Tag Archives: Funk

African American History | Sly Stone| Sly and the Family Stone was pivotal in the development of soul, funk, and psychedelic music.

Sly and the Family Stone were an American rock, funk, and soul band from San Francisco. Active from 1967 to 1983, the band was pivotal in the development of soul, funk, and psychedelic music. Headed by singer, songwriter, record producer, … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Tuesday Open Thread | Funk & Soul!

MOVE ON UP Live

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Serendipity SOUL | Thursday Open Thread | “Summertime” Week!

Hot Fun in the Summertime!

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Serendipity SOUL | Monday Open Thread | FUNK Week!

Happy Monday, folks. Today’s 3 Chics featured FUNK artist is The OHIO PLAYERS. Wiki: The Ohio Players were an American funk and R&B band, most popular in the 1970s. They are best known for their double #1 hit songs “Fire” … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Sly and the Family Stone were an American rock, funk, and soul band from San Francisco, California. Active from 1966 to 1983, the band was pivotal in the development of soul, funk, and psychedelic music. Headed by singer, songwriter, record … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

The Brothers Johnson is a band consisting of American musicians and brothers George aka ‘Lightnin’ Licks’ and Louis E. Johnson aka ‘Thunder Thumbs’. Guitarist/vocalist George and bassist/vocalist Louis formed the band Johnson Three Plus One with older brother Tommy, and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Jerry Butler (born Jerry Butler Jr., December 8, 1939, Sunflower, Mississippi)[1] is an American soul singer and songwriter. He is also noted as being the original lead singer of the R&B vocal group, The Impressions, as well as a Rock … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Thursday Open Thread

Wiki: Midnight Star is an R&B and electro-funk group that had a string of R&B hits in the 1980s. The group was formed in 1976 at Kentucky State University by trumpeter Reggie Calloway, vocalist Belinda Lipscomb, guitarist/vocalist Melvin Gentry, bassist … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Stevland Hardaway Morris (previously Judkins;[1] born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist.[2] Blind since shortly after birth,[3] Wonder signed with Motown Records‘ Tamla label at the age … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Stevland Hardaway Morris (previously Judkins;[1] born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist.[2] Blind since shortly after birth,[3] Wonder signed with Motown Records‘ Tamla label at the age … Continue reading

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