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#Tbt #ThrowbackThursday Bonus! The Bar-Kays “Freakshow On The Dance Floor”

It is time for #tbt #ThrowbackThursday with “Freakshow On The Dance Floor” by the Bar-Kays. “Freakshow On The Dance Floor” made it as high as number 73 on the Billboard Hot 100 but number #2 on the R&B charts. The Bar-Kays had their first performance in late 1967 by being Odis Redding’s backing band. It […]

Funk & Bass Legend Larry Graham Set To Perform On David Letterman

Funk and bass legend Larry Graham is set to perform on The Late Show With David Letterman tonight!!! Larry Graham has a new album out that features Raphael Saadiq and Prince. The album is titled “Raise Up” and can be purchased HERE. Do not miss this rare TV performance from the bass legend. ¬†Below is […]

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Prince. Photo: NPG Records 2012

In the middle of the night, this FUNK landed in our inbox along with this message….. On April 17, 2012, several bystanders in the streets of Chanhassen, Minnesota saw Paisley Park swaying back and forth 2 the sound of “Days of Wild and Loose”. This is a copy of the 19 minute rehearsal of that […]

Video: The 2012 Funkytown Debate

Ahh, Funk is making its own “comeback” although we know it has never left. From a WWE wrestler calling himself “The Funkasauras” and Clipper basketball player Blake Griffen requesting Funk in his ride, and now, the Funkytown debates being televised on CSPAN…well…not really. Saturday Night Live had a fun and funky skit this week with […]