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DJ Kub Says 'Thank Funk It's Friday' - 2010.08.20

DJ Kub Says 'Thank Funk It's Friday' - 2010.08.20

Playing tracks by

Chic, Vaughan Mason & Crew and De La Soul.

This week's mix is an ode to the Roller Disco.

'Good Times' was released in August 1979 during the height of the Disco craze. The song climbed to Number 1 in the charts, was the musical basis for dozens of songs and went on to become one of the most sampled tunes in the history of music.

Throughout the second-half of 1979, Chic played several Hip-Hop events with Blondie and 'Good Times' proved to be a favourite among the young breakdancers who attended. At the end of the year, front-man Nile Rodgers was in a New York club when he heard the DJ play a song that had 'stolen' the bass line from 'Good Times'...