Funk, Inc. was an American jazz funk/soul jazz group, founded in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, in 1969 by Bobby Watley, Eugene Barr, Steve Weakley, Jimmy Munford and Cecil Hunt. During the 1970s they were signed to the Prestige Records label for whom they recorded five albums, though they later disbanded in 1976.[1]

Funk, Inc.
OriginIndianapolis, Indiana, United States
GenresFunk, soul, jazz funk, soul jazz
Years active1969–1976, 1995
LabelsPrestige Records, Milestone Records
Past membersBobby Watley
Eugene Barr
Steve Weakley
Jimmy Munford
Cecil Hunt

Former member, Cecil Hunt, who was born on July 27, 1940, died on April 12, 2015, in his birthplace of Indianapolis, Indiana.[2]


Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Peak chart positions
US Jazz
1971 Funk, Inc. 45
1972 Chicken Lickin' 27
1973 Hangin' Out 9
Superfunk 14 31
1974 Priced to Sell 30
1995 Urban Renewal
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albumsEdit

  • 1988: Acid Inc: The Best of Funk Inc.


  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Funk, Inc. Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved June 23, 2007.
  2. ^ "Funk Inc. Page". Retrieved February 11, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Funk, Inc. - Awards". AllMusic. Archived from the original on September 13, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2022.

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