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Jungle home Breaks



The Breaks

Respect to Phokus for filling in some missing pieces.

Action (12" remix)
break aka:
listen: action.wav
d/l: action.wav (192 KB)
group/artist: Orange Krush
original album: 12" single (Mercury 1982)
also available on: Ultimate Breaks and Beats, Vol. 11 (Street Beat 1986)*
used on (for example): Reprazent – Heroes
notes:

Amen, Brother
break aka: Amen
listen: amen_brother.wav
d/l: amen_brother.wav (674 KB)
group/artist: The Winstons
original album: Color Him Father (Metromedia 1969)*
also available on: B-side of 7" single: The Winstons – Color Him Father (Metromedia 1969)
used on (for example): DJ Hype – We Must Unite
notes:

Apache
break aka:
listen: apache.wav
d/l: apache.wav (729 KB)
group/artist: Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band
original album: Bongo Rock (Pride 1973)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Goldie – Inner City Life
notes:

Assembly Line
break aka:
listen: assembly_line.wav
d/l: assembly_line.wav (566 KB)
group/artist: The Commodores
original album: Machine Gun (Motown 1974)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Future Cut – Obsession
notes:

Both Eyes Open
break aka:
listen: both_eyes_open.wav
d/l: both_eyes_open.wav (301 KB)
group/artist: Lucille Brown & Billy Clark
original album: 7" single b/w Hot Gravy (Dynamo 1969)
also available on: Batteria For The Beatheads Vol. 2 (? 19??)
used on (for example): various Roni Size
notes:

Cold Sweat (Parts 1 & 2)
break aka: Scotty
listen: cold_sweat.wav
d/l: cold_sweat.wav (183 KB)
group/artist: James Brown
original album: Cold Sweat (King 1967)*
also available on: James Brown – Foundations of Funk: A Brand New Bag,1964-1969 (Polygram 1996)*
used on (for example): Reprazent – Brown Paper Bag
notes:

Do the Do
break aka: Horizons, Circles
listen: do_the_do.wav
d/l: do_the_do.wav (192 KB)
group/artist: Kurtis Blow
original album: Deuce (Mercury 1981)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Adam F – Circles
notes:

Don't Change Your Love
break aka:
listen: dont_change_your_love.wav
d/l: dont_change_your_love.wav (265 KB)
group/artist: The Five Stairsteps and Cubie
original album: Love's Happening (Curtom 1968)*
also available on: The First Family of Soul: The Best of the Five Stairsteps (Buddha/BMG 2001)*
used on (for example): Roni Size – Only A Dream
notes:

Flow, The (Alex Reece mix)
break aka: Reece, Pulp Fiction
listen: flow.wav
d/l: flow.wav (129 KB)
group/artist: Model 500
original album: B-side of 12" single The Flow (R&S, RS 95070, 1995)
also available on:
used on (for example): Ed Rush – Killamanjaro
notes:

Fools Gold (9.53 – 12" version)
break aka:
listen: fools_gold.wav
d/l: fools_gold.wav (368 KB)
group/artist: The Stone Roses
original album: 12" single (Silvertone 1989)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Shy FX – Bambaata
notes: Uses the "hot pants" break.

Funky Drummer
break aka:
listen: funky_drummer.wav
d/l: funky_drummer.wav (202 KB)
group/artist: James Brown
original album: 7" single (King 1970)
also available on: James Brown – In the Jungle Groove (Polydor 1986)*
used on (for example): Future Cut – Obsession
notes:

Funky Mule
break aka: Mule
listen: funky_mule.wav
d/l: funky_mule--intro.wav (615 KB)
funky_mule--rides.wav (156 KB)
group/artist: Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm
original album: A Black Man's Soul (Pompeii 1969)
also available on: CD re-release of: Ike and Tina Turner – Cussin', Cryin' and Carryin' On (Starburst 1999)*
Ike and Tina Turner – Get It Together! (Pompeii 1969)
used on (for example): 4-Hero – Escape That
notes:

Give it up or Turnit a Loose (remix)
break aka:
listen: give_it_up_or_turnit_a_loose.wav
d/l: give_it_up_or_turnit_a_loose.wav (364 KB)
group/artist: James Brown
original album: In the Jungle Groove (Polydor 1986)*
also available on: The original version is on: James Brown – Sex Machine (King 1970)* – live album with crowd noise
used on (for example): Loxy & Ink – Twisted Third Mind
notes: The remix version on In the Jungle Groove hasn't got the crowd noise that was on the original.

