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  1. Sly and the Family Stone - Thank You Falettinme Be Micelf Again
  2. James Brown - Sex Machine
  3. Parliament - Flashlight
  4. Cameo - Word Up
  5. Funkadelic - One Nation Under A Groove
  6. Kool and the Gang - Boogie
  7. War - Cisco Kid
  8. Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
  9. Stevie Wonder - Superstition
  10. Rick James - Superfreak
  11. Brothers Johnson - Get the Funk Out Ma Face
  12. Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady
  13. Earth Wind and Fire - Serpentine Fire
  14. The Isley Brothers - It' s Your Thing
  15. George Clinton - Atomic Dog
  16. Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
  17. The Staple Singers - I' ll Take You There
  18. The Temptations - Shaky Ground
  19. William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You' ve Got
  20. The Meters - Just Kissed My Baby
  21. Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band - Express Yourself
  22. Commodores - Brickhouse
  23. O' Jays - For The Love of Money
  24. Bill Withers - Use Me
  25. Isaac Hayes - Theme From Shaft
  26. AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
  27. Tower of Power - What Is Hip
  28. King Curtis - Memphis Soul Stew
  29. Jean Knight - Mr Big Stuff
  30. Herbie Hancock - Chameleon
  31. Labelle Lady - Marmalade
  32. Manu Dibango - Soul Makossa
  33. Marvin - Got To Give It Up
  34. Ohio Players - Love Roller Coaster
  35. The Dramatics - Whatcha See is Whatcha Get
  36. Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers - Bustin' Loose
  37. Prince - Kiss
  38. Gap Band - You Dropped a Bomb On Me
  39. Zapp - More Bounce To The Ounce
  40. Betty Wright - Clean Up Woman

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