Lou Donaldson Everything I Play Is Funky (1970)

    Blue Note
      • 1. Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)
      • 2. Hamp's Hump
      • 3. Over The Rainbow
      • 4. Donkey Walk
      • 5. West Indian Daddy
      • 6. Minor Bash

      Blue Note take a leaf out of their rivals at Prestige for an all-star soul jazz line-up. Blue Mitchell, Idris Muhammad, Melvin Sparks, Charles Earland, Lonnie Smith all play in Donaldson's group here. Features Lou's classic version of the funky Lee Dorsey anthem. Rare!

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