The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – June 21, 2013 at 10:00pm

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Mark Hosler, Don. (Almost Negativland)

Mark Hosler, founder of Negativland, joins me for an electronics-heavy mix of past and present. Together, we delve into the hip side of the early 60’s with “How To Speak Hip,” and beat poets and ranters like Kerouac, William Borroughs, and Lord Buckley. Jean Shepherd returns on location, covering the ’64 New York World’s Fair for his radio show, nuclear civil defense and discernment, and a few songs to evoke the era.

3 Hours


Al Eaton Paris Skyler JettHistory of funk introdemo
Jimmy Castor BunchIt's Just Begunbest ofRhino
TemptationsGlasshouseA Song For YouMotown
BootsyShyne O MyteThe One GivethWB
PimpsoulLets Do It right NowBass Funk Vol. 1
Baby HueyListen to MeThe Living LegendWater
CameoStand UpWe All Know Who We AreChocolate City
HeatwaveToo Hot to HandleToo Hot to HandleEpic
Isley BrothersI Turned You OnThe Isley Brothers Story vol 2Rhino
ParliamentMay We Bang YouGloryhallastupidMercury
FunkadelicLoose BootyAmerica Eats Its YoungWestbound
KatdelicSky is FallingLive @ KPFA 8.14.09
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street BandTil You Get EnoughBest ofWarner Archive
DarondoLet My People GoLet My People GoLuv & Haight
The BlackbyrdsCity LifeGreatest HitsFantasy
PrinceJust My Imaginationlive
Isley BrothersMidnight SkyThe Isley Brothers Story vol 2Rhino
Faze ORiding HighRiding High
Harold Melvin & the Blue NotesBe For RealThe Ultimate Blue NotesLegacy
Earth, Wind & FireAfricanoThat's the Way of the WorldLegacy
FunkadelicWars of ArmageddonMaggot BrainWestbound
Billy PaulEastGoing East
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