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11th Aug '15 9:59:09 PM snoopdoggydre
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* Music/RickJames

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* Music/RickJamesMusic/RickJames: Combined the driving, fast tempo and in-your-face attitude of Punk music and the funkiest of, well, Funk music. Considered to be the originator of Punk-Funk.
31st May '15 10:54:32 AM Patachou
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* Music/DavidBowie - On ''Young Americans'', ''Station To Station'', ''Scary Monsters'' and ''Let's Dance'', most notably.

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* Music/DavidBowie - On ''Young Americans'', ''Station To Station'', ''Scary Monsters'' ''Music/YoungAmericans'', ''Music/StationToStation'', ''Music/ScaryMonstersAndSuperCreeps'' and ''Let's Dance'', ''Music/LetsDance'', most notably.


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** ''Music/MaggotBrain'' (1971) (with Funkadelic)
** ''Music/OneNationUnderAGroove'' (1978) (with Funkadelic)
27th May '15 2:06:18 AM SMATF5
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* Music/OhioPlayers had a few songs that edged into funk rock territory.
23rd May '15 5:14:48 PM sharkcrap11
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* Ike & Tina Turner - Their work as a duo in the 70s falls under this category, being more Rock-oriented than their earlier work and much of their solo material.


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* Music/BigBoys (who mixed this with HardcorePunk)
* Music/BushTetra


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* Music/TheMinutemen (much like Big Boys above, they combined this style with HardcorePunk, though there were {{Jazz}} and {{Folk}} influences, too)


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* Music/{{Pylon}}
27th Apr '15 4:36:25 AM sharkcrap11
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* Level 42
* Music/{{Phish}} - Fairly prominent among the many, [[NeoClassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly MANY]] genres they touch on.


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* Music/SpinDoctors


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* Yolk
27th Apr '15 4:32:59 AM sharkcrap11
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* Music/DavidBowie - On ''Young Americans'', ''Station To Station'', ''Scary Monsters'' and ''Let's Dance'', most notably.
* Eric Burdon
* [[Music/GeorgeClinton Funkadelic]] - Especially early on. Parliament tended to be pure {{Funk}}, however.
* Betty Davis



* Music/LennyKravitz (possibly).
* [[Music/GeorgeClinton Parliament-Funkadelic]]

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* Music/LennyKravitz (possibly).
* [[Music/GeorgeClinton Parliament-Funkadelic]]
(at times).



** Several of [[Music/PrincesAssociates his associate bands]] like The Time and Mazarati.
* Rare Earth (and they were even signed to Motown to boot!)



** Several of [[Music/PrincesAssociates his associate bands]] like The Time and Mazarati.

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** Several of [[Music/PrincesAssociates his associate bands]] like The Time and Mazarati.* Wild Cherry (a.k.a the "Play That Funky Music" band)
25th Mar '15 5:02:56 AM Patachou
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** ''Music/AreYouExperienced'' (1967)
** ''Music/AxisBoldAsLove'' (1967)
** ''Music/ElectricLadyland'' (1968)


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** ''[[Music/PrinceAlbum Prince]]'' (1979)
** ''Film/PurpleRain'' (1984)
23rd Mar '15 12:53:01 PM TakingItOnTheOtherside
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* Music/TheIsleyBrothers - Some would argue that the Isleys are the UrExample.
* Music/RickJames
* Music/LennyKravitz (possibly).



* Music/{{Prince}} & the Revolution
* Music/RedHotChiliPeppers: Especially so in their earlier days, until their 1999 album ''Californication''. Since then, they've focused more on AlternativeRock with vague [[CallBack callbacks]] to their funky roots.



* Music/{{Prince}} & the Revolution



* Music/RickJames
* Music/LennyKravitz (possibly).
* Music/TheIsleyBrothers - Some would argue that the Isleys are the UrExample.



* Music/GangOfFour



* Music/TheContortions
* Music/GangOfFour



* Music/TheContortions
22nd Jan '15 12:05:02 PM Patachou
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* Music/TalkingHeads - They comparatively leaned towards a pure {{Funk}} sound with NewWaveMusic and Afrobeat influences, but they still count.

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* Music/TalkingHeads - They comparatively leaned towards a pure {{Funk}} sound with NewWaveMusic and Afrobeat {{Afrobeat}} influences, but they still count.
5th Oct '14 10:39:53 AM m8e
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* Music/TalkingHeads - They comparatively leaned towards a pure {{Funk}} sound with Music/NewWave and Afrobeat influences, but they still count.

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* Music/TalkingHeads - They comparatively leaned towards a pure {{Funk}} sound with Music/NewWave NewWaveMusic and Afrobeat influences, but they still count.
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