Early Funk Jewel Showcases the Pulsating Rhythm and Groove Sound of Its Era
|By AMIR SAID (SA’ID)|
Among the earliest hip hop pioneers, Baby Huey & The Babysitters’ “Listen to Me” is one of the most celebrated early funk jams. With no less than five tempo and mood changes, “Listen to Me” is the personification of its era: hard-hitting funk with rolling bass lines, side-winding rhythm guitar, and of course, steady and ready drumwork.
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