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|Single by Gwen McCrae|
|from the album Gwen McCrae|
|Format||7" vinyl, 12" vinyl|
|Recorded||Atlantic Studios, N.Y.C.|
|Label||Atlantic DMD-286 (US)|
|Producer(s)||Kenton Nix, Henry Batts|
|Gwen McCrae singles chronology|
"Funky Sensation" is a song released in 1981 by American singer Gwen McCrae.
This song is also included in her eponymous 1981 album Gwen McCrae and it was sampled by numerous artists.
- 12" vinyl
- US: Atlantic / DMD-286
|1.||"Funky Sensation" (Vocal)||4:56|
|1.||"Funky Sensation" (Vocal)||6:35|
- Arrangement, producer, songwriter: Kenton Nix
- Co-producer: Henry Batts
- Executive producers: Henry Batts, Kenton Nix, Milton A. Simpson
|US Billboard Black Singles||22|
|US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play||15|
- In 1981, old school hip hop musician Afrika Bambaataa sampled the song for "Jazzy Sensation".
- in 1996, Rahsaan Patterson sampled the song for "Where You Are"
- In 1996, Shyheim sampled the song for "Can You Feel It?"
- In 2002, Ja Rule sampled the song for "Last Temptations"
- In 2006, Leela James sampled the song for "Good Time"
- In 2010, the single was heavily sampled in the German language single "Get Up," by DJ Thomilla featuring Afrob