This Episode

Josh challenged me, Bobby Flay-style, to a funk-off. Being the gentleman he is, he’s allowed me home field advantage so I have a bit of time to respond to this funky, funky set of 45s. Good thing: it looks like I have my work cut out for me.

— John


  1. Love Trap by Rufus Thomas
  2. Copy Cat by The Bar Kays
  3. Hold On I’m A Coming by The Soul Children
  4. Slum Baby by Booker T. and the MGs
  5. Blow Your Mind by The Interpretations
  6. Let’s Do It Together by Fantastic Johnny C
  7. One More Time by Nu Sound Express Ltd.
  8. Philly Soul Strut & Finger Licking Chicken by The Radars
  9. Cupid’s Holding by The Alliance
  10. Honky Tonk by Bill Doggett
  11. Popcorn Children by Eldridge Holmes
  12. Hot Butter n’ All by Lou Courtney
  13. Popcorn pt. 1 by Jimbo Johnson
  14. The Drunk by James Brown
  15. Popcorn Charley by Charles Spurling
  16. The Popcorn by James Brown
  17. Party Down by Little Beaver
  18. I Get Lifted by George McCrae
  19. Funky Cat by James Knight & The Butlers
  20. Funky Me by Timmy Thomas
  21. Humpin and Bumpin by Andre Williams