Funk or Walk


Funk or Walk

Infobox Album
Name = Funk Or Walk
Type = studio
Artist = Brides Of Funkenstein


Released = 1978
Recorded = 1978
Genre = P-Funk
Length = 40:47
Label = Atlantic Records
Producer = George Clinton
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0vftxqt5ldje~T1 link]
Last album =
This album = "Funk Or Walk"
(1978)
Next album = "Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy"
(1979)

"Funk Or Walk" is the debut album by the American female funk band The Brides of Funkenstein. The album was released by Atlantic Records in September 1978. The Brides of Funkenstein consisted of former Parliament-Funkadelic background singers Lynn Mabry and Dawn Silva.

The biggest hit from "Funk Or Walk" was the single "Disco To Go", which went to number seven on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles charts. The song was originally recorded for Bootsy's Rubber Band. To this day, the P-Funk All Stars continue to play "Disco To Go" in their live concerts. The track was produced and composed by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins.

"Funk Or Walk" was licensed through Warner Music-Japan and released through the Vivid Sound label (VSCD-276) in 2006.

Tracks

#Disco To Go (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) (released as 7" single Atlantic 3498 and 12" single Atlantic DSKO-129)
#War Ship Touchante (George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Archie Ivy) (released as single Atlantic 3556)
#Nappy (George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Jim Vitti, Garry Shider)
#Birdie (George Clinton, Rodney Curtis)
#Just Like You (George Clinton, Garry Shider)
#When You're Gone (Gary Cooper, Ron Dunbar)
#Amorous (Garry Shider, Ron Dunbar, Rodney Curtis) (released as the b-side of "War Ship Touchante")

Personnel

*Bass: Bootsy Collins, Rodney Curtis

*Guitars: Phelps Collins, Michael Hampton, Garry Shider

*Drums: Frank Waddy, Bootsy Collins, Gary Cooper, Tyrone Lampkin

*Horns: Wayman Reed, George Minger, Danny Turner,

*Strings: Detroit Symphony

*Percussion: Larry Fratangelo

*Keyboards: Bernie Worrell, Joel Johnson

*Background vocals: The Brides, Ron Banks, Larry Demps


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