fDeluxe performed at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis last night and before it was all over, 2 of Prince's band members from the NPG joined fDeluxe for the encore which turned into an all out jam session!
Morris Hayes sporting a little longer doo nowadays took a spot behind the keyboards while the talented drummer John Blackwell took his place behind the drum kit.
In any indication, having his band members play with fDeluxe, formerly The Family, is a huge indication that the former proteges of Prince are on good terms with him.
FDeluxe consists of original family members Paul Peterson, Susannah Melvoin, Jellybean Johnson, and Eric Leeds.
So far, there are no more current dates, but we have heard Paul's desires to bring the funk back to the West Coast soon and Drfunkenberry is going to try and help make this happen.
Stay tuned....because fDeluxe is going to make sure "You Got What You Wanted" when you go to their shows. Also, make sure to pick up the new single of the same name HERE!
The song is a cover of the classic Ike & Tina Turner song. For now, enjoy the photos and again, we will keep you updated when new tour dates are released.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Thanks to "DreamFirstBornImages" for the photos!
After we talked about Prince and Dave Grohl jamming, Dave started talking about it on tour.
Dave played 2 Forum shows and another Southern California show, and in each one, he described the jam session we talked about and that took place between the 2.
We would really love to share with you the version of "Whole Lotta Love" that Dave and Prince covered by Led Zeppelin, If anyone has it, we would greatly appreciate being able to post it here.
Check out Dave's total bromance with Prince above.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Someone Is Sitting On Rock History......
Here is 2 A.M. jam rehearsal footage of Lenny Kravitz in the Bahamas as he gets ready to open up for U2 on their massive tour.
It is quite funky for sure. Check it out.-Dr.FB
P.S. Film by Mathieu Bitton/Candy Tangerine Productions
Diagnosis: You Will Go His Way, Won't You?
So Janelle Monae was in Minneapolis, MN last night at First Avenue and some purple spies tell us PRINCE was in attendance with his full band.
Janelle had to Tweet before the show about First Avenue knowing it was where Purple Rain, the greatest rock n roll movie ever made, was filmed.
We heard after Janelle funkdafied First Ave, she headed back to Paisley Park, Prince's recording studios in Minneapolis for those who don't know, and jammed with Prince and his 8(?) piece band for a couple of hours with her and her band.
Why oh why couldn't have someone filmed that? All that funk in one place? We might have passed out from the overload of true artists creating.
Something special happened with Janelle as she had to tweet this:
Finally learning something that I have been trying to learn for a while! Yes!!!!
We also hear that PRINCE and the band checked out Esperanza Spaulding at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minnesota earlier in the week as well.
Janelle and Esperanza are GREAT musicians in their own right. Make sure to check them out if you haven't already.
With PRINCE set to tour Northern Europe next month, we wonder what other purple surprised we can expect soon? One can hope, right?-Dr.FB
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