James Brown funk tracks that have never been sampled, ever

Can anybody name one?

I'm not talking "Try Me" or "Sunny" I am talking indisputably "funk" genre tracks with the man's name on the label which no one has ever sampled. Just out of curiosity, like, has the vein been fully tapped now. Is sampling the godfather in 2016 strictly a conscious act of repetitive homage to all who have done so already. Like to show that you are five elements real hip hop shelltoe-mans.

I just remembered years ago hearing some indie hip hopper guy on KZSU ending a line with like,  "...when I sample James Brown" like it was a religious ritual TRUE HEADS would understand.


  • KineticKinetic 3,738 Posts
    I can't imagine a scenario where there's any funky JB cuts that haven't been sampled by SOMEONE

  • SPlDEYSPlDEY Vegas 3,360 Posts
    I thought of one. Bowie never sampled this, and I don't think anyone else did either. 

    - spidey

  • strong contender! apparently it's in a marky mark track, but that's as good as unsampled to me. who is listening to marky mark album cuts in 2016. show me his face. 
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