Top Ten Funky Songs That Make You Groove


The Top Ten

1 Super Freak - Rick James
2 Pick Up the Pieces - Average White Band
3 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson

Why? All of the songs listed under are original and this song steals from many of them especially the Gap Band. By Steals I mean in the way that it is not original but just something to bring back a sound using the sound of others. You can put this song in the list but its horrible to put it above such original and ground breaking artists that truly started something. If it were not for every artist below this there would be no Uptown Funk. Let's face it every song under is true funkiness. This is ok but the true classics are funkier and make you truly groove. No if and or but's.

Really deserves number 1 position

4 Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Actually comparing most of these artist to Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson is like that.

Comparing Stevie Wonder against Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson is like comparing the Beatles against One Direction.

5 Knee Deep - Funkadelic
6 Cissy Strut - The Meters
7 Word Up - Cameo

This song is annoying! Please take it off the

8 You and I - Rick James
9 When We Party (Uptown, Downtown) - Jay W. McGee

Yes, It is always better when everyone is included. "No matter where you come from we'll make sure you have fun". No overproduction and arrogance here. Sometimes simple and all inclusive is just better. But this song is from 1982 and everyone seemed not to really care about where you came from just wanted to have fun. This is just a real groove that, well still just sounds so funky today as it did in 1982. This groove does not need glitz and overproduction to make it funky. It's original FUNK!

Why just funk uptown when you can funk uptown and downtown. Great funk here!

That's is what old school is all about

10 Hit It and Quit It - Funkadelic

The Newcomers

? September - Earth, Wind and Fire
? Shotgun - Jr. Walker and the All-Stars

The Contenders

11 Funkin' for Jamaica - Tom Browne
12 Jungle Boogie - Kool and the Gang
13 Get Up Offa That Thing - James Brown
14 Groove Your Blues Away - Amuzement Park

A 1982 gem! Groove those blues away with this one!

15 Crazy - CeeLo Green
16 Do It All for You - Jerry Knight

1982 What a Funky year it was!

17 You're the One for Me - D Train
18 Early in the Morning - The Gap Band

1982 funkiness

19 Walk on By - D Train

Funky 1982 cover of Dionne Warwick's classic. It's a funk classic is own right. What a groove!

20 Keep On - D Train
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List StatsUpdated 26 May 2017

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Top Remixes

1. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
2. Super Freak - Rick James
3. Cissy Strut - The Meters
1. Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
2. Knee Deep - Funkadelic
3. Super Freak - Rick James



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