Thursday, February 18, 2010

ROCK Orgy: "F.U.N.K." by Betty Davis


Betty Davis, NASTY GAL (1975)


ROCK Orgies are songs that call out a lot of other artists and songs.

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Here's the queen of Funk Rock, badder than bad BETTY DAVIS, giving us a crash course in "F.U.N.K."!

BETTY DAVIS -"F.U.N.K." 2.0* (1975)

*This is the second, better version of a video for the same song

Party guests (in order):

The Funk Brothers (Motown house band), Booker T & the MGs (Stax house band), James Brown; Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker (The JBs, P-Funk) The Meters (New Orleans), Sly And The Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Al Green, Ann Peebles, Miles Davis, Billy Preston, Carlos Santana, Curtis Mayfield, Barry White, Larry Graham, Isaac Hayes; The O'Jays, Betty Davis, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Rare Earth, Herbie Hancock and Headhunters, Aretha Franklin (seen with Ahmet Ertegun), Rufus with Chaka Khan, Parliament/Funkadelic, The Ohio Players, Marvin Gaye, WAR, Earth Wind & Fire, Bootsy Collins, and -the Man- Sly Stone now.

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BONUS: Here's the sequel, which expands out with more stellar stalwarts of 1970s Funk.

YVONNE FAIR -"Funky Music Sho' Nuff Turns Me On" (1975)




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See Also:
-The Real History of Rock and Soul!: A Music Player Checklist


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