Title of song: If You Got Funk, You Got Style

Artist: Funkadelic

Title of album: Hardcore Jollies

Year of first release: 1976

Trivia: This is one of Funkadelic's more popular songs, and is also on many Greatest Hits albums.

This song is driven by the sleazy percussion.

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Songwriters: George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell

Memorable Lyrics:

  • "When you got funk, you got class/You're out on the floor movin' your ass"
  • "I don't claim to be a super freak/She just want to dance to a freaky beat"
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The lyrics can be summed up the title: funkiness, style, sexiness and fashion are synonyms, the singer claims.


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