Music for Monday: Wild Cherry, ‘Play That Funky Music’

‘Play That Funky Music,’ Wild Cherry shake The Midnight Special, 1976

Happy Monday! Ready to get tha funk out? Wild Cherry released the “Play That Funky Music” single in late spring/early summer of 1976 and it rose all the way to #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on September 18th, ’76.

Here’s the band performing live, in a funky fashion, on The Midnight Special.

Rob Parissi’s pre-show checklist:
Perm – check!, shiny clothing – check!, chest hair on display – check!, gold medallion – check!
Let’s get funky!

Previously, on Music for Monday: The Osmonds

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