Archive for category: Funk Friday

  • Funk Friday: The Meters | Hand Clapping Song

    Funk Friday: The Meters | Hand Clapping Song

    Funk Friday, Music 03/31/2011 23:21 no comments

    This guest post is by Tom Cooney of a.tom.called.cooney. The Meters were a New Orleans-based band that was active from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. Original band members were Art Neville (vocals), Leo Nocentelli (guitar), George Porter Jr. (bass) and Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste (drums). Their sound is undeniable earthy and […]

     
  • Funk Friday: Average White Band | School Boy Crush

    Funk Friday: Average White Band | School Boy Crush

    Funk Friday, Music, Video 03/24/2011 23:57 no comments

    This guest post is by Tom Cooney of a.tom.called.cooney. The Average White Band (AWB) was formed as a Scottish funk band in 1972 by original members  Alan Gorrie, Malcolm “Molly” Duncan, Hamish Stuart, Roger Ball, Robbie McIntosh and Onnie McIntyre.  They had their big breakthrough in 1973 when Eric Claptons tour […]

     
  • Funk Friday: Lakeside | Fantastic Voyage

    Funk Friday: Lakeside | Fantastic Voyage

    Funk Friday, Music, Video 03/18/2011 00:45 no comments

    This guest post is by Tom Cooney of a.tom.called.cooney. Lakeside is a funk band that was formed in the early 1970’s from many former members of two bands, The Nomads and The Young Underground.  The two groups played together in musical venues in the Tri-State (Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky) area.  Soon […]

     
  • Funk Friday: Parliament Funkadelic | Mothership Connection (Starchild)

    Funk Friday: Parliament Funkadelic | Mothership Connection (Starchild)

    Funk Friday, Music 03/11/2011 00:01 no comments

    What better way to commemorate the first installment of “Funky Friday” than with one of the funkiest bands of all time: Parliament Funkadelic.  This song is titled “Mothership Connection (Star Child)” and it is the title track from their most acclaimed album; Mothership Connection (1975). George Clinton was the leader […]

     
 
 

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