A site dedicated to the awesome soulfunk music from 1979 to 1986


 

Här presenteras helt enkelt det bästa av de bästa inom soul, funk, disco, R&B och jazz soul/funk 1979-1986.

Listan baseras på min "My assorted list" på den engelska upplagan.

Patriks bästa

1979

Single tracks

Breakwater - No limit
Chic - Good times (Superior!!)
Dan-I - Monkey chop
Heatwave - Eyeballin'
Hyman, Phyllis - You know how to love me
Invisible man's band - All night thing
Jackson, Michael - Rock with you (Superior!!)
Javaroo - Breakin' in
Marie, Teena - I'm a sucker for your love
Mills, Stephanie - Put your body in it
Mills, Stephanie - What cha gonna to with my lovin' (Superior!!)
Shalamar - Right in the socket

Albums

Sister sledge - We are family
Stephanie Mills - What cha gonna do with my lovin'

Most overlooked Albums

1980

Single tracks

Blackbyrds - Better days (Superior!!)
Brothers Johnson - Light up the night
Brothers Johnson - Stomp (Superior!!)
Burch, Vernon - Fun city
Cameo - The sound table
Change - A lover's holiday
Chic - Good times
Coffee - Casanova
Con Funk Shun - Candy (Superior!!)
Delegation Stand up, reach for the sky
Delegation - Heartache 9
Freeeze - Southern freeze
High frequency - Summertime (Superior!!)
Hunt, Geraldine - Can't fake the feeling
Incognito - Parisienne girl
Peter Jacques band - Mighty fine
Ray Parker Jr - For those who like the groove
Ray Parker Jr - Tonight is the night
Ross, Diana - Upside down
SOS band - S. O. S. (Dit dit dit dat dat dat dit dit dit) (Superior!!)
Thurston, Bobby - Check out the Groove
Veal, Charles - If you ever need somebody (Superior!!)
Webb, Ebonee- Everybody wanna dance
Whispers - It's a love thing
(Superior!!)
Wynd chymes - Baby you're the one

Albums

Brothers Johnson - Light up the night
Change - The glow of love
Dazz band - Invitation to love
Delegation - Eau de vie
Deodato - Night cruiser
Diana - Diana Ross
Imagination - The Whispers
Ross, Diana - Diana
SOS band - S.O.S.

Most overlooked Albums

Invitation to love - Dazz band

1981

Single tracks

Adams, Gayle - Love fever
Alexander, Goldie - Show you my love
Aurra - Send your love
B.B. & Q. band - On the beat (Superior!!)
Bowman, Candy - I wanna feel your love
Broom, Bobby Clean sweep
Browne, Tom - Thighs high (grip your hips and move)
Carlton, Carl - Sexy lady
Central line - Walking into sunshine
Change - Hold tight
Dozier, Lamont - Shout about it
Dynasty - Love in the fast lane
Earth wind and fire - Let's groove tonight
FF Yellowhand - You want every night
Fields, Alvin - Special delivery
Hi Gloss - I'm totally yours
Joli, France - Gonna get over you
Jones, Quincy - Razzamatazz
Jones girls - Nights over Egypt
King, Evelyn - I'm in love
Kool and the gang - Stepin' out
Kool and trhe gang - Be my lady
Kwick - Night life
Lee, Rahm - Think
Lotti G - What's it worth
Mantra - Action
One way - Push
Ozone - Gigolette (Superior!!)
Pure energy - Too hot
Rufus & Chaka Khan - Secret friend
Shalamar - Make that move
Sylvers - Reach out
TTF - Mighty fine
Unlimited touch - Searching to find the one
Unlimited touch - Happy ever after (Superior!!)

Albums

BB & Q band - BB & Q band
Bernard Wright - 'Nard
Change - Miracles
Incognito - Jazz funk
Quincy Jones - The dude
Rahmlee - Rise of the Phenix
Shalamar - Three for love
Shock - Shock
Spunk - Tighten it up

Most overlooked Albums

Rahmlee - Rise of the Phenix

1982

Single tracks

Amra Special - kind of love
Bill Summers and Summers heat - Throw it down, shake your body
Bliss - Groovin' (on a love thing)
Bobby M - Charlie's backbeat
Bobby M - How do you feel tonight
Brunson, Tyrone - Sticky situation
BT-express - Stretch
(Superior!!)
Buren, Gene van - Enjoy yourself

