Breaking The Silence

words by Bob Burrows, Resident DJ at Dead Funky in York

A short history of the BREAK and a series of records that introduced the ULTIMATE ones to the world.

Back in the late 1970’s early 80’s a musical phenomena was growing in New York that would change the […]

August 25th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

DJ Paul Burrows Funk 7” Birthday Wishlist

This month it’s my birthday so here’s 5 tracks from my wants list
Richards People-Yo Yo:

My most sought after record.very rare and full of very funky piano breaks. If you’re ever lucky enough to find one in the uk you will be paying a £100 plus for if you do […]

February 26th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

Bobs January Funk Sale – 7” Funk for a fiver!

Another 5 killer funk tunes for January.going slightly leftfield this month purely for those who want something a little different.
1. Lou Courtney-Hey Joyce:

This months bargain corner is a must.normally £30.00 plus but due to a cheeky ‘re-issue/booty its floating around for as little as £7.00.get it while you can.
2. Incredible […]

January 29th, 2015|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments

7” stocking fillers – classic funk for under a fiver

Compiled by DJ/promoter Bob Burrows

Another 5 slabs of monster funk all under a fiver. If you’re looking for a way to spend some of your Christmas cash and want something a little bit special for yourself or vinyl loving friends.
1. Dennis Coffey – Scorpio
Sampled by everyone from The Fugees to […]

December 16th, 2014|Funk 5s, Music|0 Comments