(When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band – (#288)

A Million Songs #000288 (When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band Personnel: Written By: Bill Curtis, Douglas Gibson & Gerry Thomas Producer: The Fatback Band Studio: Blue Rock Studio – New York, NY Record Label: Event Records Lyrics: Song Meanings Releases Original Release: The Fatback Band – Yum Yum Original Release Date: 1975   Links: … Continue reading (When You Wanna Boogie) Boogie With The Fatback – The Fatback Band – (#288)

(There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells (#255)

A Million Songs #000255 (There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells Personnel: Written By: Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff Vocals: Archie Bell Guitar: Norman Harris Guitar: Roland Chambers Bass: Ronnie Baker Drums: Earl Young Percussion: Vince Montana, Jr. Vibes: Bobby Martin Piano: Leon Huff Organ: Thomas Bell Producer: Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff … Continue reading (There’s Gonna Be A) Showdown – Archie Bell & The Drells (#255)

(There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners (#254)

A Million Songs #000254 (There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners Personnel: Written By: Olympic Runners Guitar: Joe Jammer  Vocals: Pearly Gates, George Chandler & Jimmy Haynes Keyboards, Vocals: Pete Wingfield Bass, Vocals: De Lisle Harper Drums, Congas: Glen Lefleur Percussion: Mike Vernon Producer: Mike Vernon Studio: Chipping Norton Recording Studio – Oxfordshire, England Record Label: London Records … Continue reading (There’s A) Freeze On Funk – Olympic Runners (#254)

(Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias – (#229)

A Million Songs #000229 (Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias Personnel: Written By: The Wild Magnolias Lead Vocals, Tambourine, Backing Vocals: Bo Dollis Guitar: Snooks Eaglin Bass: Julius Farmer Drums: Larry Panna Alto Clarinet, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax: Earl Turbinton, Jr.  Backing Vocals, Cowbell, Tambourine: “Crip” Adams Bass Drum: Gitchie Congas: Alfred “Uganda” … Continue reading (Somebody Got) Soul, Soul, Soul – The Wild Magnolias – (#229)

(Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic (#204)

A Million Songs #000204 (Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic Personnel: Written By: George Clinton Vocals: George Clinton, Garry Shider, Junie Morrison, Jessica Cleaves, Philippe Wynne Guitar: Michael Hampton Guitar: Garry Shider Keyboards: Junie Morrison Drums: Bootsy Collins Percussion: Larry Fratangelo Background vocals: Larry Heckstall, Sheila Horne, Ron Ford, Jeanette McGruder, Dawn Silva, Mike Payne, Greg Thomas, … Continue reading (Not Just) Knee Deep (Part 1) – Funkadelic (#204)

(It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s (#167)

A Million Songs #000167 (It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s Personnel: Written By: James Brown Producer: Fred Wesley Record Label: Polydor Records Lyrics: Genius Releases Original Release: (It’s Not The Express) It’s The JB’s Monaurail (Part 1 & 2) (Single) Original Release Date: 1975 Additional Releases: 1975 – Hustle With Speed 1995 – Funky … Continue reading (It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.’s Monaurail – The J.B.’s (#167)

(Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

A Million Songs #000161 (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jE6xaI4pDM&t=278s Sure, this isn’t much of a song. It’s 90 seconds. It doesn’t feature Sharon Jones. There aren’t any lyrics. But it’s the opening track on the first album from one of the best new singers of the 21st century, and that’s good enough. … Continue reading (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

(I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

A Million Songs #000133 (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band Originally written by George Clinton (with Deron Taylor), and released by The Parliaments, this version was recorded live at a club in 1968 by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Band, and only released 40 years later … Continue reading (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

(Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band (#107)

A Million Songs #000107 (Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band Personnel: Written By: Gerry Thomas & Douglas Gibson Producer: The Fatback Band Studio: Blue Rock Studio – New York, NY Record Label: Event Records Releases Original Release: The Fatback Band – Yum Yum Original Release Date: 1977.09.23 Links: Facebook Thread Music Brainz Rate Your … Continue reading (Hey) I Feel Real Good – The Fatback Band (#107)

(Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz (#98)

A Million Songs #000098 (Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz Personnel: Written By: Gary Bartz Saxophone: Gary Bartz Keyboards: Hubert Eaves III Drums: Howard King Producer: James Mtume & Reggie Lucas Record Label: Arista Records Releases Original Release: Gary Bartz – Bartz Original Release Date: 1980 Links: Facebook Thread Music Brainz Rate Your Music Continue reading (Give Me Your Best) Shot – Gary Bartz (#98)