When it comes to party time funk, Ryo Nakata and his Japanese funk outfit Osaka Monaurail sure know where the one is! Fresh from a recent European jaunt and ahead of the band’s Australian visit Ryo put together his perfect party funk playlist for Hi Fi Way: The Pop Chronicles. This is an all killer, no filler look at the hottest funk jams ever committed to tape.

Ernie & The Top Notes, Inc. – Dap Walk (1972)

Freedom Now Brothers – Sissy Walk (1969)

The Highlighters Band – The Funky 16 Corners (1969)

T.S.U. Tornadoes – Getting The Corners (1968)

Marva Whitney – I Made a Mistake (1968)

The Majestics – Funky Chick (1969)

Bobby Williams – Funky Superfly (1973)

Ricky Calloway – Tell Me (1969)

Thunder Lighting & Rain – Super Funky (1971)

Sly & The Family Stone – I Want to Take You Higher (1969)

Compiled by Rob Lyon

Be sure to Osaka Monaurail on the following tour dates…

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