What It Is!

Funky Soul and Rare Grooves
(Music CD - 2006)
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What It Is!
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Title: What it is!
funky soul and rare grooves
[sound recording]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Rhino, c2006
Characteristics: 4 sound discs (ca. 340 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Collection of funk, R&B and soul music
Previously released recordings (1967-1977) "from the vaults of Atlantic, Atco & Warner Bros. Records"--Container
Program notes by Oliver Wang (79 p. : ill., ports ; 17 cm.) laid in box
"From the vaults of Atlantic, ATCO & Warner Bros. Records" --Container
Contents: disc 1. Spreadin' honey (the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band)
Soul finger (Bar-Kays)
The shadow of your smile (Brother Jack McDuff)
Gangster of love, parts I & II (Jimmy Norman)
The Memphis train (Rufus Thomas)
Get out of my life, woman (Grassella Oliphant)
Live right now (Eddie Harris)
Pig snoots, part I (Natural Bridge Bunch)
Soul sound system (the Freedom Sounds, featuring Wayne Henderson)
Snatching it back (Clarence Carter)
Stoned soul (Artie Christopher)
Getting the corners (the T.S.U. Toronadoes)
Sexy coffee pot (Tony Alvon & the Belairs)
Don't come around here anymore (Mark Putney)
Keep on dancing (the Commodores)
Right on brother, part I (the Southshore Commission)
Pop, popcorn children (Eldridge Holmes)
It's your thing (Cold Grits)
It's all in your mind (Soul Angels)
Funky John (Johnny Cameron & the Camerons)
Help me make up my mind (Joyce Jones)
Rock me baby (Lou Johnson)
Sing a simple song (the Noble Knights)
Do you dig it (Titus Turner)
Funky canyon (Phil Moore, Jr.)
Jan Jan (the Fabulous Counts)
Tampin (the Rhine Oaks)
disc 2. Gossip (Cyril Neville)
Somebody in the world for you (the Mighty Hannibal)
Stanga (Little Sister)
Jumpin' Jack Flash (Ananda Shankar)
The deacon (Brute Force)
Sookie sookie (Don Covay & the Jefferson Lemon Blues Band)
Right on (Clarence Wheeler & the Enforcers)
(Don't worry) if there's a Hell below, we're all going to go (Curtis Mayfield)
Stepping stones (Johnny Harris)
I'm just like you (6ix)
Funky thing, part I (the Unemployed)
Messie Bessie (Shirley Scott)
Fairchild (Willie West)
Cold bear (the Gaturs)
I can't get next to you (Mongo Santamaria)
Feelin' alright (Lulu)
Soul bowl (Memphis Horns)
Tuane (Hammer)
Take it off, part II (Johnny Tolbert & De Thangs)
Seeds of life (Harlem River Drive, featuring Eddie Palmieri & Jimmy Norman)
Engine number 9 (Wilson Pickett)
disc 3. Hard times (Baby Huey & the Baby Sitters)
What so never the dance, pt. 1 & 2 (Houseguests)
Headless heroes (Eugene McDaniels)
Spinning wheel (Wade Marcus)
Bad tune (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Mr. Cool (Rasputin's Stash)
Don't cha hear me callin' to ya (Junior Mance)
Hang on in there (the Stovall Sisters)
Funky Nassau, part II (the Beginning of the End)
Whatever's fair (Mark Holder & the Positives)
Face it (Ed Robinson)
Wha wha man (Young-Holt Unlimited)
Rock steady (alternate mix) (Aretha Franklin)
Won't nobody listen (Black Haze Express)
Goin' down (Allen Toussaint)
Suavecito (Malo)
You gotta know whatcha doin' (Charles Wright)
Mo Jo Hanna (Tami Lynn)
Ridin' thumb (King Curtis)
Almendra (Macondo)
Nuki suki (Little Richard)
disc 4. Getting uptown (to get down) (United 8)
8 days on the road (Howard Tate)
Moon shadow (LaBelle)
Let it crawl (Society's Bag)
Wanaoh (Black Heat)
If it was good enough for Daddy (Clarence Reid)
Everything I do gonna be funky (Claudia Lennear)
Cosmic sea (the Mystic Moods)
Kissing my love (Cold Blood)
Flute thing (Seatrain)
Chug chug chug-a-lug (push n' shove), part II (the Meters)
Funky to the bone (Freddi/Henchi & the Soul Setters)
Try it again (Bobby Byrd)
Teasin' (Cornell Dupree)
(Everybody wanna get rich) rite away (Dr. John)
Chicken heads (Oscar Brown, Jr.)
Rien ne va plus (Funk Factory)
Cajun moon (Herbie Mann)
Improve (Darrow Fletcher)
Riding high (Faze-O)
Four play (Fred Wesley & the Horny Horns)
California dreamin' (Eddie Hazel)
Performers: Various performers.
System Details: Compact discs
Subject Headings: Soul music Funk (Music) Rhythm and blues music Popular music United States 1961-1970 Popular music United States 1971-1980
Topical Term: Soul music
Funk (Music)
Rhythm and blues music
Popular music
Popular music
Additional Contributors: Rhino Records
Alternate Title: Funky soul and rare grooves
LCCN: 2008700069
Publisher No: R2 77635
Branch Call Number: CD R&B/SOUL What It-2440
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Jun 23, 2014
  • sparklingspirit rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

super funky find. listened to it on a recent road trip and it had us groovin the whole time.

Soul To Soul all in one great set.

There is a lot of good stuff here


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