The Best Groove Funk Music to Get You Moving

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Looking for some funk in your life? Check out our list of the best groove funk tracks to get you moving!

The Best Groove Funk Music to Get You Moving

Groove funk is a genre of music that is perfect for getting people up and moving. The beats are infectious and the lyrics are often positive and upbeat. This music is perfect for any party or gathering where you want to get people dancing. If you’re looking for some great groove funk music to get you moving, check out the following artists.

James Brown- “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”

There is no debate that James Brown was the hardest working man in show business, and it’s no surprise that one of his most iconic songs is all about getting up and being active. “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” is the perfect tune to get you moving, with its driving beat and Brown’s legendary vocals.

Parliament- “Flash Light”

Formed in the early 1970s, Parliament was one of the most influential funk bands of all time. With their signature blend of R&B, soul, and psychedelia, they created a sound that was both unique and timeless. “Flash Light” is one of their most iconic songs, and it’s sure to get you moving and grooving.

Bootsy Collins- “I’d Rather Be With You”

If you’re looking for some groovy funk music to get you moving, look no further than Bootsy Collins’ “I’d Rather Be With You.” This classic track from 1976 is guaranteed to get your feet tapping and your body grooving. With its catchy bassline and funky guitar licks, “I’d Rather Be With You” is the perfect tune to get you up and dancing. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to funk out!

The Best Groove Funk Music to Get You Moving

There’s nothing like a good groove to get you moving, and funk is the perfect genre for that. From classic hits to modern grooves, funk has something for everyone. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the best groove funk music to get you moving.

George Clinton- “Atomic Dog”

“Atomic Dog” is a song by George Clinton from his 1982 album Computer Games. The track was released as a single in December 1982 and became his most successful solo single, peaking at number one on the US R&B chart in February 1983. The song’s title and chorus lyric “bow wow wow yippie yo yippie yea” became popular catchphrases at the time. The track features his younger brother Garry Shider on lead guitar and utilizes the talk box, made famous by Roger Troutman of Zapp, throughout the song.

The single’s release coincided with the rise of digital sampling in hip hop music. “Atomic Dog” has been sampled over 100 times, making it one of the most sampled songs in history. It has been used in films such as Men in Black (1997) and television shows such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996), as well as being interpolated by other artists such as Snoop Dogg, Beastie Boys, Salt-N-Pepa and Destiny’s Child.

Zapp- “More Bounce to the Ounce”

Zapp was a funk band led by brothers Roger and Larry Troutman. The group’s sound was a hybrid of P-Funk and electro-funk. “More Bounce to the Ounce” is one of their most well-known songs and it is sure to get you moving.

The Gap Band- “Oops Up Side Your Head”

The Gap Band was an American funk and disco band which toured extensively throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and released a string of well-received albums, including 1976’s The Gap Band II and 1980’s The Gap Band IV. “Oops Up Side Your Head” was the band’s first big hit, peaking at #1 on the US Billboard R&B chart in early 1980. The song has since become a classic of the genre, with its catchy hook and infectious groove.

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