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  1. What The Funk?Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2009 | Bass Player

    ... the bass drum thud, the pop being the snare drum crack. He contributed the defining sound to Sly & the Family Stone from 1967-72, and later went on to form his own group, Graham Central Station. William "Bootsy" Collins appeared on the radar in 1970 ...


  2. DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist paid tribute to Afrika BambaataaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Free Williamsburg

    Everyone's got that one annoying friend on Facebook who posts endless statuses about "real hip hop." You know the spiel.


  3. Legendary Drummer Jimmy Strassburg Offers Lessons In Boca RatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Boca News Now

    We never know what we'll learn when the phone rings in the newsroom - and today is no exception. There's a famous drummer who calls Boca Raton home and offering drum lessons! If you've been hoping to play like Jimmy Strassburg of Sly and the Family Stone, why not take lessons from Jimmy Strassburg?! Boca Raton is Jimmy's home.


  4. Atlanta's Hero The Band rocks out to defeat lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The brothers Barnett - Justin, DJ, Nick and Jerramy - call themselves Hero The Band. But on Thursday, in commemoration of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers on Sept.


  5. Food blog: The Diner; Struie Road; VinopolisRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | IcNetwork

    I whistled loudy as I strode to the lifts and an eight-inch high figure rused to my heels. It was a tiny pastiche of Man Vs Food presenter Adam Richman.


  6. DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist DJed from Afrika Bambaataa's collection at 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Brooklynvegan

    That house of wax is part of an even bigger archive that Bambaataa, now 57, donated in 2013 to the Hip Hop Collection at Cornell University, where he is a visiting scholar. But every thump, riff and shout that boomed through the room tonight - including brazenly manipulated chunks of Sly and the Family Stone's "Sing a Simple Song," Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" and Bambaataa's own '83 jam "Renegades of Funk" - was pulled from the same LPs and 12-inch singles that Bambaataa broadcast across Bronx playgrounds and used to fill the floors at clubs all over New York in the late Seventies and early Eightes.


  7. Radius 99, new restaurant plays it localRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Guardsman

    Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies students prepare for the grand opening of the new Ocean campus restaurant Radius 99 on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at City College.


  8. The continued invisibility of Cuba's historic political...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Babalu Blog

    The continued invisibility of Cuba's historic political prisoners In fact, many Cuban blacks suffered longer incarceration in Castro and Che's dungeons and torture chambers than Nelson Mandela suffered in South Africa's comfortable prisons.


  9. JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day fest has all the right musical elementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Denver Post

    Denver native Philip Bailey, center, and his longtime band, Earth, Wind & Fire, will play the outdoor stage at this year's JAS Aspen Snowmass Aug. 29-31.


  10. GarciaLive Volume 5 | Lone Jerry Garcia Band New Year's ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | JamBase

    ... as Matt Kelly of Kingfish for the second and third sets. Errico, who's best known for his work with Sly & The Family Stone, was on hand because the regular JGB drummer at the time, Ron Tutt, was on the road with Elvis Presley. The show featured on ...


  11. Colleagues help out Fairfield musician with MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Reporter

    Maybe it's because so many musicians aren't able to get health insurance. Or all have had to struggle at some point.


  12. 17-piece superband and the music of Michael JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Now Toronto

    ... A Tribute to the Music of Michael Jackson. The first half of the show was a set of Motown covers Sly & the Family Stone, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder-type crowd pleasers from top to bottom; while set two was dedicated entirely to the memory of ...


  13. 12 Things to Do This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 |

    ... Friday night, with Bold As Love performing tunes by Jimi Hendrix, Everyday People belting out hits by Sly & the Family Stone, and Sister Blue covering Janis Joplin. With authentic costumes and instruments, solid set lists, and killer voices, it'll ...


  14. Colleagues help out Fairfield musician with MSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Maybe it's because so many musicians aren't able to get health insurance. Or all have had to struggle at some point.


  15. Black Mother JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Planet Jackson Hole

    Drawing on mastery of all of the tools that make funk music what it is, Dumpstaphunk is a self-assured, borderline supergroup that is at least supercharged.


  16. Grammy nominated CD is Koz and effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... were raised on by Earth Wind & Fire, Chicago, Tower of Power, Blood, Sweat & Tears, James Brown and Sly & the Family Stone. The CD and tours have been what Koz expected and then some with his performing peers. Abair was featured saxophonist on the ...


  17. ...Read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Today marks the 45th anniversary of the start of the most famous rock festival in history -- the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.


  18. Dave Koz to bring saxy back to Saratoga's Montalvo Arts CenterRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Almaden Resident

    In early 2013, musician Dave Koz and three fellow saxophonists--make that two fellows and a sister reed-player--got together to make the album Summer Horns.


  19. Netroots Radio Presents: "The Earth Turned Into Sour Flesh"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.


  20. Capturing the excitementRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Guardian

    ... the seed that led to the birth of funk. I can't help but wonder if we would ever have seen acts like Sly & The Family Stone, the Ohio Players and The Parliaments if Brown had not come along first. Having grown up to Brown classics like Cold Sweat, ...