This past February 18, funk pioneer and renowned James Brown drummer Clyde Stubblefield passed away. To coincide with this month’s tribute to the innovator [page 44], we asked our social media followers to name the tracks they think stand out from Stubblefield’s career. Although Brown’s “Funky Drummer” and “Mother Popcorn” were certainly well-represented, “Cold Sweat” and “I Got the Feelin’” proved to be the most popular by a healthy margin. Here are some of the comments.

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