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"Play That Funky Music" (also known as "Play That Funky Music, White Boy") is a funk rock song written by Robert Parissi and recorded by the rock band Wild Cherry. The song hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 18, 1976. It was also the basis of a top five U.S.A. hit for Vanilla Ice in 1990.

The song was inspired by a black audience member who shouted, "Play some funky music, white boy" while… read more

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Hey do it now yeah hey

Yeah, there was a funky singer
Playin' in a rock and roll band

Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music Lyrics


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  • Sounds like it yeah. Good funk song.
  • Fame?
  • one of the All-Time great dance tracks ~ OhYeah
  • Jackie chan
  • One thing about it......DAMN FUNKY!!! Play it BROTHA!!
  • What a studly picture - you can't get away with the shirt open to the waist nowadays - at least, that's what they keep telling me.
  • Great tune!
  • They be white. :P
  • Ah...such a classic!! Dancing and singing grooving to the moving!!

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