Survival of the Fittest (The Headhunters album)

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Survival of the Fittest
Studio album by The Headhunters
Released 1975
Recorded 1975
Wally Heider Studios
(San Francisco, California)
Genre Jazz-funk, jazz fusion
Label Arista Records
Producer David Rubinson & Herbie Hancock
The Headhunters chronology
Survival of the Fittest
(1975)
Straight From The Gate
(1977)

Survival of the Fittest is the debut album by the Jazz/Funk quintet The Headhunters. The album was released by Arista Records in 1975. The album features the stand out track "God Make Me Funky", which has been sampled numerous times by prominent rappers.

Labeled as "the best space-funk album" in the CD version, released by BMG France, in 2001. A digipack that includes liner-notes in English and French. This CD version was digitally remastered from the original master tapes in 24-bit by Jean-Pierre Chalbos

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Bennie Maupin, Bill Summers, Paul Jackson, Mike Clark and Blackbird McKnight.

Side One

  1. "God Make Me Funky" (9:35) feat The Pointer Sisters
  2. "Mugic" (3:31)
  3. "Here and Now" (7:07)

Side Two

  1. "Daffy's Dance" (6:05)
  2. "Rima" (8:14)
  3. "If You've Got It, You'll Get It" (6:26)

Personnel[edit]

Samples & Covers[edit]

Recordings where "God Make Me Funky" was sampled[1]
Other tracks of the album sampled by others

References[edit]

External links[edit]