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Welcome to this Funked Up! weekly podcast. This week was Funk Classics & Fresh Surprises, in which we busted out some familiar funk classics sprinkled with modern surprises (with only a couple hiccups!). This show is intended as a little primer for what funk is, and includes some jabber from me about the musical meaning of the genre. Thanks for checking the show out, and look forward to the “Funk Boundary” special show coming up next week, focused on the synthesis of funk in the 60s and early 70s and featuring the music of Ray Charles, James Brown, Sly & the Family Stone, Parliament-Funkadelic, the Temptations and the Meters.



Stevie Wonder – Superstition

Earth Wind and Fire – September

Parliament – Give Up the Funk

War – Low Rider

Daft Punk – Get Lucky

Justice – D. A. N. C. E.

Michael Jackson – PYT

Vulfpeck – Animal Spirits

Ohio Players – Love Rollercoaster

Funkadelic – Super Stupid

C2C ft. Derek Martin – Happy

The Gap Band – Outstanding

Sly & the Family Stone – Thank You