Episode #129 Pt1 – West Coast Funk

Part 2 
Badd Kitti’s long awaited interview with The keeper of the West Coast Funk, Jara Harris. Harris just released his new EP “That Duty to Funk Pt1”, the first album in ten years with his band Slapbak. His breakout 1992 album with Water Bros., his decision to walk away from the label, and his 3o year career holding down the Funk are highlighted.

Part 1 
Badd Kitti celebrates the West Coast contribution to Funk, from the gospel roots of Sly, East Bay Grease and the G-Funk sound.

Hour 1
Song Artist Album Year
I Want To Take You Higher Sly & The Family Stone Stand! 1969
What Can You Bring Me ? Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band You’re So Beautiful 1971
What Is Hip? Tower Of Power The Very Best of Tower of Power: The Warner Years 1973
Forget Me Nots Patrice Rushen Straight From the Heart 1982
Hood Pass Intact Dam Funk Toeachizown 2009
The Gigolo O’Bryan Donin’ Alright 1982
Low Rider War The Best Of War… And More 1975
Low Rider (Remix) War The Best Of War… And More 1982
Lies Terrace Martin single 2020
Gidget Free Nationals ft. Andersen Paak Sweet Insomnia 2019
Forever Just Ain’t Long Enough Con Funk Shun Con Funk Shun 1976
Valdez in the Country Cold Blood First Taste of Sin 1973
Innerstellar Love Thundercat It Is What It Is 2020
Gentched Up XL Middleton 2 Minutes Till Midnight Instrumentals 2019
Suma Juice Orgone Reasons 2019
Hour 1
Song Artist Album Year
OC Got Da Funk Slapbak Down In Dat Funk

2017

True Confessions SLAPBAK Fast Food Funkateers

1992

Cold Blooded Slapbak Slapbak Fast Food Funkateers

1992

The Ring Slapbak 2 Black 4 Black Radio

2003

Token Lover Pt. 1 Slapbak

2015

I Dont Want A Break Jara & Slapbak That Duty To Funk Pt 1

2020

Hollywood’s Not Jara & Slapbak That Duty To Funk Pt 1

2020

We Could Rule As One Jara & Slapbak That Duty To Funk Pt 1

2020

 

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