Break (Music)

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Break, or breakbeat, beat.


Short List of Breaks (Before 1980)

Title Artist Year Sample Comments
AfricanoEarth, Wind, and Fire1975
ApacheThe Incredible Bongo Band1973
Bustin' LooseChuck Brown & The Soul Searchers1979
The ChampThe Mohawks1968
CorazonCreative Source1974
Dance to the Drummer's BeatHerman Kelly & Life1978
Funky DrummerJames Brown1970
Funky Music Is the ThingDynamic Corvettes1974
Get on the Good FootJames Brown1972
Give It Up or Turnit a LooseJames Brown1970 the 1986 remix is also common
Good TimesChic1979 perhaps more important for MCing
I Can't StopJohn Davis & The Monster Orchestra1976
It's Just BegunThe Jimmy Castor Bunch1972
Jam on the GrooveRalph MacDonald1976
Listen To MeBaby Huey & The Babysitters1971
The LovomaniacsBoobie Knight & The Universal Lady1974 a.k.a. "Sex"
Mambo No. 5Samba Soul1977
The MexicanBabe Ruth1972
On Top of ItAll Dyrections1973
The PantherManu Dibangu1972
ScorpioDennis Coffey & the Detroit Guitar Band1971
Scratchin'The Magic Disco Machine1975
Take Me to the Mardi GrasBob James1975 a.k.a. "Bells"
Tango HustleKay-Gees1978
Yellow SunshineYellow Sunshine1973