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Watson, Johnny "Guitar" Watson / Best Of The Funk Years
Album:Best Of The Funk Years Collection:Blues
Artist:Watson, Johnny "Guitar" Watson Added:06/2006
Label:Shout Factory 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-12-31 Pull Date:2007-03-04 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:25 Feb18 Feb11 Feb4 Feb21 Jan14 Jan7 Jan

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 05 Oct 19:byrd of paradise
blues with a feelin
4.Mon, 06 Aug 12:Farmer Flap-Jack
Happy Hour
2.Mon, 29 Feb 16:Farmer Flap-Jack
Happy Hour
5.Tue, 24 Jul 12:Sunshine
Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon!
3.Thu, 31 Jan 13:Farmer Flap-Jack
Happy Hour
6.Tue, 17 Jul 12:Sunshine
Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon

Album Review
The Byrd of Paradise
Reviewed 2007-01-09 
Texas blues piano & guitar prodigy at 13-years old, to become legendary R & B funk master. Died in the early 1990s. This is his best main stream funk hits circa 1970s.

1. Uptempo discoish soulful bounce
2. Funky comment on hard times
3. Laidback, flowing soul stroll
4. Fat struttin' funk march
5. Slow bluesy guitar over soul ballad
6. Choppy funky stomp - hard times rap
7. Singnature slicing guitar over lowdown funk strut - hard times commentary
8. 1970s poppy soul ballad - male/female vocal duet
9. Tuff, bluesy guitar intro over funky street struttin' march
10. Early rappin' over funky stomp
11. Tuff walkin' blues shuffle - smokin' Johnny Watson guitar

Track Listing
1.I Need It 6.What The Hell Is This
2.Ain't That A Bitch 7.A Real Mother For Ya
3.Superman Lover 8.Love Jones
4.Funk Beyond The Call Of Duty 9.Miss Frisco (Queen Of The Disco)
5.I Want To Ta-Ta You Baby 10.Telephone Bill
 11.Gangster Of Love