You may not know who Frank Zappa is, chances are if you're under 40 you don't. Maybe you do, but are wondering why you should care about this total freak show who created vulgar über wacko performance art concerts before that was cool? Oh and now you want to know when I'm going to get to … Continue reading 100 Ways Frank Zappa Influenced Who You Listen To Now
R&B and Funk
I Love Chicago, I’m Old, and The Best Night of Funky R&B Ever.
Age does funny things to you. The one I think we are least likely to understand when we are young is the resistance to change. Of course I know this to be true because I am a child of sitcoms. And each sitcom has at least one episode about the adults not "getting it." Whatever … Continue reading I Love Chicago, I’m Old, and The Best Night of Funky R&B Ever.
Sly and The Family Stone takes you Higher!
Everybody is a Star The best thing that could have ever happened to me and Sly was the release of the new box set - Sly and the Family Stone, Higher! Growing up in the 70's I was spoon fed Sly. I wasn't living in San Francisco, and even if I was, I am pretty sure … Continue reading Sly and The Family Stone takes you Higher!