Funk Explosion

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Similar in set-up and scope to Pure Funk, just as Disco Love Collection -- released at the same time by the same label -- appeared to be patterned after Pure Disco, Funk Explosion includes 14 tracks, the majority of which have appeared on several other compilations. As with Disco Love Collection, this is a half-hearted introduction to funk, and it might be useful for those who need at least a handful of these songs and don't mind potential nearly unavoidable, actually overlap with other various-artist discs. Featured: Kool & the Gang's "Jungle Boogie," the Gap Band's "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," Rufus' "Tell Me Something Good," and the...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Similar in set-up and scope to Pure Funk, just as Disco Love Collection -- released at the same time by the same label -- appeared to be patterned after Pure Disco, Funk Explosion includes 14 tracks, the majority of which have appeared on several other compilations. As with Disco Love Collection, this is a half-hearted introduction to funk, and it might be useful for those who need at least a handful of these songs and don't mind potential nearly unavoidable, actually overlap with other various-artist discs. Featured: Kool & the Gang's "Jungle Boogie," the Gap Band's "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," Rufus' "Tell Me Something Good," and the O'Jays' "For the Love of Money."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/27/2004
  • Label: Koch Records
  • UPC: 099923955825
  • Catalog Number: 9558
  • Sales rank: 115,672

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jungle Boogie - Kool & the Gang (3:04)
  2. 2 Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) - Parliament (5:46)
  3. 3 Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine - James Brown (5:07)
  4. 4 You Dropped a Bomb on Me - The Gap Band (5:07)
  5. 5 Brick House - The Commodores (3:30)
  6. 6 Super Freak - Rick James (3:26)
  7. 7 For the Love of Money - The O'Jays (3:42)
  8. 8 Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry (4:58)
  9. 9 Tell Me Something Good - Chaka Khan (3:30)
  10. 10 Car Wash - Rose Royce (5:06)
  11. 11 Freaky Behavior (5:09)
  12. 12 Do It ('Til Your Satisfied) - B.T. Express (3:12)
  13. 13 Love Rollercoaster - Ohio Players (4:46)
  14. 14 Let It Whip - Dazz Band (4:03)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
James Brown Composer
Rick James Composer
Kool & the Gang Composer
Lionel Richie Composer
Bobby Byrd Composer
Reggie Andrews Composer
Michael Beard Composer
Billy Beck Composer
Ronald Bell Composer
Bootsy Collins Composer
Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner Composer
Jerome Brailey Composer
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler Composer
Larry "D" Dodson Composer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Sherman Guy Composer
Harvey "Joe" Henderson Composer
Leon Huff Composer
Anthony Jackson Composer
Marshall "Rock" Jones Composer
Ronald LaPread Composer
Ron Lenhoff Composer
Ralph "Pee Wee" Middlebrooks Composer
Alonzo Miller Composer
Walter Orange Composer
Rob Parissi Composer
Lonnie Simmons Composer
Lloyd Smith Composer
Rudy Taylor Composer
Frank "Captain Disaster" Thompson Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
James "Diamond" Williams Composer
Milan Williams Composer
Charlie Wilson Composer
Stevie Wonder Composer
James Alexander Composer
Winston Stewart Composer
Thomas McClary Composer
Clarence "Satch" Satchell Composer
Charles "Scoop" Allen Composer
Jeff Chenault Art Direction
Marvin Pierce Composer
Bob Frank Executive Producer
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