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In Funk Family Tree Craig links James & Bobby Purify, 60s Maverick Andre Williams, The Miracles and De La Soul.

In this week's Funk Family Tree we link James & Bobby Purify, 60's Maverick Andre Williams, The Miracles and De La Soul. We hand over the playlist duties to a 6 Music listener in The Spinage au Trois. William Bell calls in with a story from the Stax days in 'Ring Bell'. At 8pm Craig tells the story of the Motown record label in The Trunk of Funk.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Bobby Womack

    Never Let Nothing Get The Best Of You

    • Outta Sight.
  • Maceo Parker


    • Esc Records.
  • The Young Holt Trio

    Ain't There Something That Money Can't Buy

    • Kent.
  • Fulton Street

    Young People

    • Choi Records.
  • Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band


    • Big Crown Records.
  • Sam & Dave

    Soul Man

    • Rhino.
  • The Ides of March

    Aire Of Good Feeling

    • Warner Brothers.
  • Marvin Gaye

    Got To Give It Up (Part 1)

    • Motown.
  • Macy Gray

    I Try

    • Epic.
  • Nick Pride & The Pimptones

    Sweetness And Light

    • Légère Recordings.
  • Voodoo Love Orchestra

    Plinio Guzman

    • Movimientos Records.
  • Funk Family Tree

    • James & Bobby Purify

      Shake A Tailfeather

      • Ace.
    • Andre Williams

      Do The Popcorn

      • Checker.
    • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

      Shop Around

      • Universal.
    • De La Soul


      • Tommy Boy Records.
  • Smoove & Turrell

    You Could've Been A Lady

    • Jalapeno.
  • Spirit Of Love

    The Power Of Your Love

    • Athens Of The North.
  • Spinage au Trois

    • Eddie & Ernie

      Bullets Don't Have Eyes

      • Bullets Don't Have Eyes / You Make My Life A Sunny Day.
      • Daptone Records.
    • Lucille Brown

      Come On And Love Me

      • Hull Records.
    • The Graham Bond Organisation


      • Crosstown Traffic.
      • Crosstown Traffic.
  • Georgie Fame

    Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag

    • BGP.
  • Chuck Jackson

    The Work Song

    • Kent Soul.
  • Mako & Mr. Bristow

    Hype, Fresh, Mine

    • Funk Blasters.
  • Nick Waterhouse

    Old Place

    • Innovative Leisure.
  • William Bell

    Mississippi - Arkansas Bridge

    • This Is Where I Live.
    • Stax / Universal.
  • The O’Jays

    I Love Music

    • Philadelphia International Records.
  • Trunk of Funk

    • Rockwell

      Somebody's Watching Me

      • Single.
      • Motown.
    • LaBrenda Ben

      I Can't Help It, I Gotta Dance

      • Just Be Yourself.
      • Motown.
    • Shorty Long

      People Sure Act Funny

      • Here Comes The Judge.
      • Tamla Motown.
    • Platinum Hook

      Standing On The Verge (Of Getting It On)

      • Platinum Hook.
      • Motown.
    • Bottom & Company

      Gonna Find A True Love ‎

      • You're My Life / Gonna Find A True Love.
      • Motown.
    • Thelma Brown

      Dance Yeah Dance

      • Motown.
    • Junior Walker & The All Stars

      My Girl Annie

      • Motown.
    • The Andantes

      (Like A) Nightmare

      • (Like A) Nightmare / If You Were Mine.
      • Motown.
    • Rick James

      You And I

      • Come Get It!.
      • Motown.
    • The Contours

      He Couldn't Do The Crossfire

      • Motown.
  • James Brown

    Say It Loud I'm Black And I'm Proud (Pts 1&2)

    • Hip-O Select.
  • Dubfunk

    Papa Was A Rolling Stone (Smooth Mix) (feat. F.O.N.) (feat. F.O.N.)

    • Sweet Rains.
  • Nancy Ames


    • Nascente.
  • Parov Stelar

    Silent Shuffle

    • Sonic Records.
  • Henri-Pierre Noël

    Funky Spider Dance (The Reflex Revision)

    • Wah Wah 45s.
  • Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls

    Geronimo's Free

    • Naim.