100 Greatest Funk Albums

  1. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
  2. There's A Riot Goin' On - Sly and the Family Stone
  3. Songs In The Key of Life - Stevie Wonder
  4. Mothership Connection - Parliament
  5. Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
  6. Stand! - Sly and the Family Stone
  7. One Nation Under A Groove - Funkadelic
  8. Curtis - Curtis Mayfield
  9. Fulfillingness' First Finale - Stevie Wonder
10. Maggot Brain - Funkadelic
11. Sex Machine - James Brown
12. Shaft - Isaac Hayes
13. Head Hunters - Herbie Hancock
14. Fresh - Sly and the Family Stone
15. On The Corner - Miles Davis
16. Zombie - Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Afrika 70
17. The Payback - James Brown
18. Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome - Parliament
19. Street Songs - Rick James
20. Rejuvenation - The Meters
21. The World Is a Ghetto - War
22. That's the Way of the World - Earth, Wind & Fire
23. Look-Ka Py Py - The Meters
24. There's No Place Like America Today - Curtis Mayfield
25. Sorrow Tears and Blood - Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Afrika 70
26. Curtis/Live! - Curtis Mayfield
27. The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein - Parliament
28. Hotter Than July - Stevie Wonder
29. Funkadelic - Funkadelic
30. The Heat Is On - Isley Brothers
31. I Am - Earth, Wind & Fire
32. Computer Games - George Clinton
33. Controversy - Prince
34. Winter in America - Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
35. Gratitude - Earth, Wind & Fire
36. Harvest For The World - Isley Brothers
37. The Meters - The Meters
38. All Directions - The Temptations
39. Fire - Ohio Players
40. Rags to Rufus - Rufus
41. Wild and Peaceful - Kool and the Gang
42. They Say I'm Different - Betty Davis
43. Rufusized - Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
44. Do It 'Til You're Satisfied - B.T. Express
45. Kool and the Gang - Kool and the Gang
46. All 'n' All - Earth, Wind & Fire
47. All Day Music - War
48. Cold Sweat - James Brown
49. It's Just Begun - Jimmy Castor Bunch
50. In the Jungle Babe - Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
51. Bridges - Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
52. Expensive Shit - Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70
53. Cosmic Slop - Funkadelic
54. Revolution of the Mind (Live at the Apollo, Vol. 3) - James Brown
55. Motor Booty Affair - Parliament
56. Let's Take It to the Stage - Funkadelic
57. Roots - Curtis Mayfield
58. Why Can't We Be Friends? - War
59. Ain't That a Bitch - Johnny "Guitar" Watson
60. Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! - Bootsy's Rubber Band
61. Standing on the Verge of Getting It On - Funkadelic
62. Spirit - Earth, Wind & Fire
63. Up for the Down Stroke - Parliament
64. AWB - Average White Band
65. Look Out for #1 - The Brothers Johnson
66. There It Is - James Brown
67. Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band - Bootsy's Rubber Band
68. Roforofo Fight - Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Afrika 70
69. Spirit of the Boogie - Kool and the Gang
70. It's a Mother - James Brown
71. Tower of Power - Tower of Power
72. Here, My Dear - Marvin Gaye
73. Damn Right I Am Somebody - Fred Wesley and the J.B.'s
74. Live: P-Funk Earth Tour - Parliament
75. Crusaders 1 - The Crusaders
76. Bootsy? Player of the Year - Bootsy's Rubber Band
77. The Brothers: Isley - The Isley Brothers
78. Doing It to Death - The J.B.'s
79. Go for Your Guns - Isley Brothers
80. Light of Worlds - Kool and the Gang
81. It's A New Day - James Brown
82. Betty Davis - Betty Davis
83. Melting Pot - Booker T. & The M.G.'s
84. Skin Tight - Ohio Players
85. Masterpiece - The Temptations
86. Get on the Good Foot - James Brown
87. Release Yourself - Graham Central Station
88. Mandrill - Mandrill
89. Express Yourself - Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
90. Machine Gun - Commodores
91. Hot Pants - James Brown
92. I Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me - James Brown
93. It's Our Thing - The Isley Brothers
94. City Life - The Blackbyrds
95. Gentlemen - Fela Ransome Kuti & The Afrika 70
96. Yes We Can - Lee Dorsey
97. It Must Be Magic - Teena Marie
98. Hell - James Brown
99. Confusion - Fela Ransome Kuti & The Afrika 70
100. The Funky Broadway - Dyke & the Blazers
12 More Worth Mentioning:
101. Superbad - James Brown
102. Get Up With It - Miles Davis
103. Drop the Bomb - Trouble Funk
104. Soul Makossa - Manu Dibango
105. Afreaka! - Demon Fuzz
106. Cymande - Cymande
107. Dirty Mind - Prince
108. Afrodisiac - Fela Ransome Kuti & The Afrika 70
109. Shuffering and Shmiling - Fela Anikulapo Kuti and the Afrika 70
110. Racional vol. 1 - Tim Maia
111. Ethiopian Knights - Donald Byrd
112. Dance To The Music - Sly and the Family Stone

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List Begun: 2016-12-16

Criteria: These Funk albums were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, influence, impact, acclaim, and overall stature in funk music circles.