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"New Orleans Stop Time"
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Earliest Recorded Use of the Word “Funky”?

45Cat contributor, mickey rat, asserts that Bumble Bee Slim & Memphis Minnie‘s “New Orleans Stop Time” from 1936 might “possibly be the earliest recorded use of the word ‘funky‘”: [word uttered around the 0:45 mark] 1936 “Jive with Tapping, Piano & Guitar Acc.”

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