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Funk and Soul Pure Originals

Tonight’s show is a celebration of ‘pure originals’: that means no remixes or edits – just what it says on the funk and soul tin.

Tonight’s show is a celebration of ‘pure originals’: that means no remixes or edits – just what it says on the funk and soul tin. We’ll be taking you through the decades from the golden era of black American music through to modern-day dancefloor fillers.
The Trunk of Funk is 30 minutes of back-to-back floorfillers for you to listen to wherever you are and whenever you like! This Trunk of Funk brings you nothing but the purest funk and soul sounds around. No remixes or edits – just the originals in all their groovy glory.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Stevie Wonder


    • Motown.
  • Maceo Parker


  • Betty Wright

    Where Is The Love

    • Alston.
  • Héctor Riviera

    I Want A Chance For Romance

    • Barry.
  • Kool & The Gang


    • De-Lite Records.
  • Joseph Malik

    Take A Left

    • Ramrock Red.
  • Syl Johnson

    Take Me To The River

    • Demon.
  • Lack of Afro

    Ride (feat. Wax & Herbal T)

    • Lack Of Afro Records.
  • Candi Staton

    I'm Just A Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin')

    • Kent Soul.
  • Clarence Carter

    Doin' Our Thing

    • Atlantic.
  • Fred Wesley and The J.B.’s

    J. B. Shout

    • People.
  • Spinage Au Tois

    • Idris Muhammad

      Could Heaven Ever Be Like This

      • Kudu.
    • Patrice Rushen

      Haven't You Heard

      • Elektra.
    • MFSB

      Love Is The Message

  • The Allergies

    Big Bad Woman

    • Jalapeno Records.
  • The Younghearts

    Wake Up And Start Standing

    • 20th Century.
  • Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson

    Hello Sunday Hello Road

    • Arista Records.
  • Talcum Time

    • Rubin

      You've Been Away

      • Goldmine Soul Supply.
    • Little Sonny

      Wade In The Water

      • Enterprise.
    • Bettye Swann

      The Heartache Is Gone

      • Kent.
  • J. P. Bimeni & The Black Belts

    Free Me

    • Tucxone Records.
  • Aretha Franklin

    Lee Cross

    • Rhino.
  • Lyn Collins

    You Can't Love Me If You Don't Respect Me

    • People.
  • Gary Byrd and the Experience

    The Crown (12" Version)

    • Motown.
  • The Commodores

    I Like What You Do

    • Motown.
  • Charles Bradley

    Can't Fight The Feeling

    • Daptone Records.
  • Nilo Toledo

    Gold Coast

    • Hector Records.
  • Trunk of Funk

    • Rare Pleasure

      Let Me Down Easy

      • BBE Records.
    • Wilson Pickett

      Engine No.9

      • Atlantic.
    • Elkin and Nelson


      • CBS.
    • KC and the Sunshine Band

      Do It Good

      • Jay Boy Records.
    • James Brown


      • Polydor.
    • Mahalia Jackson

      Keep Your Hand On The Plow

      • Philips.
    • Jewel Akens

      Love Potion No.9

      • Outta Sight.
    • Crashers

      Flight To Jamaica (Cool Runnings)

  • Etta James

    Tighten Up Your Own Thing

    • Cadet.
  • Quickest Way Out

    Thank You Baby For Loving Me

    • Warner Brother.
  • Stevie Wonder


    • Stevie Wonder - Song Review.
    • Tamla.
  • Aretha Franklin

    I Say A Little Prayer

    • Aretha Franklin - Queen Of Soul.
    • Atlantic.
  • Mel & Tim

    Forever And A Day

    • BGP.
  • Sam & Dave

    I Take What I Want

    • Edsel.
  • Bernard “Pretty” Purdie


    • BGP.