Buren, Gene van - Rock the house
Burgess, Leroy - Heartbreaker
Burke, Keni - Hang tight
Candela, Love you madly (Superior!!)
Captain sky - Don't touch that dial
Chocolate milk - Sweet heat
Clifford - Linda Build a fire
Con Funk Shun - Ms. got-the-body
Dayton - We can't miss
Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde - Fast life
Dr Togo - Bee free
Duke, George - Shine on
Dunn & Bruce Street - Shout for joy
First light - Party lights
Gage, Yvonne - Lover of my dreams (Superior!!)
Guthrie, Gwen - It should have been you
High fashion Feelin' lucky lately
High fashion - Hold on
Imagination - Music and lights
Imagination - Just an illusion (Instumental) (Superior!!)
Intrigue - I like it
Jagg - Take time
James, Freddie - Don't turn your back to love
Jammers - What have you got to loose
Johnson, Howad - So fine
Kadenza - Let's do it
Klaps - All the way you move
Klique - I can't shake this feeling
Knight, Jerry - She's got to be a dancer (Superior!!)
Koxo - Step by step
Lewis, Kim - Fantasize
Linx - Plaything
Lucas, Carrie - Show me where you coming from
Lynn, Cheryl - Sleep walkin
Marz - Move it, groove it
Mason, Vaugan - You can do it
(Superior!!)
McCall, Al - Hard times
McCrarys - Love on a summernight
McFadden & Whitehead - One more time
McRae, Gwen - Keep the fire burning
Moore, Melba - Love come down
Moore, Melba - Love's commin' at ya
Mystic Merlin - Mr Magaician
Mystic Merlin - Rock the world
Payne, Freda - In motion
Plush - Free and easy (Superior!!)
Rainbow team - Bite the apple
Second image - Star
Shalamar - There it is
Silas, Alfie - You put the L in love
Smith, Rick - Never give up on love (Superior!!)
Strike one - Can't touch me anymore
Sunfire - Step in the light (Superior!!)
Sunrize - Come and get my lovin'
Tavares -
Got to find my way back to you (Superior!!)
Trilark - Check it out
T.S. Monk - Fantasy
Williams, Carol - Can't get away
Wood, Ren - Get it right

Albums

B. B. & Q. band - All night long
Blackman, Don - Don Blackman
Buren, Gene van - What's your pleasure
Chocolate milk - Friction
Con Funk shun - To the max
Dayton - Hot fun
Gap band - IV
Imagination - In the heat of the night
Knight, Jerry - Love's on our side
Lucas, Carie - Still in love
Marz - Make it right
Midnight star - Victory
Shakatak - Night birds
Shakatak - Invitations
Shalamar - Friends
SOS band - SOS III

Wynd chymes - Arrival

Most overlooked Albums

Don Blackman - Don Blackman
Gene van Buren - What's your pleasure
Mystic Merlin - Full moon

1983

Single tracks

Asso - Don't stop
Booker Newberry III - Love Town
Brass construction - Walkin' the line
Browne, Tom - Mr. Business
Cameo - Style
Cashmere - Light of the world
Cheatham, Oliver - Make your mind up
Chic - You are beautiful
Con Funk Shun - Lovin' fever
Cookie - Can't judge the book by its cover
Covington, Kim - All of my love
Dayton - Sound of music (Superior!!)
Dayton - Promise me
D-train - Music
Duke, George - Reach out
Fatback - Is this the future (Superior!!)
Flowchart - I saw him make achoo
Freeeze - Can't keep my love (Superior!!)
Funkacise Gang - Funkacise (Superior!!)
Galaxy - Wait until tonight (my love)
Gary's gang - Knock me out
Grand groove bunch - Never let go
Hairston, Curtis - I want you all tonight
Haywood, Leon - I'm out to catch
Henderson, Finis - Skip to my lou (Superior!!)
Henderson, Michael - You wouldn't have to work at all
Indeep - Last night a DJ saved my life
Jackson, Tony - Steppin' out on the groove
Jefferies, Rome - Good love
Johnson, Orlando - Somebody save me
Jones, Glenn - I am somebody (Superior!!)
Jones, Glenn - Love intensity
Kano - Dance school
Kashif - Just got to have you (lover turn me on)
Kazu Matsui project - Midnight shuffle
Kendricks, Eddie - I got my eyes on you
Manhattans - Crazy
Mary Jane girls - Candy man
Mason, Barbara - Another man
MCB - I'm the one, you're the one
Midnight star - Electricity
Midnight star - Wet my whistle
Mtume - Juicy fruit
Nunn, Bobby - Get it while you can
NV - It's alright
O'jays - Put our heads together
Payne, Freda - In motion (Superior!!)
Ponsar, Serge - Out in the night (Superior!!)
Prestige - Cheating
Shine - Give your love a chance
Shine - I love this feelin'
Thomas, Lillo - (You're a) good girl
Touch - Something special
Trammps - Up on the hill (MT. U)
Unique - What I got is what you need
Whispers - Tonight