God Made Me Funky
break aka:
listen: god_made_me_funky.wav
d/l: god_made_me_funky.wav (240 KB)
group/artist: The Headhunters
original album: Survival of the Fittest (Arista 1975)
also available on:
used on (for example): Ed Rush & Optical – Bacteria
notes:

Hot Pants (I'm Coming) (Bonus Beats version)
listen: hot_pants.wav
d/l: hot_pants.wav (361 KB)
group/artist: Bobby Byrd
original album: B-side of re-release 12" single: I Know You Got Soul (Urban Records 1986)
also available on: B-side of 12" single: The JB's – 40th Anniversary mix (JB40 1996)
used on (for example): MA2 – Hearing Is Believing (remix)
notes: I heard this one on a shampoo advert the other day. The Stone Roses used it on Fools Gold. This break is NOT from the original version of Bobby Byrd's Hot Pants (I'm Coming, Coming, I'm Coming) – you've got to get the BONUS BEATS version.

Humpty Dump
break aka:
listen: humpty_dump.wav
d/l: humpty_dump.wav (491 KB)
group/artist: The Vibrettes
original album: 7" single (Lujon 101 19??)
also available on: Various Artists – Déjà Vu (Luv n' Haight 1992)*
used on (for example): Ray Keith – Babylon 5 (Yes Yes)
notes:

It's a New Day
break aka:
listen: its_a_new_day.wav
d/l: its_a_new_day.wav (227 KB)
group/artist: Skull Snaps
original album: Skull Snaps (GSF 1973)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Ed Rush & Optical – Pac Man
notes:

Kick-Back
break aka:
listen: kick_back.wav
d/l: kick_back.wav (168 KB)
group/artist: The Buena Vistas
original album: B-side of 7" single: The Soul Ranger (Marquee MQ445 19??)
also available on: Various Artists – SuperFunk: Rare Funk From Deep In The Crates (BGP/Ace 2000)*
used on (for example): Eskobar feat. Lemon D – It's Yours
notes: Repect to Phokus for the info.

Kool Is Back
break aka: Funk Inc.
listen: kool_is_back.wav
d/l: kool_is_back.wav (378 KB)
group/artist: Funk, Inc.
original album: Funk, Inc. (Prestige 1971)*
also available on:
used on (for example): DJ Zinc – So Damn Fresh
notes:

Let a Woman Be a Woman, Let a Man Be a Man
listen: let_a_woman_be_a_woman.wav
d/l: let_a_woman_be_a_woman.wav (195 KB)
group/artist: Dyke & The Blazers
original album: 7" single (Original Sound 1969)
also available on: Dyke & the Blazers – So Sharp! (Ace/Kent 1983)*
used on (for example): Digital & Spirit – Phantom Force
notes:

Life Could
break aka: Machine
listen: life_could.wav
d/l: life_could.wav (416 KB)
group/artist: Rotary Connection
original album: Aladdin (Cadet 1968)*
also available on:
used on (for example): DJ Zinc – So Damn Fresh
notes: Some producers sample this break from "Rest Assured" by Eric B and Rakim which is on the Don't Sweat the Technique LP (MCA 1992)*. Cheers to Riot999 for the info.

New Orleans
break aka:
listen: new_orleans.wav
d/l: new_orleans.wav (355 KB)
group/artist: Nat Adderley
original album: You, Baby (A&M/CTI 1968)
also available on:
used on (for example): Usual Suspects & Loxy – Stalker
notes: Cheers to turbulencecrew for the break

N.T. (Parts 1 & 2)
break aka:
listen: nt.wav
d/l: nt.wav (345 KB)
group/artist: Kool & The Gang
original album: Live at P.J.'s (De-Lite 1971)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Digital – Easy Groove (Rok Da House)
notes:

Ode to Billy Joe
break aka:
listen: ode_to_billy_joe.wav
d/l: ode_to_billy_joe.wav (459 KB)
group/artist: Lou Donaldson
original album: Mr. Shing-A-Ling (Blue Note 1967)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Adam F – Metropolis
notes:

Plastic Jam
break aka:
listen: plastic_jam.wav
d/l: plastic_jam.wav (127 KB)
group/artist: The Plastic Jam
original album: Plastic Jam Break Beats – Volume One (Labello Blanco NLB4 1993)
also available on:
used on (for example): Dillinja – Silver Blade
notes:

Put Your Love (In My Tender Care)
listen: put_your_love.wav
d/l: put_your_love--end.wav (221 KB)
put_your_love--middle.wav (217 KB)
group/artist: The Fatback Band
original album: Raising Hell (Event 1975)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Reprazant – Morse Code
notes: Respect to Phokus for the info.

