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Old School Funkenberry Friday! Old School Jam Megamix! Listen Now!

Dr. Funkenberry Artwork by Daniel Garcia

It’s Old School Friday and we are throwing down an old school megamix for your listening pleasure! In the mix is A Lighter Shade Of Brown, Grandmaster Flash, Patrice Rushen, Cherelle, Joe Cooley, Shannon, Gap Band, Rick James, Parliment Funkadelic and more to get you in the groove for the weekend. [audio:http://www.drfunkenberry.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/11-Old-School-Medley_0.mp3] This is a first of […]

We Look Back At Teena Marie’s Career With “Lovergirl”

Here is “Lovergirl” by Teena Marie, her song staple and a funk n pop classic. Teena Marie was found dead this morning, December 26th, 2010 by her daughter.  She died in her sleep.  There is no further information on her cause of death.  For more information on Teena Marie’s death and the developing story, click […]

R & B Legend Teena Marie Found Dead At 54

Teena Marie. File Photo

One of the most soulful voices of R & B music has died.  Teena Marie, 54 years old, died in her sleep last night.  Lynn Jeter, Teena’s rep, has confirmed the news to media outlets.  Her daughter, whose birthday was on Christmas day and just turned 19,  found her body earlier this morning.  So sad. […]