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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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Saturday Open Thread

Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s. It and its sister act Funkadelic, both led by George Clinton, began the funk music culture of that decade. Parliament was originally The Parliaments, a doo-wop vocal group based at … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s. It and its sister act Funkadelic, both led by George Clinton, began the funk music culture of that decade. Parliament was originally The Parliaments, a doo-wop vocal group based at … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

The Undisputed Truth was a 1970s Motown recording act, assembled by record producer Norman Whitfield as a means for being able to experiment with his psychedelic soul production techniques. Joe Harris served as main lead singer, with Billie Rae Calvin … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

The Isley Brothers ( /ˈaɪzliː/ yz-lee) are a highly influential, successful and long-running American music group consisting of different line-ups of six brothers, and a brother-in-law, Chris Jasper. The founding members were O’Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Starr was born Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1942. He and his cousins (soul singers Roger and Willie Hatcher) moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where they were raised. In 1957, Starr formed a doo-wop group, The Future Tones, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

The Supremes, an American female singing group, were the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. Originally founded as The Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, The Supremes’ repertoire included doo-wop, pop, soul, Broadway show tunes, psychedelic soul, and … Continue reading

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