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The Funk Show

Series produced by Howard Burchette

Caption: The Funk Show with Howard Burchette, Credit: thefunkshow.com
Image by: thefunkshow.com 
The Funk Show with Howard Burchette 

The Funk Show is a three hour program devoted to Funk and Soul music from the 1960's to the present. The programs on PRX are te best of THE FUNK SHOW.

The Funk Show presents Funk and Soul music from the 1960's through the present in both a variety format and in interview formats.


57 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Sly & the Family Stone with Jerry Martini, Credit: Epic Records 1968
Original and founding member of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE'S JERRY MARTINI talks about the history of the group and his new cover band THE FAMILY STONE...

Bought by KMUW


  • Added: Apr 08, 2012
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rufus (Tony Maiden and Kevin Murphy), Credit: Rufus (Tony Maiden and Kevin Murphy)
The story of RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN in their own words, by two of the founding members; keyboardist KEVIN MURPHY and guitarist TONY MAIDEN.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:26
Caption: Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan, Credit: MCA
The story of RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN in their own words, by two of the founding members; keyboardist KEVIN MURPHY and guitarist TONY MAIDEN.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 54:21
Caption: The Family Stone Project, Credit: http://www.myspace.com/familystonemusic
Original and founding member of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE'S JERRY MARTINI talks about the history of the group and his new cover band THE FAMILY STONE...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 54:32
Caption: The Familystone Project, Credit: http://www.classiqueproductions.com/pages/PAGE214A.HTM
Original and founding member of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, JERRY MARTINI talks about the history of the group plus his new group THE FAMILY STONE PROJ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2012
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Tower of Power , Credit: Amazon.com
The story of the great horn band THE TOWER OF POWER. A special interview with founder Emilio Castillo about the history of this legendary band

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 57:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Tower of Power , Credit: Amazon.com
The story of the great horn band THE TOWER OF POWER. A special interview with founder Emilio Castillo about the history of this legendary band.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:00:23
Caption: The Lowrider Band , Credit: http://www.lowriderband.com/home/
WAR is a legendary Funk band who scored hits from the late 1960s to the 1980s. HOWARD SCOTT and HAROLD BROWN, who now tour as THE LOWRIDER BAND ar...

Bought by Prairie Public and WJAB


  • Added: Mar 29, 2012
  • Length: 56:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Lowrider Band , Credit: http://www.lowriderband.com/home/
WAR is a legendary Funk band who scored hits from the late 1960s to the 1980s. HOWARD SCOTT and HAROLD BROWN, who now tour as THE LOWRIDER BAND ar...

Bought by Prairie Public and WJAB


  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:00:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rare Earth Records logo , Credit: Motown
Rare Earth is know for their hits; Get Ready, I Just Want To celebrate, I Know I'm Losing You, Big John Is My Name, Hey Big Brother, What'd I Say, ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 01:02:30
Caption: Rare Earth - Get Ready (1970), Credit: Motown
This is volume II of the RARE EARTH interview with founder GIL BRIDGES. This is an one hour program divided into three sets leaving room for the ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 56:58
Caption: The Dramatics Jackpot , Credit: Mca Special Products
Interview with the late RON BANKS, founder of the R&B vocal group THE DRAMATICS. Ron talks with HOWARD BURCHETTE about all of their hits, GEORGE CL...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Dec 21, 2011
  • Length: 57:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Dramatics (with Ron Banks bottom left)
Interview with RON BANKS, founder of the R&B vocal group THE DRAMATICS. Ron talks with HOWARD BURCHETTE about all of their hits, GEORGE CLINTON, TH...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Dec 21, 2011
  • Length: 55:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Jackson - Bad, Credit: Sony
The musical history of MICHAEL JACKSON. The music of THE JACKSON FIVE (J5), THE JACKSONS and solo music of MICHAEL JACKSON are covered in this thre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 55:13
Caption: Michael Jackson
The musical history of MICHAEL JACKSON. The music of THE JACKSON FIVE (J5), THE JACKSONS and solo music of MICHAEL JACKSON are covered in this thre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:12
Caption: Ashford & Simpson
The musical story of "ASHFORD & SIMPSON", today plus the celebration of the life of NICHOLAS ASHFORD (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011). ASHFORD & SIM...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 55:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashford & Simpson
The musical story of "ASHFORD & SIMPSON", today plus the celebration of the life of NICHOLAS ASHFORD (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011). ASHFORD & SIM...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 56:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashford & Simpson
The musical story of "ASHFORD & SIMPSON", today plus the celebration of the life of NICHOLAS ASHFORD (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011). ASHFORD & SIM...

Bought by WJAB and WVAS


  • Added: Sep 26, 2011
  • Length: 57:46
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: http://www.angelabofill.com/angelabofill
ANGELA BOFILL tells her story beginning with arranging and singing with RICARDO MARRERO. Her solo career began with the release of her first LP on ...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 54:24
Caption: Angela Bofill, Credit: http://www.angelabofill.com/
ANGELA BOFILL tells her story beginning with arranging and singing with RICARDO MARRERO. Her solo career began with the release of her first LP on ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 52:16