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29Jan
2013
3

Gary Clark Jr. Playing Late Night L.A. Roxy Show 02/09

Gary Clark Jr. Photo: VH1.Com

After consecutive sold out nights at the Troubadour last year, Gary Clark Jr. is returning to Los Angeles to play a late night gig at the Roxy On Sunset.

Tix will go on sale tomorrow, January 30th at 12 P.M.

This is going to be a hot show. It will be talked about leading up to it and it will talked about after in the way of "Were you there the night Gary Clark Jr. put the Roxy on fire?" Trust us, this is a show not to be missed!

Whoever gets a ticket, the Doc would LOVE to be your guest!

Here is "Bright Lights" by Gary Clark Jr. who will be performing at The Roxy On Sunset Feb. 9th!-DocFB

Diagnosis: Late night, fun night....

29Jan
2013
7

Smackdown! Frank Ocean To Press Charges On Chris Brown After Alleged Fight

Chris Brown & Frank Ocean Photo: TheTimes.UK.CoAfter Chris Brown added Frank Ocean to his list of greatest hits over a parking spot of all things, Ocean is seriously thinking of pressing charges on Brown. Brown would be violating probation, which is still under for the Rihanna beating in 2009, and would be looking at jail time.

Brown received 5 years probation after being convicted of beating Rihanna. He got into a fight with Drake at a night club in New York last year, although charges were only pressed on each singer's crew.

 

The L.A. County Sheriff spokesman Steve Whitmore made the announcement this afternoon that Ocean is looking to press charges on Brown.

There has been no word from Brown on the situation although he said yesterday, he was eager to talk to police, he still hasn't.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Rihanna, Drake, and now Ocean. Wouldn't do that to Jay Z tho.....

29Jan
2013
0

Video Premiere: Sky Blu Feat. Mark Rosas “Pop Bottles”

Sky Blu Photo: MTV.com

Red Foo's video is "Bring Out The Bottles" and Sky Blu's song is "Pop Bottles as LMFAO's hiatus continues.

The Original Party Rockers have yet to attain the same success they had as a group with their solo projects but both have only released one single a piece. Although Red Foo's has no release date for his next album, Sky's will be released on the 4th of July.

You can purchase "Pop Bottles" now on I-Tunes.

I'm not sure if I'm Party Rocking to this song yet.-DocFB

Diagnosis:  Better Together?

29Jan
2013
1

Fallon, Brian Williams & The Roots Slow Jam The News

Jimmy Fallon, Brian Williams & The Roots Photo: NBC.com

Brian Williams stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and you know they had to slow jam the news.

This one had to do with the fiscal cliff, a soft Bohner, and a little bit of Salt n Peppa'.

Check out the clip above.-DocFB

Diagnosis: "Push It Real Good..."

29Jan
2013
3

The World Is A Lot Less Funky With The Passing Of Leroy “SugaFoot” Bonner

Leroy SugarFoot Bonner Photo: GettyImages.com

It was Saturday Night when we first heard of the passing of Leroy "Sugafoot" Bonner and it took us a while to write about someone who means so much to the world of Funk.

Sugafoot was the lead singer and lead guitarist of the Ohio Players. Songs like "Skin Tight", "Heaven Must Be Like This", "Fire", "Honey" and "Love Rollercoaster". Countless jams that produced sweaty bodies on the dance floor and plenty of babies at home.

The front man died in Dayton, Ohio Saturday Night at the age of 69 with no cause of death being announced.

Sugafoot, thank you for the jams, the grooves, the education of real music by real musicians. You will be missed but your music will live on forever.-DocFB

Diagnosis: A Funk Legend....

28Jan
2013
23

Howard Stern Reviews PRINCE’s New Single “Screwdriver”; “It’s A Home Run”

Howard Stern Promo PhotoHoward Stern has a Love/dislike relationship with PRINCE. He Loves Prince, calling him the greatest performer alive. His dislike for PRINCE comes from the artists declining to be on his show and a problem with the lights at the Gansevoort a few years back. When "Screwdriver", PRINCE's latest single was played on Howard Stern's show, the host was in Love with PRINCE again.

