Funk legend, Walter “Junie” Morrison, a Dayton, Ohio native producer, writer, keyboardist, vocalist and founder…
Robin Thicke, Pharrell and Clifford “T.I.” Harris have filed a lawsuit in California federal court against the family of late soul legend Marvin Gaye and Bridgeport music, owner of several of Funkadelic’s compositions, in order to protect the hit single “Blurred Lines” from a possible legal backlash.
The classic rock era represents what many fans (specifically Baby Boomers) consider the peak of rock music’s artistic ambition and commercial clout. Rock artists were breaking new ground constantly, from the Beatles and Bob Dylan in the late 60s to Pink Floyd and Zeppelin in the mid-70s.
For too many music fans, the history of blacks in rock music is only limited to Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix and Prince.