"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 on September 18, It was also the basis of . WILD CHERRY - Play That Funky Music - versant.us Music. Skip to main content. Try Prime CDs & Vinyl. Go To view this video download Flash Player Wild Cherry - I Love My Music (Me Encanta Mi Musica) - Epic - EPC , Epic - S Wild Cherry.5/5(1). Wild Cherry was a hard rock band. They had a regular gig at the Club, and with disco big at the time, their sound didn't go over well. After one show, a black audience member shouted, "Play some funky music, white boy." Parissi decided they should, and wrote down the phrase on a bar order versant.usts: "Play That Funky Music" is a song written by Rob Parissi and recorded by the band Wild Cherry. The single was the first released by the Cleveland-based Sweet City record label in April and distributed by Epic Records. The performers on the recording included lead singer Parissi, electric guitarist Bryan Bassett, bassist Allen Wentz, and drummer Ron Beitle, with session players Chuck Genre: Funk rock. "Play That Funky Music" was the only hit on the album, although "Hot to Trot" was a minor follow-up hit in some non-U.S. markets. The album featured contributions from keyboardist Mark Avsec, who soon thereafter became a permanent member of the band. None of Wild Cherry Genres: Funk rock, blue-eyed soul. Play That Funky Music Lyrics: Hey, do it now / Yeah, hey / Hey, once I was a boogie singer / Playin' in a Rock and Roll Band / I never had no problems, yeah / Burnin' down the one night stands.
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