The list author says: "We know JB got the ball rolling! With that said, consider delving into the world of funk by experiencing it through the sounds and words of those either imitating or building upon the work of the godfather. Thank god for those divine crate-divers for excavating these goodies from the vaults of small record production companies. See strong early influences of jazz and occasional blues and of course, later on, the onset of the disco era. While my lists consists primarily of (funk) compilations, I've collected about all the non-mass-marketed band compilations and am expanding my horizons, including a few selections from the hardest working man... so hang on, enjoy the ride and just remember, Â“it's all goodÂ”."