Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:01 Wild Cherry Wild Cherry
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:01 Wild Cherry Wild Cherry Epic PE 34195
1.7 Play That Funky Music 4:55 Dance Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade Music Company Nederland B.V. (not for release label use! NL branch of Dutch "Arcade" label) 01 3151 61
1.7 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Seems Like Yesterday, Volume II: Mid 70s Various Artists K‐tel (International budget record label) 894-2
1.7 Play That Funky Music 4:56 Dancing Through the Soul of the 80's Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 466708 2
1.15 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Hifi Visionen: Oldie-CD 18 Various Artists Hifi Vision 982 315 2
1.4 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Club Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists Electrola 1C 2CD 686-7 96154 2
2.5 Play That Funky Music 4:53 Dance Explosion: 50 Disco Hits From the 70’s Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 468516 2
1.13 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Rock Times, Volume 11: 1975-1976 Various Artists Zounds 27000312 A
1.16 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Pop Giganten: Hits der 70er, Vol. 2 Various Artists Ariola 354 514, 354 514-263
1.8 Play That Funky Music 4:56 Only the Best '70, Volume 3 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 982875 2
1.16 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Pop Giganten: Hits der 70er, Vol. 2 Various Artists Ariola 354 514, 354 514/1, 354 514/2, 354 514-263
2.8 Play That Funky Music 4:55 The Best of the Dance Classics Various Artists SPV Recordings (1994 and later) SPV 889-93702
1.18 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Only Rock 'n' Roll 1975-1979: 20 Pop Hits Various Artists JCI JCD-3131
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:01 Great American Grooves: Dance Party Various Artists Sony Music Special Products A26597
1.12 Play That Funky Music 5:00 Old School, Volume 4 Various Artists Thump Records THCD 4040
1.6 Play That Funky Music 5:02 70’s Dance Machine Various Artists PolyGram Records DPSM 5176
1.3 Play That Funky Music (original album version) 5:00 Club Epic: A Collection of Classic Dance Mixes, Volume 4 Various Artists Epic Dance EK 67506
1.3 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Rock 'n' Roll Relix: 1976-1977 Various Artists
1.5 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Forever Soul, Volume 1 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 488161 2
3.16 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Seventies Complete, Volume 1 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)
1.13 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Suddenly ’70s Various Artists Razor & Tie DIR 9001-2
1.2 Play That Funky Music 5:00 Ultimate Funk Various Artists Metacom 7616000342
1.5 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Funk Soul + R&B, Vol 1 Various Artists HMV (record store promos), PolyGram Special Projects (partners with third party non-music industry companies using music to promote their products and brands) 76974 3113-2
1.10 Play That Funky Music 4:59 The Best Party Album in the World… Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 846742 2 9
1.3 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Disco Mania, Volume 2 Various Artists Platinum Disc S21-18430
1.1 Play That Funky Music 4:59 100% Funk Various Artists Compass Productions (budget compilations), PolyGram PG-1-5-2
1.1 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Pure Gold Hits: 100% Funk Various Artists Compass Productions (budget compilations) PG-1-5-2
1.11 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Whatever It Takes Various Artists Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group) HR-62273-2
1.7 Play That Funky Music 4:55 Dance Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint) 110773-A
1.13 Play That Funky Music 5:00 Funk Blast! Various Artists Experience Music Project EMPCD 002
1.9 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Suddenly '70s Various Artists Razor & Tie 7930189036-2
2.7 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Solid Gold Funk - Old School Jams Various Artists Time-Life Records (Time-Life Music subsidiary)
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:03 Super Hits Wild Cherry Epic EK 86550
1.4 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Undercover Brother Various Artists Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group)
2.10 Play That Funky Music 5:03 Soul Hits of the 70's Various Artists Sony Music Custom Marketing Group a3k61026
1.11 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Ultimate Disco Classics, Volume 1 Various Artists UMe (imprint of Universal Music Enterprises) USP 84449
1.1 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Funk, Volume 2 Various Artists Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") B0000537-02
2.3 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Die Hits der 70er: Disco Edition Various Artists Sony Music Special Products SSP 988260-9
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:00 Play That Funk Wild Cherry Collectables (US reissue label) COL-9583
1.1 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Old School Soul Party Various Artists Shout! Factory 33717
2.9 Play That Funky Music 4:58 Girls Night Out Various Artists
2.11 Play That Funky Music 4:55 Die Hit-Giganten: Hits der 70er Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 82876 78284 2
1.11 Play That Funky Music 5:04 The Classic Years: 1976 Various Artists The CDCard Company C1618
2.6 Play That Funky Music 4:59 ’70s Greatest Hits Various Artists
1.1 Play That Funky Music ?:?? Pozytywne Wibracje, Volume 9 Various Artists STX Records (Poland)
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:03 Super Hits+6 Wild Cherry
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:01 Wild Cherry Wild Cherry Epic EK 34195
1.11 Play That Funky Music 4:57 Die Hit-Giganten: Best of 70s Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88697942132
1.6 Play That Funky Music 5:01 21 Classic #1 Hits Various Artists Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
1.17 Play That Funky Music 4:55 Absolute Disco 1 Various Artists
1.3 Play That Funky Music 5:01 Funky Groves: Best of Funk Various Artists
1.2 Play That Funky Music 5:02 Real Funk Real Groove2 Various Artists
1.10 Play That Funky Music 4:59 The No. 1 Hits 1976 Various Artists
1.1 Play That Funky Music 5:00 Wild Cherry Wild Cherry Epic
Promotion
1.4 Play That Funky Music 5:02 The Compaq Disc Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
Bootleg
1.10 Play That Funky Music White Boy ?:?? Evolution Various Artists
(unknown)
1.8 Play That Funky Music 5:02 Best Dance Music 1 Various Artists
1.5 Play that Funky Music 4:59 Greatest Hits of the One Hit Wonders, Volume 5 Various Artists
1.4 Play That Funky Music 4:59 Ultimate Funk Classics Various Artists

Relationships

electric bass guitar and synthesizer: Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry)
drums: Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry)
electric guitar: Bryan Bassett
Robert Parissi
additional vocals: Bryan Bassett
Ronald Beitle (Dummer for Wild Cherry)
Allen Wentz (Bass player for wild cherry)
lead vocals: Robert Parissi
mash-ups: Smells Like Funky Music (Wild Cherry vs. Nirvana) by DJ Lobsterdust
recording of: Play That Funky Music

Play That Funky Music

composer: Robert Parissi
lyricist: Robert Parissi
publisher: Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
is the basis for: Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version)
later parody versions: Play Funky
Play That Funny Music