The word ‘Funk’ comes from Latin ‘Fumigare’: to smoke. One day, Parliament were on the Mothership fooling around with the Funk, when George Clinton kicked the Funk clean overboard. LINK Youtube link. Sad but true. Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Gerry Galipault, Jul 9, 2004. The Day the Funk Died: July 2, 1977 Posted by prplhze2000 on 2/2/20 at 10:52 am. Dahl claims he was fired. A funk that lacked spunk. Jonathan Funk October 10, 1979 2. That was July 2nd, 1979, the day the Funk died.the The Funk has never been heard from since but recently an account has surfaced in which a scaly man-fish named Old Gregg claims that he found the Funk in an oyster shell. What happened on July 2, 1979. Famous people born on this day include Sam Hornish Jr and Joe Thornton.In that special week of July people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. ‘Funk’ entered the English language in the late 1700’s, but only as a description for things that smell musky. Jazz musicians in early 1900’s New Orleans gave the Funk a new meaning as something deeply felt. Date Wednesday, July 4, 1979 Venue. Michael Funk May 16, 1981 3. When he resurfaced at WLUP that spring, he declared war on the music that had rendered him unemployed. It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 2, 1979).The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Thomas Funk February 26, 1983 2. Michelle Funk December 19, 1983 <- this is me! Mind you, our funk was never ship-shape. Replies (0) Options Top. But as midnight struck on New Year’s Day 1979, the station abruptly changed its format to disco. Suffered an almost total impairment of funktioning untreatable by funk therapy, funk injection, or even radical funk transplantation. That was July the Second, 1979, the Day the Funk died". Reply. Page 1. Wednesday, July 4, 1979. Journey. Collins voiced the character Boötes Belinda in the Loonatics Unleashed episode "The Music Villain". Kenneth Funk Children: 1. Back to top. 1 4. Music Board. The majority just liked good music. Return to Board. Page 1 of 1. Daniel Alan Funk Born: February 17, 1963 Ephrata, Grant Co, WA Married: 1) September 4, 1982 Donna Marie Telgenoff ~ 1988 Divorced Children: 1. We lost our funk in a terrible funk-related accident back in 1978. The day disco died: July 12, 1979 (Were you there?) It was always a sickly, pale, avoid-strenuous-activities kind of funk. ... Where I grew up in the 70s, a lot of the rock guys did like disco, dance, and funk music. :) 2. That was July the Second, 1979, the Day the Funk died.” Old Gregg. S teve Dahl had his dream job as a boisterous disc jockey at Chicago’s WDAI, the city’s longtime rock station. Replies (0) 1 4. July 12, 1979: 'The Night Disco Died' — Or Didn't One muggy Thursday, 50,000 rowdy rock fans packed Chicago's Comiskey Park to see disc jockey Steve … Return to Board. Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from Jul 2, 1979 or search by date, day or keyword. Hell, they just plain liked music, and didn't care what it was, or what group of people liked it. On July 2, against the Union left, General James Longstreet led the main Confederate attack, but it was not carried out until about 4 p.m., and the Federals had time to … ... Day on the Green 1979 #2; Day on the Green 1979 #3; Funk on the Green 1979; Day on the Green 1979 #4; Day on the Green 1980 #1; Day on the Green 1980 #2; Day on the Green 1981 #1; One day, Parliament was traveling on the mothership, fooling around with the Funk, when George Clinton kicked the Funk clean overboard. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, CA, USA; So far there are setlists of 6 gigs. 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