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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

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  • Audio CD (15 Nov 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: IMPORT
  • ASIN: B009GJYWI2
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,616 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Amen BrotherThe Bamboos 3:030.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Wait a MinuteThe Excitements 3:170.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. The Clap Hands SongT Bird and the Breaks 3:150.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Hard WorkSmoove & Turrell 3:140.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Seven Nation Army (feat. Alice Russell)Nostalgia 77 4:220.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Insane in the Membrane (feat. Horseman)Prince Fatty 3:210.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. A Time For (feat. Wayne Gidden)Lack Of Afro 3:480.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Rocket ManThe Stiff Naked Fools 2:270.69  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. KillingThe Apples 4:200.69  Buy MP3 
Listen10. SingalongTreva Whateva 5:050.69  Buy MP3 
Listen11. More Than DancingFederation Of The Disco Pimp 3:380.69  Buy MP3 
Listen12. The BumpThe Haggis Horns 3:510.69  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Cold Case (feat. Sulene Fleming)The Fantastics! 3:530.69  Buy MP3 
Listen14. SatisfactionIncredible Bongo Band 4:000.69  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Fish in the Sea (feat. Angeline Morrison)Frootful 3:190.69  Buy MP3 
Listen16. The SnakeAl Wilson 3:29Album Only
Listen17. Shaft in AfricaThe Mighty Showstoppers 4:080.69  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Dragging Me Down (feat. Martha High)Speedometer 4:010.69  Buy MP3 
Listen19. A Cool Cat in Town (feat. Brenda Boykin)Tape Five 3:530.69  Buy MP3 


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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic album! 26 Nov 2012
By Clare
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I was very excited when I heard this was coming out, and managed to buy a copy at the Manchester album launch party. I'm already familiar with most of the songs from the Club nights, and I've been lucky enough to have caught The Excitements, Federation of the Disco Pimp, The Haggis Horns and Speedometer with Martha High live at these gigs over the last year or so (with other artists, like Smoove & Turrell and Lack of Afro, on my list of those I'm still desperate to see). The other songs I've heard played on the radio show.

I've only been listening to funk and soul music for a few years, so I won't say much about each track, and the clips from the full playlist are available to listen to here. I love the variety on the album, and I was really happy with the track choice for each of the artists. There are some amazing covers of classic funk songs, so it's hard to pick out my best tracks, but 'The Clap Hands Song' is my favourite to (attempt to) dance to, followed closely by 'Rocket Man', which appeals to the Red Dwarf fan in me. And Al Wilson's classic 'The Snake' is one of my all-time favourite songs, which I will never, ever tire of listening to. But there's not a single track on here I'd want to skip over.

Playing the album straight through, as I've done a few times now, really does capture the atmosphere and energy of the Club, and it's correctly advertised as a party album. It's a proper feel good CD, and I know I'll be playing this a lot! Especially in the car on the way to work, as that's when I most need to be reminded of the amazing weekends I've had. Even if you're not into clubbing, it's an excellent compilation of great quality music, so there can't be many people this won't appeal to. I really like the way the CD is presented too.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
By oavin
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Craig Charles is one of the biggest advocated of funk and soul music in the UK, so it was surely only a matter of time before he put together a compilation of some of his favourite tracks.

This is an absolute belter, containing tracks from the likes of; Alice Russell, Smoove & Turrell, Lack Of Afro and The Bamboos. 19 tracks of hard hitting funk and soul drenched in breaks and powerful vocal hooks!

If you like funk and soul, you need this.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Too funky for words! 24 Dec 2012
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Some strange funky covers - but a great listen! Insane in the membrane cover - worth a listen, strange at first but AWESOME!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great compilation this one 11 July 2014
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Great compilation this one. Never heard of most of it but it's always to pick up new stuff you've never heard before plus you can always trust Craig to keep you right
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3.0 out of 5 stars more jazz and reggae than soul & funk? 6 May 2014
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Not quite what was expected. Quite a few instrumental jazz and some reggae tracks. even a swing track. Just to note that its nothing like the tracks currently played on the Radio 6 Sat night show.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love this album! 29 Dec 2013
By azz
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I saw Craig DJ at Glastonbury 2013 and then when home and bought the album. One of the coolest DJ sets i have ever seen!
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4.0 out of 5 stars funktastic 4 Dec 2013
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everything that you would expect from the master of funk and soul. nice one craig - theyre boss tunes! top!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great compilation of Soul 'N' Funk sounds. 6 Oct 2013
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If you like gutsy, sweaty, dirty, grindy dance sounds. Then you'll love every track on this compilation, it starts like a race gun and doesn't let up.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Most Funky!!
great album, but then again Craig Charles hosts a great Radio show. love it
Published 3 days ago by Ms. S. J. Hill
5.0 out of 5 stars Unleash the trunk of funk!!
Great Album !!! Great DJ !! Love the album. Got this CD at Christmas and it still gets played loads :D
Published 10 months ago by Miss Gillian Werrett
3.0 out of 5 stars Timewarped
I like all sorts of music, and after hearing Craigs radio show the other day, I immediately bought this CD. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Mungo
1.0 out of 5 stars Deeply disappointed
Love Craig Charles on the radio but dissappointed with this collection. Too many rare tracks just not to my taste.
Published 14 months ago by disgruntled
5.0 out of 5 stars Funky souly music
I love Craig Charles and have been waiting for this compilation for ages. awesome toe tapping classics. Vol 2 please!
Published 14 months ago by MrsN
3.0 out of 5 stars The Craig Charles Funk & Soul club
Arrived on time, bought item due to good recommendations on Amazon. I only gave this cd 3 stars as I thought there would be more Northern Soul like his radio shows. Good seller A+
Published 14 months ago by Alanell
5.0 out of 5 stars Slip it in the car. Slip on your sunglasses. Drive slowly.
I have no idea what cool music is. Craig does. Buy this and I promise you won't regret it as he has curated a wonderful collection of funk that is a joy to listen to. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Chris Jones
1.0 out of 5 stars Tomski
Was expecting a more smoother style of soul not like Motown also like my funk a bit more jazzy with a Nile Rogers style guitar sound, but that's just the style i prefer. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Tomski
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