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Named after a slang word for "stink," funk was indeed the rawest, most primal form of R&B, surpassing even Southern soul in terms of earthiness. It was also the least structured, often stretching out into extended jams, and the most Africanized, built on dynamic, highly syncopated polyrhythms. As such, it originally appealed only to hardcore R&B audiences. The groove was the most important musical element of funk -- all the instruments of the ensemble played off of one another to create it, and worked it over and over. Deep electric bass lines often served as main riffs, with an interlocking web of short, scratchy guitar chords and blaring horns over the top. Unlike nearly every form of R&B that had come before it, funk didn't confine itself to the 45-rpm single format and the classic verse/chorus song structure. Funk bands were just as likely to repeat a catchy chant or hook out of the blue, and to give different song sections equal weight, so as not to disrupt the groove by building to a chorus-type climax. In essence, funk allowed for more freedom and improvisation, and in that respect it was similar to what was happening around the same time in blues-rock, psychedelia, and hard rock (in fact, Jimi Hendrix was a major inspiration for funk guitar soloists). More in Rap, Hip-Hop, R&B: Funk | Hip-Hop | R&B | Rap | Soul | Urban
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413471
Funk Force
Cool funky track with groovy beat.Can be used at any promo and advertisements....
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Funk Force
by Art Melnikoff
Music ID: 413471
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02:37
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Cool funky track with groovy beat.Can be used at any promo and advertisements....
413470
Underground Hip hop
Old school elements and heavy and groovy beats.Can be used at any promo. ...
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Underground Hip hop
by Art Melnikoff
Music ID: 413470
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01:16
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Old school elements and heavy and groovy beats.Can be used at any promo. ...
413451
Pink Cadillac (RhythmSectionMix)
Rhythm section mix without harmonica and without solos. A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune with funk and country influences. Real drums, bass, slide and acoustic guitar with hand claps. Cruisin'...
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Pink Cadillac (RhythmSectionMix)
by Will Tang
Music ID: 413451
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03:31
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Rhythm section mix without harmonica and without solos. A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune with funk and country influences. Real drums, bass, slide and acoustic guitar with hand claps. Cruisin'...
413450
Pink Cadillac (MinimalMix)
Minimal mix with only drums, bass and funky keys. A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune. Cruisin' down the highway on a sunny day with the top down kind of thing. Please get in touch for other cust...
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Pink Cadillac (MinimalMix)
by Will Tang
Music ID: 413450
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03:31
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Minimal mix with only drums, bass and funky keys. A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune. Cruisin' down the highway on a sunny day with the top down kind of thing. Please get in touch for other cust...
413449
Pink Cadillac (FullMix)
A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune with funk and country influences. Real drums, bass, harmonica, slide and acoustic guitar with hand claps. Cruisin' down the highway on a sunny day with the top...
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Pink Cadillac (FullMix)
by Will Tang
Music ID: 413449
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03:31
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A groovy, laid back, steady rolling tune with funk and country influences. Real drums, bass, harmonica, slide and acoustic guitar with hand claps. Cruisin' down the highway on a sunny day with the top...
411155
Get On The Funk Bus
An infectious, funky track with a classic 70s sound. Features vocal hook, slap bass, rhythm guitar, piano, synth and drums. A great retro dance track to give your project a cool party vibe!...
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Get On The Funk Bus
by Stuart Moore
Music ID: 411155
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02:28
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An infectious, funky track with a classic 70s sound. Features vocal hook, slap bass, rhythm guitar, piano, synth and drums. A great retro dance track to give your project a cool party vibe!...
411154
Get On The Funk Bus (Instrumental)
An infectious, funky track with a classic 70s sound. Features slap bass, rhythm guitar, piano, synth and drums. A great retro dance track to give your project a cool party vibe!...
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Get On The Funk Bus (Instrumental)
by Stuart Moore
Music ID: 411154
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02:28
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An infectious, funky track with a classic 70s sound. Features slap bass, rhythm guitar, piano, synth and drums. A great retro dance track to give your project a cool party vibe!...
410935
Blue Plastic Funk
Hip hop styled song with lots of effect sounds. The dry main beat is combined with funky synths and bass elements. ...
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Blue Plastic Funk
by Toy Invention
Music ID: 410935
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03:03
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Hip hop styled song with lots of effect sounds. The dry main beat is combined with funky synths and bass elements. ...
410610
Day dreamer
An energetic and groovy house song. Groovy guitar riffs are accompanied by a sustained dance/house beat, solo gtr and elegant strings. Fun, cool and catchy. ...
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Day dreamer
by Dan Foster
Music ID: 410610
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02:31
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An energetic and groovy house song. Groovy guitar riffs are accompanied by a sustained dance/house beat, solo gtr and elegant strings. Fun, cool and catchy. ...
409971
Percolate
A funky RnB groove featuring bass guitar, drums and brass. A bright and lighthearted melody is played by synthesizers lending to its uplifting and bouncy character. Can suit commercial spots for radio...