Albums

Cashmere - Let the music turn you on
Con Funk Shun - Lovin' fever
Dayton - Feel the music
Fatback - Is this the future?
Glenn Jones - I am somebody
Midnight star - No parking on the dancefloor
Mtume - Juicy fruit
Starpoint - It's so delicious
Tavares - Words and music

Most overlooked Albums

Dayton - Feel the music
High fashion - Make up your mind

1984

Single tracks

Anderson, Carl - Magic (Superior!!)
Armenta & Majik - I wanna be with you
B-BIZ-R - Sucker for your love
Berg, Li - The Smørgosbord
Broom, Bobby - Find yourself
Brothers Johnson - You keep me coming back
Cerrone - Club underworld
Champaign - Off and on love
Controllers - Givin' up on love'
Deodato - S.O.S. fire in the sky
Fat boys - Jail house rap
Francis, Mike - Survivor
Funk deluxe - This time
Haywood, Leon - Tenderoni
Horne section - Lady shine (shine on) (Superior!!)
Houston, Thelma - You used to hold me so tight
Jackson, La Toya - Hot potato
James, Rick - 17
Jones, Glenn - You're the only one I love
Kasso - Dig it
Lewis, Linda - Class, style (I've got it)
Miller, Marcus - I could give you more
Morgan - Wanna love ya
Mouzon, Alphonse - Our love is hot
Mtume - Prime time
Myers, Alicia - I appreciate
Network - Cover girl
SOS band - Weekend girl (Superior!!)
St.James, Phyllis - Candlelight afternoon
Stone city band - Ladies choice
Tempers - No favors (Superior!!)
Temptations - Treat her like a lady
Temptations - Set your love right
Tracy, Jeanie - Can I come over and play with you tonight
Thomas, Lillo - Your loves' got a hold on me
Twin image - Love lesson
Windjammer - Tossing and turning
Wu, Larry - Let me show you

Albums

Change - Change of heart
Cherrelle - Fragile
Fatboys - Fatboys
Force MD:s - Love letters
Glenn Jones - Finesse
Kenny G - G force
Klymaxx - Meeting in the ladies room
Kool and the gang - Something special
Midnight star - Planetary invasion
Mtume - You me and he
Run DMC - Run DMC
Shine - Shine
SOS band - Just the way you like it
Thelma Houston - Qualifying heat

Most overlooked Albums

1985

Single tracks

Atlantic starr - Silver shadow
Ayers, Roy - Programmed for love
Butler, Jonathan - Overflowing
Concept - Mr DJ
Con Funk Shun - Electric lady
Cool notes - Spend the night
Fatback - Start it up
Jennifer, Holiday - Just a matter of time (Amazing track)
Jones, Spencer - Miss friday
King, Evelyn "Champagne" - Your personal touch
Shannon - Stronger together
Tyzik, Jeff - Love won't wait (Superior!!)

Albums

Fatback - So delicious
Hardcastle, Paul - Paul Hardcastle
Jackson, Freddie - Rock me tonight
King, Evelyn "Champagne" - A long time coming
a change is gonna come
O'neal, Alexander - Alexander O'neal
Tyzik, Jeff - Smile

Most overlooked Albums

1986

Single tracks

Cameo - Candy
Cashflow - Party freak
Dynasty - Freeway lover
Dynasty - Way out
Mardis, Bobby - Keep on (Superior!!)
Midas touch - Midnight star
Private joy - Coolin' out

Smith, Sylvia - Don't wanna be a somtime lover
Williams, Beau - All because of you (Superior!!)

Albums

Controllers - Stay (Best soul album of the year)
Haywoode - Arrival
Hewitt, Howard - Commit to love
Midnight star - Headlines
Surface - Surface
Yarbrough & peoples - Guilty

Most overlooked Albums

 


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