Howard calls the song rock and says the song is not commercial, stating "its a really good song, I Love it."

"It has a a ZZ Top, Rolling Stones feel to it. I Love it! A Home Run For PRINCE."

Check out the audio of Howard talking about it.

We are digging it. What do U think? Do U agree with Howard?-DocFB

Diagnosis: Old-Fashioned Real Drums....That's Hannah Ford, Howard..

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28Jan
2013
1

Gary Clark Jr. To Perform On Kimmel, Support Eric Clapton & Join Jimmy Page

Gary Clark Jr. Photo: Nate Azark

If you do not know who the funk Gary Clark Jr. is, you must be living under a rock. He will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live Feb. 6th, then supporting Eric Clapton on tour, all while teaming up with Jimmy Page for a new ad campaign for Varvatos.

For more info & tour dates, click on the continue reading button....

28Jan
2013
2

The Flaming Lips Release Lyric Video For “Sun Blows Up Today”

Flaming Lips Promo Photo

The Flaming Lips will be releasing their 13th studio alvum on April 2nd entitled "The Terror" and released a lyric video for "Sun Blows Up", a song that will NOT appear on the album.

Those who pre-order The Terror digitally beginning Jan 29th, through the iTunes Store or other participating digital retailers will receive "Sun Blows Up Today" as an Instant gratification, Non-Album, Bonus Track titled. This is the only way to get the new song by THE FLAMING LIPS.

If you're near a TV set this Sunday, Feb 3rd, watching the Super Bowl, you might just see a very cool TV commercial by Hyundai that stars none other than THE FLAMING LIPS and features the song, "Sun Blows Up Today". Don't miss it!!-DocFB

Diagnosis: Sounds very 80's.....

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27Jan
2013
23

Jam Of The Week: “Screwdriver” By PRINCE; Going For Radio Ads Next Week

Screwdriver Cover

Our Jam Of The Week is "Screwdriver" by PRINCE featuring Hannah Ford, Donna Grantis, and Ida Neilsen. The song will be going for ads on radio overseas as Purple Music will be distributing the single.

UPDATE: Purple Music advised the single will be released digitally Feb. 4th on all known online stores.

U can purchase the song NOW on AMAZON, ITUNES, and PURPLE MUSIC,

Purple Music will let us know the release date and formats (picture disc) but advised it will be soon.  Check out their fan page on FacebookUPDATE: Purple Music adv will be a digital release only at this time...

"Screwdriver" debuted on PRINCE's new web site earlier this week with much fanfare. The web site 20PR1NC3.com debuted with an announcement by Billboard Magazine.

It has been a busy month for the music legend as several songs and videos of his have been put out by a twitter account with the handle of 3rdEyeGirl including "Chapter & Verse" which is a sound board recording from PRINCE's 6 sold out shows at the Dakota Jazz Club in his hometown of Minnesota.

If January is any indication of what 2013 has in store for PRINCE (Pr1NC3) fans, then it is going to be BIG! Along with the new web site and the Billboard cover, PRINCE will be receiving the Icon Award at this Year's Billboard Awards May 19th and will be attending a tribute in his honor at Carnegie Hall in March which is being put together by Questlove of The Roots.

"Screwdriver" is a rock number that we cannot wait to hear live.  It is great that it will be getting played on radio stations overseas and getting a release over there.  Here is hoping that a US distributor will step up to the plate soon that would enable the song to get radio play and a proper release out here.

Along with those hopes, why do I envision him going on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" soon and ripping this song to shreds right in front of Questlove?  Oh well.  A Doc can dream.

Thank you Jamie for the updated cover.

Enjoy the Jam Of The Week, PRINCE's "Screwdriver"!!!-DocFB

Diagnosis:  Dance Lala.....

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