Funky Nassau

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"Funky Nassau"
Single by The Beginning of the End
from the album Funky Nassau
B-side"Funky Nassau-Part II"
ReleasedMarch 1971
GenreFunk
Length3:10
LabelAlston
Songwriter(s)Ray Munnings, Tyrone Fitzgerald
Producer(s)Marlin Productions
The Beginning of the End singles chronology
"Monkey Tamarind"
(1971)
"Funky Nassau"
(1971)
"Come Down Baby"
(1972)

"Funky Nassau" is a song written by Ray Munnings and Tyrone Fitzgerald and performed by the Beginning of the End. It reached #7 on the US R&B chart, #15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #31 on the UK Singles Chart in 1974.[1] The song was featured on their 1971 album, Funky Nassau.[2]

The song was recorded at Criteria Studios in Miami, engineered by Chuck Kirkpatrick, produced by Marlin Productions and arranged by the Beginning of the End.[3]

The single ranked #75 on Billboard's Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1971.[4]

Other versions[edit]

  • Herbie Mann[5] recorded a version of the song subsequently released as a bonus track on the CD version of his 1971 studio album Push Push.[6]
  • Orgone released a version of the song on their 2007 album The Killion Floor.[7]

Song sampling[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Beginning of the End, "Funky Nassau" chart positions Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  2. ^ The Beginning of the End, Funky Nassau Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  3. ^ The Beginning of the End, "Funky Nassau" single release Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1971". Archived from the original on February 24, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Scott Yanow. "Herbie Mann | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  6. ^ Herbie Mann, Push Push Retrieved November 4, 2017.
  7. ^ Orgone, The Killion Floor Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  8. ^ The Prodigy, Music for the Jilted Generation Retrieved August 17, 2016.
  9. ^ The Prodigy, The Dirtchamber Sessions Volume One Retrieved August 17, 2016.