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Stevie Wonder, “Superstition” (1972) George Bragg, “It’s A New Day” (1973) Zigaboo Modeliste, “Cissy Strut (b-section)” (1969) James Black, “Hook and Sling” (1969) James Gadson, “Kissing My Love (Beat Club)” (1972) ?uestlove, “Lady” (2012) Stevie Wonder, “Knocks Me Off My Feet” (1976) Herb Lovelle, “The Thrill Is Gone” (1969) Reggie Watts, “PopTech2010” (2010) James Gadson, “Kissing My Love” (1972) Clyde Stubblefield, “Cold Sweat” (1967) Melvin Parker, “I Got You (I Feel Good)” (1965) Clyde Stubblefield, “Funky Drummer” (1970) Tony Allen, “The Same Blood” (1999) Wardell Quezergue, “Groove Me (B)” (1970) Zigaboo Modeliste, “Look-Ka Py Py” (1969) Bernard Purdie, “Use Me” (1972) Allan Schwartzberg, “Funky President” (1974) Jabo Starks, “Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine” (1970) Tony Allen, “Expensive Shit” (1975) Zigaboo Modeliste, “Chug Chug Chug-A-Lug, Pt. I” (1972) James Gadson, “Use Me” (1972) Bernard Purdie, “The Fez” (1976) Bernard Purdie, “Synthetic Substitution” (1973) Bernard Purdie, “Rock Steady” (1971) Bernard Purdie, “Cow'd Bell” (2000) Mike Clark, “Palm Grease (2011)” (1974) Bernard Purdie, “O-o-h Child” (1970) Herman “Roscoe” Ernest III , “Lady Marmalade” (1974) Bernard Purdie, “Hot Sweat” (1996) Bernard Purdie, “Haitian Divorce” (1976) Narada Michael Walden, “Come Dancing” (1976) Roger Hawkins, “Respect Yourself” (1971) James Gadson, “Let a Woman Be a Woman, Let a Man Be a Man” (1969) James Gadson, “Express Yourself” (1970) James Gadson, “Books Of Moses” (2010) Zigaboo Modeliste, “Cissy Strut (second A section)” (1969) Clyde Stubblefield, “Mother Popcorn” (1969) The Unknown Drummer, “Str Bts DC Gogo 100” (N/A) Clyde Stubblefield, “I Got the Feelin'” (1968)