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Percolate
by Mike Kinzie
Music ID: 409971
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01:07
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A funky RnB groove featuring bass guitar, drums and brass. A bright and lighthearted melody is played by synthesizers lending to its uplifting and bouncy character. Can suit commercial spots for radio...
409970
Percolate (Seamless Loop 2)
A funky RnB groove featuring bass guitar, drums and brass. A bright and lighthearted melody is played by synthesizers lending to its uplifting and bouncy character. Can suit commercial spots for radio...
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Percolate (Seamless Loop 2)
by Mike Kinzie
Music ID: 409970
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00:39
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A funky RnB groove featuring bass guitar, drums and brass. A bright and lighthearted melody is played by synthesizers lending to its uplifting and bouncy character. Can suit commercial spots for radio...
409937
Funk NRG
fun, upbeat funky classic retro track. Great movement and rhythm, with funky guitars, drums and pass, electric piano and horn licks. get your groove on, baby!...
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Funk NRG
by Lawrence Nachsin
Music ID: 409937
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02:11
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fun, upbeat funky classic retro track. Great movement and rhythm, with funky guitars, drums and pass, electric piano and horn licks. get your groove on, baby!...
409854
Been Thinking Bout You Girl
"Been Thinking About You, Girl" is a late 70s early 80s funk R₴B style dance tune which is 1 min. 39 sec. long. The the lead melody as well as backing vocals track, have been created by from royalt...
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Been Thinking Bout You Girl
by Andrew Arnautov
Music ID: 409854
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01:40
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"Been Thinking About You, Girl" is a late 70s early 80s funk R₴B style dance tune which is 1 min. 39 sec. long. The the lead melody as well as backing vocals track, have been created by from royalt...
409315
Funky Man 90BPM E
Groovy rock-funk tune with brass section (trumpet, trombone, saxophone), dirty clavs, funky guitars over a driving rock groove. Could fit TV, opening, games, comedy and lifestyle. 90 BPM, E. Thank you...
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Funky Man 90BPM E
by Mykola Odnorog
Music ID: 409315
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03:13
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Groovy rock-funk tune with brass section (trumpet, trombone, saxophone), dirty clavs, funky guitars over a driving rock groove. Could fit TV, opening, games, comedy and lifestyle. 90 BPM, E. Thank you...
409305
Monkey Business
Dynamic funny background composition for your creative video projects...
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Monkey Business
by Klmusic Production
Music ID: 409305
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02:12
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Dynamic funny background composition for your creative video projects...
409139
Use Your Imagination
Sexy, seductive, funky and laidback R&B track for projects in need of a classy and urban soundtrack. Retail, fashion, in-store use, 80s flashbacks and commercials. Features Piano, Guitar, Synth Bass, ...
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Use Your Imagination
by Stuart Moore
Music ID: 409139
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03:39
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Sexy, seductive, funky and laidback R&B track for projects in need of a classy and urban soundtrack. Retail, fashion, in-store use, 80s flashbacks and commercials. Features Piano, Guitar, Synth Bass, ...
407698
Funked
Funk piece of music, energetic and engaging, featuring wah guitars, basses, drums, trumpet and a kind of a organ. Suitable for advertising, podcasts, presentations, software and more....
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Funked
by Livingroom Classics
Music ID: 407698
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00:23
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Funk piece of music, energetic and engaging, featuring wah guitars, basses, drums, trumpet and a kind of a organ. Suitable for advertising, podcasts, presentations, software and more....
407406
Looking No Melody Or Horn Section
A cool jazz funk song with a groovy bass, wah guitar, real drums and flowing hammond organ. Energy and grit with a slight surf/spy feel and vibe. Cool retro sound for any corporate or film background....
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Looking No Melody Or Horn Section
by Scott Ross
Music ID: 407406
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03:18
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A cool jazz funk song with a groovy bass, wah guitar, real drums and flowing hammond organ. Energy and grit with a slight surf/spy feel and vibe. Cool retro sound for any corporate or film background....
407403
Looking
A cool jazz funk song with a tight horn section, groovy bass, wah guitar, real drums and flowing tenor sax melody. Energy and grit with a slight surf/spy feel and vibe. Cool retro sound for any corpor...
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Looking
by Scott Ross
Music ID: 407403
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03:18
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A cool jazz funk song with a tight horn section, groovy bass, wah guitar, real drums and flowing tenor sax melody. Energy and grit with a slight surf/spy feel and vibe. Cool retro sound for any corpor...
407393
bluesy groove - full version
Smooth and groovy funk blues track creating a suspenseful mood. Also suitable for bar and lounge scenes....
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bluesy groove - full version
by Joachim Becker
Music ID: 407393
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02:21
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Smooth and groovy funk blues track creating a suspenseful mood. Also suitable for bar and lounge scenes....
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