Le Freak vs Funkytown

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  1. blowtorch

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    Le Freak. Hands down. Not my kind of music but Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards are such outstanding musicians.
     
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    Chic. Nile Rodgers...damn...
     
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    Well, uh, I have played Le Freak in a coupla wedding bands.
    It was fun.
    Actually, it was fun watching the singers do “steps”, and the dancers, uh, dance.
    I never played Funkytown.
    So, between the two, uh, Pick Up The Pieces.
     
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    I'll take ****, but Funky Town. It's nothing to do with musicianship for me, it's just such an odd quirky song that I love it.
     
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    Shrek ruined Funky Town, so Le Freak.

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    I go with Chic, but Good Times by Chic is better than both of those tracks. Bernard Edwards bass line on Good Times is the basis for many rap songs.

     
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    that's why I don't watch that stuff
     
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    Shrek also ruined "Hallelujah" for me.
     
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    Ahh don't remind me of that one.
     
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    Tough choice. Nile and Bernard would normally win for me, but dang it!, 'Funky Town' has something.

    Enny Meeny Miney Mo, catch a Tiger by the toe.....

    Le Freak, by a nose at the line.
     
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    ... Trade them both for brickhouse/play that funky Music
     
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    The advantage these have over those two is they didn't suffer from quite the same degree of overexposure.
     
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    Ahhhh freak out...
     
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    One of my faves:

     
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    Funkytown
     
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    Not my kind of music but credit where credit is due Bernard Edwards was a master musician
     
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    Sadly, Nile seems to have lost his funk chops nowadays. Instead, here's the Godfather.
     
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