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Meet the inspiration behind some of the greatest music ever made: all of the tracks featured in this set were part of the soundtrack to my young life (1985-1992), having been sampled by the likes of Gang Starr, Eric B & Rakim, Young Disciples, Jungle Brothers, Nas, Q-Tip, NWA, Massive Attack, De La Soul, Beastie Boys, Kid 'N Play, Public Enemy, BDP, Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock, and Soul II Soul. I got into funk & rare groove after that, and it became a game for me picking out the samples I knew and recognised. This is just a taste of some of those hits which have stayed with me since those younger days. It would have been easy to chuck a whole lotta of James Brown in here, but I settled for 2 of my personal faves, including a rare full-length version of 'Don't Tell It'. And there's plenty of JB influence throughout the set, anyway!

On a treasure map it is said "X marks the spot" - and with some of the finest funk to ever strut the street, I think you'll agree that buried treasure has been unearthed in this very place. Enjoy! :))

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    0:00   Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns - Four Play [1977]
    7:48   24-Carat Black - Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth [1973]
    10:52   Kool & The Gang - N.T. Parts 1 & 2 [1971]
    17:00   James Brown - The Payback [1973]
    24:03   The J.B.'s - Pass The Peas [1972]
    26:57   Tom Scott - Sneakin' In The Back [1974]
    30:56   Myra Barnes - Message From The Soul Sisters [1971]
    34:58   Kool & The Gang - Funky Stuff [1973]
    37:47   Maceo & The Macks - Cross The Track (We Better Go Back) [1974]
    40:51   Bar-Kays - Too Hot To Stop [1976]
    44:12   James Brown - Don't Tell It [1976]
    52:36   Maceo & The Macks - Soul Power 74 [1974]
    56:38   The Commodores - Brick House [1977]
    1:00:04   Jackson Sisters - I Believe In Miracles [1976]
    1:03:18   Lyn Collins - Think (About It) [1972]
    1:06:39   Beau Dollar - Who Knows [1970]
    1:09:16   The Believers - Mr Hot Pants a.k.a. Across The Track (Parts 1 & 2) [1971]

    Funk, Soul, Funky Soul, James Brown
    • Type: DJ-Set
    • 133 bpm
    • Key: Dm
    • Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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