Craig Charles is one of the UK’s best-loved Funk & Soul DJs. Broadcasting for over 10 years Craig Charles is spearheading the Funk & Soul revolution with his shows on BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 2. Funk & Soul Classics is his roots and heritage.

This three-disc CD displays the rich routes and sultry rhythms of a genre that has touched and influenced many. The sixty tracks collectively represent some of the finest pieces of genre-defining music spanning across six decades, Craig Charles added “Having the chance to put together a collection featuring my personal favourites from the golden age of American soul & funk music, alongside some absolute funky nuggets from the contemporary bands keeping that raw soul sound alive in the 21st Century is a dream come true!”

This definitive collection includes some of the heavy weight classics alongside some outstanding modern hidden gems. Funk & Soul Classics features some of the most celebrated vocalists and musicians, collectively earning multiple Grammy and Soul Train Awards.