Clyde Stubblefield

Real Name:
Clyde Austin Stubblefield
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Clyde Stubblefield (born April 18, 1943, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - died February 18, 2017, Madison, Wisconsin, USA) was an American drummer. As a child he began "playing on tin can lids, pasteboard boxes - everything." He went on to play all over the world and recorded with some of the greatest funk, soul and R&B performers including James Brown and Otis Redding.

In 1965, he joined James Brown's band and remained until 1970. He is known as "the World's Most Sampled Drummer" because of the famous drum break that he played on James Brown's "Funky Drummer" which has been sampled on numerous recordings.
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Albums

Clyde Stubblefield - Dna Beat Blocks , Groove Construction Kit album art Clyde Stubblefield Dna Beat Blocks , Groove Construction Kit(CD, Smplr) Music Research Canada 1993 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - The Revenge Of The Funky Drummer album art Clyde Stubblefield The Revenge Of The Funky Drummer(CD, Album) Interaction Records UK 1997 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - The Original Funky Drummer Breakbeat Album album art Clyde Stubblefield The Original Funky Drummer Breakbeat Album Music Of Life UK 1998 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - Live! At The Green Mill album art B3 Bombers Featuring Clyde Stubblefield B3 Bombers Featuring Clyde Stubblefield - Live! At The Green Mill(CD, Album) Alltribe Records US 2002 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - The Original album art Clyde Stubblefield The Original(CD, Album, Enh) Liquid 8 Records US 2003 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - The Godfather Of Soul Train album art Fred Wesley featuring Jab'o Starks* & Clyde Stubblefield with Bootsy Collins Fred Wesley featuring Jab'o Starks* & Clyde Stubblefield with Bootsy Collins - The Godfather Of Soul Train (Album) Fujipacific Music Entertainment, Columbia Music Entertainment Japan 2008 Sell This Version
Clyde Stubblefield - Funk For Your Ass (A Tribute To The Godfather Of Soul) album art Fred Wesley featuring Jab'o Starks* & Clyde Stubblefield with Bootsy Collins Fred Wesley featuring Jab'o Starks* & Clyde Stubblefield with Bootsy Collins - Funk For Your Ass (A Tribute To The Godfather Of Soul)(CD, Album) Fujipacific Music Entertainment, Columbia Music Entertainment Japan 2008 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Clyde Stubblefield - Party's In The Kitchen album art Clyde 'Funky Drummer' Stubblefield* Party's In The Kitchen(12") Interaction Records, SPV Recordings, MBA Records UK 1997 Sell This Version

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February 19, 2017
RIP Clyde!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What an amazing drummer you were! The original break beat!

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