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And this is true, but what % of those people know it’s a cleared sample from Funkadelic’s “Can You Get to That?”. The Funky Demise of Black Band Culture — part 3, The Funky Demise of Black Band Culture — part 2, 20 Things Most People Learn Too Late In Life.

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You would be surprised to learn only two artists have sampled it, according to WhoSampled.com (which is by no means an absolutely comprehensive say on sampling). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1971 Vinyl release of Can You Get To That on Discogs. And while the latest reason why is sampling, it’s always been the case. For some % of that population, it is a snippet of the 2010 song from Sleigh Bells, Rill Rill. Read about Can You Get to That ('Rill Rill' Sample Source) by Funkadelic and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

Do you know the lyrics for this track? Go directly to shout page. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Funkadelic was originally the backing band for the doo wop group.

Leave feedback. Take Funkadelic’s Can You Get To That — or more specifically the progression that starts at the 12th second. Add a video, Do you know any background info about this track?

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Netflix Android and iOS Studio Apps — now powered by Kotlin Multiplatform. [Verse 1] E I once had a life, or rather A Life had me E I was one among many A Or at least I seemed to be E A Well, I read an old quotation in a book just yesterday E Said "Gonna reap just what you sow, A The debts you make you have to pay." Label: Westbound Records - W 185 • Format: Vinyl 7 Funkadelic - Can You Get To That (1971, Vinyl) | …

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Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Probably very little. Do you know a YouTube video for this track? Not only does the popularity of the two instances of the sample outpace the Funkadelic original among, let’s say younger people, it also doesn’t sound like the “Stereotypical” Funkadelic song, further driving ownership away from the source. But if your introduction is through Sleigh Bells and you have the whole world of music at your fingertips, what is the likelihood that that chord reminds you of Rill Rill and you suddenly realize you’d rather be listening to that? For a large percentage of the population, it is the unknown soundtrack to an Apple iPhone commercial.

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Music is generational and a sample culture means no one truly owns anything, let alone the idea of ownership, or creation.

Can you get to that? Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Songwriters cover their own music that they originally gave to another singer to perform first. Here is a very understated soul song that breaks the mold of what a George Clinton/Parliament song is and has more artistry going on than the Sleigh Bells version. Younger people think of Funkadelic along the lines of: Give Up The Funk: essentially, high energy, high brass, punk funk. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Or, rather, very few people who do not have Maggot Brain, the album on which that song appears.

The sample feels like a goldmine: a unhurried scale ascension of understated piano and guitar; you can instantly see in the original what Sleigh Bells saw in the sample. Add lyrics on Musixmatch, Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Funkadelic released Maggot Brain in 1970, which featured prominent singles such as “Can You Get to That” and “Hit It and Quit It.” Clinton’s other band, Parliament, released Mothership Connection in 1975, containing “Give Up the Funk,” which you may know better as the song that catchily drills into your brain the fact that they “need the funk, gotta have that funk.”

Funkadelic was originally the backing band for the doo wop group.

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. We don‘t have an album for this track yet. Singers have forever covered other singers.

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Take Funkadelic’s Can You Get To That — or more specifically the progression that starts at the 12th second. Sleigh Bells and an Easy-E-sounding dude named Type 4 (who more or less buries the sample in the background).