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Reply #30 posted 11/16/21 6:26pm

LoveGalore

I Am Love is about as Parliament funk as it gets. Reminiscent of stuff like Good Thoughts Bad Thoughts.
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Reply #31 posted 11/17/21 7:09am

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LoveGalore said:

I Am Love is about as Parliament funk as it gets. Reminiscent of stuff like Good Thoughts Bad Thoughts.

I forgot about that one too!

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Reply #32 posted 11/18/21 10:41pm

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TrivialPursuit said:



RODSERLING said:


And, is Jamiroquai funky ?


They're funky, but they aren't a funk band or write funk music.


I would say they r a funk band and by tge way their 2017 akbum Automation is great.
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Reply #33 posted 11/23/21 10:16am

Krid

Why do we put labels on music?

Can you feel MJ's music? Does it make your head nod? Move your feet? Draws you to the dance floor? Makes you forget all and everything around you? Immerse with the music, the beat? Takes you to a higher place?

Thought so... cool

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Reply #34 posted 11/23/21 4:39pm

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Krid said:

Why do we put labels on music?

Can you feel MJ's music? Does it make your head nod? Move your feet? Draws you to the dance floor? Makes you forget all and everything around you? Immerse with the music, the beat? Takes you to a higher place?

Thought so... cool


With MJ stealing James Brown's dance moves, I'd say he left himself open to such conversations.

"eye don’t really care so much what people say about me because it is a reflection of who they r."
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Reply #35 posted 11/23/21 6:13pm

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Krid said:

Why do we put labels on music?



Can you feel MJ's music? Does it make your head nod? Move your feet? Draws you to the dance floor? Makes you forget all and everything around you? Immerse with the music, the beat? Takes you to a higher place?



Thought so... cool



Somewhat agree with this, his music moves many diverse audiences
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Reply #36 posted 11/25/21 9:21am

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SoulAlive said:

“Workin’ Day and Night” “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)” “Get On The Floor” “The Things I Do For You” “Burn This Disco Out” “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” “Another Part Of Me” just a few jams that prove that Michael could be funky when he wanted to be wink

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And do not forget about that other funk track on The Jacksons' Destiny album, All Night Dancin. cool

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Reply #37 posted 11/26/21 9:05pm

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thebanishedone said:

TrivialPursuit said:



RODSERLING said:


And, is Jamiroquai funky ?


They're funky, but they aren't a funk band or write funk music.


I would say they r a funk band and by the way their 2017 album Automation is great.



I love Jamiroquai’s music.I especially like the way they stick with their brand of retro-funk and disco without venturing into hip-hop or other more recent musical styles.And yes…’Automaton’ is a strong album indeed.
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Reply #38 posted 11/27/21 1:12am

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I once read an interview with George Clinton where he stated Michaels most funky tracks haven't been heard by the public. I'm not sure of the year but it was between 1992 and 1998.
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Reply #39 posted 11/27/21 2:56am

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daingermouz2020 said:

I once read an interview with George Clinton where he stated Michaels most funky tracks haven't been heard by the public. I'm not sure of the year but it was between 1992 and 1998.


And what does he know about that?
What's Clinton's connections with MJ?
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Reply #40 posted 11/27/21 2:57am

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daingermouz2020 said:

I once read an interview with George Clinton where he stated Michaels most funky tracks haven't been heard by the public. I'm not sure of the year but it was between 1992 and 1998.


And what does he know about that?
What's Clinton's connections with MJ?
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Reply #41 posted 11/29/21 9:25am

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RODSERLING said:

daingermouz2020 said:
I once read an interview with George Clinton where he stated Michaels most funky tracks haven't been heard by the public. I'm not sure of the year but it was between 1992 and 1998.
And what does he know about that? What's Clinton's connections with MJ?

George Clinton has not been that funky in a long time. Most of his stuff is real hip hop dominated since the 90s.

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Reply #42 posted 11/30/21 9:55am

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I would not title Michael jackson songs Funky. More pop, rock and soul oriented. Some early songs maybe which he did with The Jacksons are and songs on his first solo album like Don't stop till you could be described as funky.

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Reply #43 posted 11/30/21 1:58pm

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Anybody who thinks 'Jam' and 'Smooth Criminal' and many many more ain't funky is IMHO dead from the waste down! cool wink

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Reply #44 posted 12/01/21 7:19am

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MarshallStacks said:

Anybody who thinks 'Jam' and 'Smooth Criminal' and many many more ain't funky is IMHO dead from the waste down! cool wink

Probably cant even two step. The bass and rhythm guitar tracks alone on SC...

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Reply #45 posted 12/09/21 12:15am

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lion88 said:

I would not title Michael jackson songs Funky. More pop, rock and soul oriented. Some early songs maybe which he did with The Jacksons are and songs on his first solo album like Don't stop till you could be described as funky.

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A lot of his later tracks are funky, you think Another part of me is not funky? Keep it in the closet? Smooth criminal? It's not funk perse, but they are really funky
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Reply #46 posted 12/09/21 8:36am

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nextedition said:

lion88 said:

I would not title Michael jackson songs Funky. More pop, rock and soul oriented. Some early songs maybe which he did with The Jacksons are and songs on his first solo album like Don't stop till you could be described as funky.

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A lot of his later tracks are funky, you think Another part of me is not funky? Keep it in the closet? Smooth criminal? It's not funk perse, but they are really funky

Facts

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Reply #47 posted 12/15/21 9:32am

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paisleypark4 said:

By 20 he had already wrote and performed several funky tunes like ... Blame It On The Boogie


Except he didn't write this one, it's a cover by the Jacksons. Here's the original: https://www.youtube.com/w...cDj46elLhQ

wink

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Reply #48 posted 12/15/21 9:44am

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LovesexyIsThe1 said:

paisleypark4 said:

By 20 he had already wrote and performed several funky tunes like ... Blame It On The Boogie


Except he didn't write this one, it's a cover by the Jacksons. Here's the original: https://www.youtube.com/w...cDj46elLhQ

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True dat, true dat

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Reply #49 posted 12/15/21 3:53pm

alphastreet

Boogie was written by another mj with the same name, a dude from uk
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Reply #50 posted 12/20/21 4:58pm

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RODSERLING said:

daingermouz2020 said:

I once read an interview with George Clinton where he stated Michaels most funky tracks haven't been heard by the public. I'm not sure of the year but it was between 1992 and 1998.


And what does he know about that?
What's Clinton's connections with MJ?



I'm not sure what he knows about that. I'm guessing being in the business he probably has heard lots of unreleased music by several different artist.
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Reply #51 posted 12/27/21 10:33am

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RODSERLING said:

And, is Jamiroquai funky ?

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I would say more disco than funk.

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Reply #52 posted 12/27/21 11:54am

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Loads of bands have done funky on occasion, where people would never draw the comparison. MJ too.

But don't forget where it all started. 1926, when Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington started recording jazz that actually sounded fonky. Music not thought of as funk in musicology circles, but some of it as funky as anything you ever heard. 1926 was the birth of modern music.


If you're pro human rights, then you should also be very pro freedom from oppression. Anything less is double standards

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