Scorpio
break aka:
listen: scorpio.wav
scorpio--bongo.wav
d/l: scorpio.wav (574 KB)
group/artist: Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band
original album: Evolution (Sussex 1971)*
also available on: Kurtis Blow Presents the History of Rap, Vol. 1: The Genesis (Rhino 1997)*
used on (for example): Reprazent – Share the Fall (scorpio.wav)
Die – Drop Bear (scorpio--bongo.wav)
notes:

Sesame Street
break aka: Paris, Helicopter, Pleader
listen: sesame_street.wav
d/l: sesame_street.wav (169KB)
group/artist: Blowfly
original album: On TV (Hot Records 1975)*
also available on: Worst of Blowfly (Hot 1996)*
used on (for example): Deep Blue – Helicopter
notes:

Shack Up
break aka:
listen: shack_up.wav
d/l: shack_up.wav (363 KB)
group/artist: Banbarra
original album: 7" single (Atco 1976)
also available on: Various Artists – Totally Funk: The Essential (EMI 2001)*
used on (for example): Jonny L feat. Silvah Bullet – 20 Degrees
notes:

Sing a Simple Song
break aka:
listen: sing_simple_song.wav
sing_simple_song--edit.wav
d/l: sing_a_simple_song.wav (813 KB)
group/artist: Sly & The Family Stone
original album: Stand! (Epic 1969)*
also available on: The Best of Sly and the Family Stone (Epic 1998)*
used on (for example): Busta Rhymes – Woo-Hah!! (Origin Unknown mix)
Scorpio – Trouble
notes:

Sneakin' In The Back
break aka:
listen: sneakin_in_the_back.wav
d/l: sneakin_in_the_back.wav (441 KB)
group/artist: Tom Scott
original album: Tom Scott & the LA Express (Ode 1974)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Goldie – You and Me
notes:

Sniper
break aka: Tramen, Firefight
listen: sniper.wav
d/l: sniper.wav (117 KB)
group/artist: Trace
original album: 12" single (DSCI4 001 1999)
also available on:
used on (for example): Ray Keith feat. Lea – Something Out There
notes: Combines the "amen" and "tighten up" breaks.

Soul Beat Runna
break aka: Boymerang
listen: soul_beat_runna.wav
d/l: soul_beat_runna.wav (123 KB)
group/artist: Boymerang
original album: 12" single (Regal 14 1997)
also available on: Boymerang – Balance of the Force (Regal 1997)*
used on (for example): Dillinja – Silver Blade
notes:

Soul Pride
break aka:
listen: soul_pride.wav
d/l: soul_pride.wav (569 KB)
group/artist: James Brown
original album: The Popcorn (King 1969)*
also available on: James Brown – Soul Pride: The Instrumentals (1960-69) (Polydor 1993)*
used on (for example): Reprazent – Hot Stuff
notes:

Sport
break aka: Ponder
listen: sport.wav
d/l: sport.wav (182 KB)
group/artist: Lightnin' Rod
original album: Hustler's Convention (United Artists 1973)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Roni Size & Die – 11:55
notes:

Sweet Pea
break aka: Studio
listen: sweet_pea.wav
d/l: sweet_pea.wav (168 KB)
group/artist: Tommy Roe
original album: Sweet Pea (ABC 1966)
also available on: Various "Best of Tommy Roe" comps.
used on (for example): DJ Zinc – Super Sharp Shooter
notes:

Take Me to the Mardi Gras
break aka: Mardi Gras
listen: take_me_to_the_mardi_gras.wav
d/l: take_me_to_the_mardi_gras.wav (116 KB)
group/artist: Bob James
original album: Two (CTI 1975)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Ram Trilogy – Evolution
notes:

Think (About It)
break aka:
listen: think--badsister.wav
think--edit.wav
d/l: think--all5.wav (1.09 MB)
group/artist: Lyn Collins
original album: Think (About It) (People 1972)*
also available on: James Brown's Original Funky Divas (Polydor 1998)*
used on (for example): Leveticus – Burial
notes:

Tighten Up (Live)
break aka: Samurai
listen: tighten_up.wav
d/l: tighten_up.wav (440 KB)
group/artist: James Brown
original album: Say It Live & Loud: Live in Dallas 1968 (Polygram 1998)*
also available on: James Brown – Soul Pride: The Instrumentals (1960-69) (Polydor 1993)*
used on (for example): Trace – Sniper
notes:

Whole Thing
break aka:
listen: whole_thing.wav
d/l: whole_thing.wav (578 KB)
group/artist: El Shobey & Co.
original album: 7" single (Shout 19??)
also available on: Batteria For The Beatheads Vol. 2 (? 19??)
used on (for example): High Contrast – Remember When
notes: Cheers to roberto for the id.

Willie Pass The Water
break aka:
listen: willie_pass_the_water.wav
d/l: willie_pass_the_water.wav (83 KB)
group/artist: Ripple
original album: Ripple (GRC 1973)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Reprazent – Share The Fall
notes:

Worm, The
break aka:
listen: worm.wav
d/l: worm.wav (168 KB)
group/artist: Jimmy McGriff (Organ and Blues Band)
original album: The Worm (Solid State 1968)*
also available on:
used on (for example): Shy FX – Pandora's Box
notes:

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