Episode #86 – Philly FunkFest – Pt1&2


Part 2

On this special two-part edition of The FunkExcursion, Badd Kitti celebrates the 1st Annual Philly FunkFest @ West Park Arts Fest featuring 80s Philly Funk band BREAKWATER and music from the local Funk/Soul bands performing at the festival! (see our featured article on FunkFest here). Also featured, a special tribute to
The Funky roots of the Philadelphia sound from the 70s-90s, highlighting Philly’s music and artists that influenced Funk, Jazz, Hip Hop and Neo-Soul.

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Part 1
Artist Song Album Year
Breakwater Splashdown Time Splashdown 1980
Teddy Pendergrass Only You Life Is a Song Worth Singing 1978
Patti Labelle Joy to Have Your Love Patty Have 1977
PhunkyMan Funky Sunshine #1 my Experience
The O’Jays I Love Music Family Reunion 1975
Devon Gilfillian Get Out And Get It Get Out And Get It 2019
Mixed People Shark Attack Shark Attack – EP 2014
Terretta Storm Heart of Gold Heart of Gold – Single 2018
Breakwater Feel Your Way Breakwater 1978
Breakwater Unnecessary Business Breakwater 1978
Breakwater No Limit Breakwater 1978
Artist Song Album Year
MFSB; The Three Degrees T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia) Love is the Message 1973
Instant Funk I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) 1979
Original Groove Circus The Collective We Groove Circus – Single 2018
JazzyFatNastees All Up In My Face TORTOISE & HARE 2002
Kinyon Lanier & My Funky Brethren Tough Times My Funky Brethren – EP 2017
Bahamadia I Confess Kollege 1996
Expansion Project Roloway Conscious Tortoise 2018
Peices of a Dream Mt. Airy Groove We Are One 1982
Badd Kitti W.T.F. (What The Funk) single release 2018
Grover Washington Jr. Mister Magic Mister Magic 1975
Breakwater Release the Beast Splashdown 1980
Breakwater Say You Love Me Girl Splashdown 1980

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