Top Ten Funk Bands


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21 Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney.
22 Fishbone

Why is fishbone never mentioned? RHCP really? Rage? Come on people!

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23 The Bar Kays V 1 Comment
24 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.

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25 The Meters

No Meters, no almost anyone else on this list.

The Meters are the kings of New Orleans funk and a huge influence to RHCP.

26 Bob Marley & The Wailers

The greatest Reggae band has no business on a funk band list! come on guys!

27 Vulfpeck

This is pure funk with massive feelz! If you were to extract the "funk" from every band on this list and make a potion that would instantly enable musicians to embody perfect platonian funk, those musicians would form Vulfpeck.

Joe Dart!

28 Steely Dan Steely Dan

These guys are the epitome of funk man. - fireinside96

These guys are great, I don't know how this group is so low

29 Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai is amazing! Their debut was more acid jazz, but over the albums it becomes funky!

They are playing acid jazz but they have a funky spirit and their basslines are kickass.

30 Stone City Band
31 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
32 The Funk, the Whole Funk, Nothing But the Funk
33 Level 42
34 Bootsy's Rubber Band


35 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

Due to Bonham's funk and groove style of playing the drums all of led zep's songs are funky, but they also had one of the best funk rock songs of all time in 'Trampled Underfoot'.

36 King's X
37 Extreme

Funky metal for sure, especially the earlier stuff.

38 KC and the Sunshine Band
39 Average White Band

Pick Up The Pieces is a true master piece. Live versions are just awesome.

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