Gotta Be Funky Blue Note 2

Again a collection of songs from the Blue Note and Capitol archives for the aficionado. My attempt to fill the gap of DJ Maestro's excellent 'Blue Note trip' series. One of the tracks, Herbie Hancock’s ‘Bring down the birds’, has been sampled by Deee-lite in their masterpiece ‘Groove is in the heart’ (featuring Q-Tip and P-funk bassist Bootsy Collins). Super DJ Dmitri, Lady Miss Kier and Towa Tei also used Vernon Burch’s 'Get up' for their classic. Both songs can be heard in Professor Eddy Breaks Down. Enjoy 'Gotta Be Funky Blue Note 2'! Part 1 came online the 4th of May.

Picture by Bertie Hipkin.

Tracklist:

Rene & Angela – Rise (1981)
Maze – Before I Let Go (1981)
T-Connection – Party Night (1982)
Bobbi Humphrey – Uno Esta (1975)
Chico Hamilton – V-O (1975)
Eddie Henderson – The Kumquat Kids (1975)
Al Green – Everything’s OK (2005)
Trijntje Oosterhuis & Leonardo Amuedo – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (2009)
Saint Germain – Latin Note (2000)
Alaide Costa – Catavento (1976)
Nancy Wilson – Call Me (1964)
Gare Du Nord – Dish Of The Day [Eddy’s Edit] (2009)
Kenny Burrell – K Twist (1963)
John Scofield – Do Like Eddie (1994)
Lou Rawls – For What It’s Worth (1968)
Gene Harris – As (1977)
Herbie Hancock – Bring Down The Birds (1966)
Doris – Don’t (1970)
Labi Siffre – Love-A-Love-A-Love-A-Love-A-Love (1975)


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