Funk The Music The People and The Rhythm of The One (Free E–pub) ´ Rickey Vincent

To do is get serious about getting Patrick Sledhicket NorwoodThat Elusive All American Patrick Sledhicket NorwoodThat elusive All American of unity amid diversity embodied by The Funk The Funk stretches beyond words and Rickey Vincent would be the first to admit this This book gives a the history of FUNK by examining the music the eople and the socialcultural impact Indeed much research went into the construction of this book but one cannot dismiss the fact that this book was written by a fanatic of the Funk At times the book is afrocentric and self indulgent however At times the book is afrocentric and self indulgent however has a sincere adoration for the genre and has given the world a necessary reference Funk is undefinable in how it effects the soul still credit is due to the spirit and execution of this artformway of lifePS Rickey Vincent goes in depth on behalf of the whole P Funk henomena and its influence upon all sentient life Only Johnny Terry s review on Debbie Reynolds could come close to what Vincent offers George Clinton company in terms of appreciation and honest. Naked funk Rick James Gap Band disco funk Chic KC and the Sunshine Band funky op Kool the Gang Chaka Khan P Funk Hip Hop Digital Underground De La Soul funk sampling rap Ice Cube Dr Dre funk rock Red Hot Chili Peppers Primus and Funk tells a vital vibrant history the history of a uniuely American music born out of tradition and community filled with energy attitude anger hope and an irrepressible spiri. S and the contribution of white musicians to funk music uotes like Unfortunately any time white musicians get into a black thang things can get messy here describing white scottish funksters Average White Band seem to diminish unfairly the contribution of non black musicians to funk music And as a white boy confronted with this residual bitterness you can t help but echo Ben Folds sentiment in Rockin The Suburbs because my great great great grandaddy made someone s great great great grandaddy his slave it wasn t my ideaNevertheless short comings aside it is essential reading for noobs to the genre like myselfA couple of interesting factoids that I learned in the discussion of rap and hip hop music towards the end1 the discussion of rap and hip hop music towards the end1 of the riff to Tone Loc s Wild Thing is actually a sample of Van Halen s Jamie s Crying 2 Rage Against The Machine s Renegades of Funk is actually a brilliant cover of a rap song by Afrika Bambaataa from 1983 People in the world s are acting ridiculous ring to be serious What we need. Ce Rickey Vincent's Funk celebrates the songs the musicians the hilosophy and the meaning of funk The book spans from the early work of James Brown the Godfather of Funk through today covering funky soul Stevie Wonder the Temptations so called black rock Jimi Hendrix Sly and funky soul Stevie Wonder the Temptations so called black rock Jimi Hendrix Sly and Family Stone the Isely Brothers jazz funk Miles Davis Herbie Hancock monster funk Parliament Funkadelic Bootsy's Rubber Band. Funk The Music The People and The Rhythm of The One