Legend. Bootsy played with him. Imagine that; playing with James Brown AND George Clinton, as well as having a successful solo career.
Bootsy got his first big break in James Brown’s band. He got kicked out for being messed up on LSD. He’s one of my favourite bass players
It feels like the right time for another theme week, and we’re going with funk because funk is fun. If I were ever to play in a
Shazam-a-rama. If it’s nae Scottish, it’s crap!
Cuesta Loeb comes from a family of musicians. Her father is world-renowned jazz guitarist Chuck Loeb. Her mother is Spanish singer-songwriter/actress Carmen Cuesta.
It’s interesting how some music immediately conveys the decade in which it was recorded. Sometimes that’s good. Sometimes it’s bad.
I put “YEEEEEEEHAW!” into Google Translate it turns out it’s the same in every language, including German.
Take a moment out of your day to take a breath. Close your eyes. Relax.
I think I heard this on “Shameless” but I’m not sure. The singer has an unusual voice. That’s what drew me to this.
Two for Tuesday
If you enjoy T-Rex, Slade, Joan Jett, with a little Queen mixed in, you’ll probably love this. I do.
This is fascinating. A group of scientists and musicologists have reconstructed ancient Greek music from about 400-500 BC. It’s really incredible to hear. Read the full story
Omnivore favourite Jack Berry keeps dishing out the musical beat-downs. We love this guy.