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Let's Get Funky

The Funk Explosion of the 1970's and beyond! 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who founded and led Funkadelic?

  • Maceo Parker
  • Bootsy Collins
  • George Clinton

2

Which funky band of the 1970's turned to disco in 1980's with addition of lead singer James "J T" Taylor?

  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Kool & The Gang
  • Crown Heights Affair

3

Rufus had their first big hit in the USA with "Tell Me Something Good". Who wrote it?

  • Chaka Khan
  • Tony Maiden & David "Hawk" Wolinski
  • Stevie Wonder

4

Family Affair was originally a hit for which band?

  • Ohio Players
  • Sly & The Family Stone
  • Isley Brothers

5

Which band had a No.1 single and album in the USA with "Fire"

  • Ohio Players
  • Parliament
  • Confunkshun

6

Maceo Parker is one of the founding fathers of funk, having worked with James Brown among others. Which instrument did he play?

  • Bass Guitar
  • Saxaphone
  • Drums

7

Philip Bailey had a pop hit with Phil Collins, but he was also a vocalist for which band ?

  • Temptations
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Parliament

8

Who was the mastermind behind Parlet, Brides Of Funkenstein and Bootsy's Rubber Band?

  • Bootsy Collins
  • George Clinton
  • Norman Whitfield

9

Which jazz musician signalled his move into funk with the 1973 album "Head Hunters"?

  • Miles Davis
  • Grover Washington Jr.
  • Herbie Hancock

10

Which Motown band switched labels, added more members including Chris Jasper and moved into funk in the 1970's ?

  • Temptations
  • Four Tops
  • Isley Brothers

 

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