu -Curtis Mayfield
Reach For It - George Duke
Dukey Stick - George Duke
Coolin' Me Out - Isley Brothers
California My Way - The Main Ingredients
Let's Do It Again - The Staple Singers
Who'd She Coo - Ohio players
Blow Your Head - JB's
Hard Times - Curtis Mayfield
Devotion - Earth Wind & Fire
Reasons - EWF
Synthetic Substitution - Melvin Bliss
Wishing On A Star - Rose Royce
I wanna Get Next To You - Rose Royce
Natural High - Bloodstone
Across 110th ST - Bobby Womack
In The Rain - Dramtics
Inside My Love - Minnie Ripperton
Be Thankful - William Devaughn
Family Reunion - The Ojays
What A Wonderful Thing Love Is - Al Green
Cissy Strut - The Meters
Summer Madness - Kool and the Gang
Sunshine - Roy Ayers
Suavecito - Malo
Four Play - JB's
Watermelon Man - JB's
Viva Tirado - El Chicano
Whatcha See is Whatcha Get - Dramatics
Get Up Get Down - Dramatics
Cannot Find A Way - Curtis Mayfield
Strawberry Letter 23 - Brothers Johnson
Tired Of Being Alone - Al Green
Will It Go Round In Circles - Billy Preston
Nothing From Nothing - Billy Preston

02-22-2005, 05:14 PM
i love me sum oldies in funk homeboy.....from Morris Day and the times....to Pete WIngfield....to Gap Band....to Aalon.....and a gang of kats u listed as well.....thats REAL MUSIC right there

02-22-2005, 07:36 PM
Heres some of my favorite old school artist I got too many to name but heres some.

This that nigga right here.
Boy I would fold his daughter.

This shit is fire too.
(in my best al green voice) "I'm... So in Love wit you"
This bring back child hood memories I remember grandma used to have this bumping on the 45 album. when she watched us and when we didn't obey she whipped our ass to the beat. lol

Willie Hutch I choose U


02-22-2005, 08:05 PM
^^^I dont know if this is common knowledge, but do ya know Willie hutch is Cold 187 um from Above The Law dad?

02-26-2005, 09:20 AM
its funny that a lot of these funk artists got lil nephews and nieces in this rap game.. i remember when i found out Con Funk Shun was related to 40 I was shocked.. didnt know they were from the V.


02-26-2005, 10:49 AM
Man thats crazy if u aint playin bout cold 187 from above the law. Willie Hutch? Man, no wonder Above the Law is always coming with a different sound on every album.

Foul Mouth
02-26-2005, 02:30 PM

Con Funk Shun-Electric Lady

Bootsys Rubber Band-I Rather Be With You

Kool & The Gang-Fresh

Al Green-Love & Happiness

Patrice Rushin-Remind Me

Al Wlson-Show & Tell

Bill Withers-Lovely Day

Bobby Womack-If You Think Your Lonely

Smokey Robinson-Quiet Storm

Roy Ayers-The Memory

Skyy-Real Love & High

those are some of my favorite old shit............

03-01-2005, 11:00 PM
Isley Brothers- Voyage to Atlantis (dope track to kick back to)
Bobby Womack- I wish he wouldnt trust me so much
Teddy P- Close the Door
The Spinners- Ill be around (this song never gets played out to me)
James Brown- Funky Good Time

thats a good list playa ry.....

03-03-2005, 02:37 PM
lovely day - bill withers
it's alright - curtis mayfield
superfly - curties mayfield
soul music - curties mayfield
love is a beautiful thing - al green


Mr ColdManey
03-04-2005, 04:52 AM
Rick James-Ghetto Life, Fire and Desire, Mary Jane, Bustin Out, Cold Blooded

Bootsy- Id rather Be With You, Hollywood Squares, Cant Stay Away

Dazz Band - Let It Whip, Party right here

Bar Kays - Freakshow On The Dancefloor, Attitudes, Cozy

Gap Band - Oustanding, Burn Rubber On Me , Yearning For your Love , you Dropped A Bomb On Me, Early In The Morning

Parliament - P Funk , Flashlight, Aqua Boogie, Mothership Connection

Ohio Players - Funky Worm, Players Balling

Shalamar - For The Lover In You, Night To Remember, Sweeter As the Days Go By

Fuck this I'll be here all day

03-04-2005, 06:19 PM
^i dig that. lately i've been listening to more soul then rap.

28g w/o the bag
03-04-2005, 08:50 PM
too much to name

ol school soul is my shit... especially curtis mayfield

04-17-2005, 03:32 PM
i cant believe yall mention Ohio Players but no one said 'Fire'!b damn! that joint is burnin!

04-18-2006, 02:11 PM
aint heard no good in a minute

04-19-2006, 02:39 PM

04-19-2006, 02:42 PM
Yarboroughs and peoples
Johnny guitar watson
tyrone davis
debra law
minnie ripperton
chaka khan
issac hayes
eddie kendricks
Blue magic
Peabo bryson

04-19-2006, 07:01 PM
Use Me Up- Bill Whithers
Jamaica Funk- Chaka Khan
Street Life- Chaka Khan
Why you treat me so bad- Club Nouveau
Soul 2 Soul- Back to Life
Anything by Stevie Wonder...............

04-19-2006, 07:57 PM
Good thread...


04-20-2006, 07:52 AM
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