Funk on Ah Roll

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"Funk on Ah Roll"
Single by James Brown
from the album I'm Back
Released 1998 (1998)
Format 12" single, CD maxi single
Genre Funk, house, UK garage
Label Georgia-Lina
  • James Brown
  • Derrick Monk
James Brown charting singles chronology
Can't Get Any Harder
"Funk on Ah Roll"

"Funk on Ah Roll" is a song written by James Brown and Derrick Monk and recorded by Brown. It appears in three different versions on his 1998 album I'm Back, two of which are remixes. A number of additional remixes of the song, including one by Grant Nelson as Bump & Flex, were issued on 12" and CD in the United Kingdom in 1999, resulting in the song reaching #40 on the UK Singles Chart.[citation needed] It did not chart in the United States.

Rolling Stone reviewed the song favorably, commenting that it "reclaim[s] Jimmy Nolen chicken scratch for the engine of life it is".[1]