Foot tapping, head bobbing jazz, funk and hip hop

A Listmania! list by Headbobber "Headbobber" (London)
 
Say It Live and Loud: Live in Dallas 08.26.68
1.  Say It Live and Loud: Live in Dallas 08.26.68 by James Brown
The list author says:
  "The Man in his prime. Great live recording. Includes one of the greatest drum breaks of all time."
£8.95   Used & New from: £3.41
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Power In Numbers
2.  Power In Numbers by Jurassic 5
The list author says:
  "My favourite album of one of my favourite hip hop groups. Quality beats and unbelievable lyrics. On top of their game on this one."
£5.20   Used & New from: £0.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Head Hunters
3.  Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
The list author says:
  "'Nuff said really. Check out the legendary Chameleon."
£5.87   Used & New from: £1.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Emergency On Planet Earth
4.  Emergency On Planet Earth by Jamiroquai
The list author says:
  "Their best album. Stuart Zender's bass playing is off the hook. Check out Revolution 1993."
£7.69   Used & New from: £0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Black on Both Sides
5.  Black on Both Sides by Mos Def
The list author says:
  "One of the great debut albums. The Marvin Gaye of hip hop."
£9.80   Used & New from: £0.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

It's My Thing
6.  It's My Thing by Marva Whitney
The list author says:
  "Marva shows that it ain't just the men who have the funk. 'You Got To Have A Job' is one of my all time favourites."
£9.99   Used & New from: £5.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

In the Jungle Groove
7.  In the Jungle Groove by James Brown
The list author says:
  "A selection of badass funk here. Check out the break on 'Give It Up Turnit Loose' and Bootsy's bassline on 'I Got To Move'."
£5.97   Used & New from: £2.12
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Secrets
8.  Secrets by Herbie Hancock
The list author says:
  "Herbie back to his funky best here. Paul Jacksons bass goes into overdrive on Swamp Rat."
£6.68   Used & New from: £2.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Comin' Through
9.  Comin' Through by Eddie Henderson
The list author says:
  "Lovely bit of Jazz Funk here. Includes the classic 'Open Eyes'."
Used & New from: £24.22

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Places and Spaces
10.  Places and Spaces by Donald Byrd
The list author says:
  "Donald Byrd's classic album. Includes one of the funkiest and most sampled basslines ever on Dominoes."
£6.02   Used & New from: £2.81
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Journey To Anywhere
11.  Journey To Anywhere by Ugly Duckling
The list author says:
  "Great party hip hop from Ugly Duckling. Very amusing lyrics and great sample-laden old school beats."
£12.65   Used & New from: £4.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Hip Hop Don't Stop : The Greatest
12.  Hip Hop Don't Stop : The Greatest by DJ Prime Cuts
The list author says:
  "The ultimate old school hip hop collection. Superb mixing from Prime Cuts, blending all the classic tunes from De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, Big Daddy Kane and many others."
Used & New from: £6.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Funk Collection
13.  The Funk Collection by Kool & The Gang
The list author says:
  "A brilliant collection of funk from the earlier years of Kool And The Gang. Better known to some for their more cheesier 80's hits, they were a super tight funk band back in the day."
£7.24   Used & New from: £1.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Black Caesar
14.  Black Caesar by James Brown
The list author says:
  "Probably the greatest soundtrack of all time. Apart from the well known anthem Boss, also includes one of my favourite James Brown tracks of all time - Make It Good To Yourself."
£5.94   Used & New from: £2.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Payback
15.  The Payback by James Brown
The list author says:
  "As an album, probably my favourite James Brown piece. Includes the heavily sampled Payback as well as lesser known gems such as Doing The Best I Can and Shoot Your Shot."
£5.61   Used & New from: £2.10
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Pieces Of A Man
16.  Pieces Of A Man by Gil Scott-Heron
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest soul albums of all time. From the heartfelt Home Is Where The Hatred Is to the uptempo groover that is Lady Jane & John Coltrane, this record should be in everyone's collection."
Used & New from: £5.85
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Question In The Form Of An Answer
17.  Question In The Form Of An Answer by People Under The Stairs
The list author says:
  "Superb hip-hop from Thes One and Double K. Real head-nodding stuff that you should just put on, sit back and enjoy."
Used & New from: £18.79
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Fresh Mode Ep [Us Import]
18.  Fresh Mode Ep [Us Import] by Ugly Duckling
The list author says:
  "My favourite release from UD. Everybody C'mon and Everything's Alright are the stand out tracks for me."
£9.95   Used & New from: £3.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

What's Going On
19.  What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
The list author says:
  "The best album of all time?? Hard to pick just one great album, but this is definitely in my top 3. Brilliant soul music sung by a once in a lifetime voice and backed by the Funk Soul Brothers."
£5.10   Used & New from: £1.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

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