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Format: 7" limited to 300 copies
Cat: BAB 004
Released: 24 Jan 18
Genre: Funk
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Tracklist
Side 1
1. James Brown - "Funky President" (extended breaks special edition) (4:25)
Side 2
1. The Vibrettes - "Humpty Dump" (part 1 - extended breaks special edition) (3:16)
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New 7" label Beats & Breaks present "Funky President" which is a funk song originally released as a single in 1974, by the hardest working man in show business at the time - the Godfather of Soul - James Brown. It appeared on his 4nd (!) album entitled 'Reality' released that same year. According to Brown, the song's title referred to U.S. President Gerald Ford - who succeeded Richard Nixon in the White House shortly before it was recorded. It is one of Brown's most frequently sampled recordings. The rhythmic portions of the song have been used on dozens of hip hop tracks. On the flip, The Vibrettes' "Humpty Dump" is another killer funk number that was recorded by one Roscoe Porter and originally released by Lujon back in 1973. The sample source for many a respected beat by such legends as J. Dilla, Four Tet, 2 Bad Mice and even Aphex Twin.

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