Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Ain’t Nobody – Rufus and Chaka Khan

beatnikcreative Here’s a classic flashback from 1983.  I heard this one the other day and couldn’t help but groove to it all the way through.  There was always something about Chaka Khan’s voice!  And in this song, ooh, the sultry verses with that high pitched chorus used to give me goose bumps.  Awesome song for … More Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Ain’t Nobody – Rufus and Chaka Khan

Black History Month Song of the Day – Love Roller Coaster – Ohio Players

livingelectro I’m back from Atlantic City and I didn’t want to miss the last Funk Friday, and here’s a song that plays soundtrack to many a slot machine. Funny, funky, and I love the title!   Ohio Players .Love RollerCoaster [Show Tv 1975] by capitainfunkk   Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

Black History Month Song of the Day – Brick House – The Commodores

Brick……HOUSE! It’s Funk Friday on John’s World Black History Month and we celebrate it with the Commodores before they were Lionel Richie-ized.  There is no other genre of music to put this one into other than funk! She’s mighty mighty Just lettin’ it all hang out… The Commodores – Brick House – Top Of The … More Black History Month Song of the Day – Brick House – The Commodores

Black History Month Song of the Day – Standing on the Top – Rick James and the Temptations

We want the funk We want the funk And nothing else will do… Ooh, I always loved the funk!  Funk started out somewhere in the 60’s and had it’s biggest moments in the late 70’s and early 80’s, with such great funksters as Ohio Players, Rick James, Parliament w/George Clinton, The GAP Band, Rufus and Chaka Khan, … More Black History Month Song of the Day – Standing on the Top – Rick James and the Temptations

Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Give It to Me Baby – Rick James

When I came home last night You wouldn’t make love to me…. We want the funk!  Ooh, I used to love funk music….Rufus and Chaka Kahn, the Dazz Band, George Clinton, Ohio Players…you name it, but Rick James was da bomb!  Here’s one of his most successful songs of all time, the funky, the sexy Give … More Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Give It to Me Baby – Rick James

Onomatopoeia

Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay Bow wow wow yippy yo yippy yay The words above are from George Clinton’s classic 1982 funk song, “Atomic Dog,” and I’m not sure whether you knew this or not, but they’re a classic example of onomatopoeia.  Onomatopoeia is a literary device that tries to express a sound … More Onomatopoeia