Best of Funk Essentials Series - (Import CD)
Con Funk Shun
Discovery Miles 1 740
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- Number of Discs
- Number of Items
- The Best of Con Funk Shun
- Country of Origin
- Universal Distribution
- Mono / Stereo
- Entertainment Weekly (5/28/93, p.65) - "...to use their word, it's 'ffun'..." - Rating: B+
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Shake and Dance With Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Ffun
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Straight From the Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Love's Train
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] So Easy
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Too Tight
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] By Your Side
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Juicy
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Got to Be Enough
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Ms. Got-the-Body
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Chase Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Sho' Feels Good to Me
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] California 1
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Love on Your Mind, (Let Me Put)
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] All up to You
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] I'm Leaving Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Baby I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love)
- R&B / Soul
- South Africa
Con Funk Shun: Michael Vernon Cooper (vocals, guitar, sitar, synthesizer); Paul "Maceo" Harrell (vocals, flute, saxophone, percussion); Karl "Deacon" Fuller (vocals, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion); Felton Pilate, II (vocals, trombone, guitar, synthesizer, vocoder); Danny "Sweet Man" Thomas (vocals, piano, synthesizer, Clavinet, organ, vocoder); Cedric A. Martin (vocals, bass); Louis "Tony" McCall (vocals, drums, percussion).
Producers: Con Funk Shun, Ron Capone, Maurice Starr, Eumir Deodato, Skip Scarborough.
Compilation producer: Harry Weinger.
Recorded from 1976-1985. Includes liner notes by Harry Weinger.
All songs written or co-written by members of Con Funk Shun.
Con Funk Shun's brand of funk was polished with spirited horns, titillating guitar rhythms, and ear-pleasing vocals. These 17 tracks encompass the group's tenure at Mercury beginning with their first charted single, "Sho' Feels Good to Me," and also including six Top Ten singles, three Top 20 singles, and a horde of Top 30 hits. Of the many gems found on this compilation album, two that never charted are "Love's Train" and "All Up to You," both quiet storm classics. Also included in this package are liner notes by Harry Weinger, chronicling the self-contained septet's reign of funk and impact on the music industry. All numbers feature the lead vocals of Felton Pilate and Michael Cooper. ~ Craig Lytle
- Date Released
- Audio Format
- PCM Audio
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Con Funk Shun
- 77m 41s
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