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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

The Roseburg News-Review 03 Dec 2021
Powell, who died in October, was a trailblazing soldier and diplomat ... ———. JANUARY ... 1 ... He blended whimsical wordplay with reverence for ’70s funk as leader of the off-kilter Bay Area hip-hop group Digital Underground ... A founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang known for such hits as “Celebration” and “Get Down On It.” Aug.

Many were ‘thankful’ the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade made its return

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Nov 2021
Thousands of people lined up along the Ben Franklin Parkway to soak in the holiday spirit ... Some people came from out of state ... This year’s special guests and performers included funk and soul band Kool and the Gang, singer Amy Grant, talk show host and Temple University alum Tamron Hall as well as comedian and West Philadelphia native Quinta Brunson.

Dolphins offense vs. Jets defense: Highly stoppable force meets easily movable object

Boston Herald 18 Nov 2021
The Jets have an opportunity to snap out of their historic defensive funk because the Dolphins offense is nearly as bad. The key to Sunday’s game for Gang Green is defending Miami’s run-pass option attack. The Jets are allowing 43 points per game in the last four matchups ... So this offense is far from explosive ... Here’s an example. ... ....

The Blue Lot shows the ‘true essence’ of Santa Ana

The Los Angeles Times 17 Sep 2021
The largest mural at the Blue Lot was produced by the Funk Freaks ... This is highlighted in the Funk Freaks’ mural, which pays homage to what it was like growing up in Santa Ana, a shared experience among the members of Funk Freaks, who were active gang members or graffiti members at some point in their lives.

Lazarus Kane - Psychobabble E.P.

Music News 15 Sep 2021
Like biblical forename-sake, six-strong Bristolians Lazarus Kane arise once more from a state of stasis ...Milk at my door’ is wiry, fiery, melange of soul-boy punk-funk in the vein of The Blow MonkeysDr. Robert guesting with Gang of Four ... That said, it’s an astute observation and one ripe for permanent appropriation ... Who benefits? ... .

Reissue Of The Week: Cameroon Garage Funk Reviewed

The Quietus 03 Sep 2021
A regrettably anonymous band chops riffs like the Meters and honks JBs horns, but with the foamy fervour of certain UK bands who were, at the time of this 7-inch’s release in 1978, just starting to make a meal out of punk and funk (Gang Of Four, most prominently) ... Cameroon Garage Funk by Various ... Cameroon Garage Funk is out now on Analog Africa .

Concert review: Eagles soar with TD Garden crowd in parade of hits

Metrowest Daily News 28 Aug 2021
The Joe Walsh rock ‘n’ roll circus, which he played ringmaster and court jester, started with “Those Shoes” and continued with The James Gang’s “Walk Away” and “Funk #49 and his tongue-in-cheek, solo outing “Life’s Been Good.” ... and two James Gang covers, “Walk Away” and “Funk #49.

Watch the Eagles Play ‘Hotel California’ at First Show Since Start of Pandemic

Rollingstone 26 Aug 2021
... Near the end, Joe Walsh revisits his James Gang days with “Walk Away” and “Funk #49,” and Don Henley revives his 1985 solo hit “The Boys of Summer.”.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday lineup for 2021: Kool and the Gang, Gloria Gaynor and more

Tampa Bay Times 26 Aug 2021
14-17 ... Headliners for the four-day festival are soul-funk legends Kool and the Gang, jazz-swing revivalists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, “queen of disco” Gloria Gaynor and instrumental fusion group Snarky Puppy ... 16 ... .

Classic soul acts Kool & the Gang and the Spinners are back with new albums

Cleveland 25 Aug 2021
Kool & the Gang’s just-released “Perfect Union” finds the “Celebration” troupe getting down on it for the first time, on record, in a decade ... “We make good-time, party music -- that’s what keeps people listening to it,” Bell continues, noting Kool & the Gang’s successful stints opening for the likes of Van Halen and Kid Rock.

Letter: Local musicians need your support

Daily Freeman 15 Aug 2021
Jim Gaudet and the Rail Road Boys; an Albany area band with an authentic sound Bob Wills would be proud of, Roadhouse, does 60’s covers like no other; Willie Amrod’s ‘Bus Driving Man’ & “Country Funk Music”; The Grit Gang, with Scott Grower (great songwriter); Saturday Night Blue ...

Kool & the Gang co-founder Dennis Thomas dead at 70

Nashville Pride 14 Aug 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — DennisDee Tee’ Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang known for such hits as ‘Celebration’ and ‘Get Down On It,’ has died ... In 1964, seven teen friends created the group’s unique blend of jazz, soul and funk, at first calling themselves the Jazziacs.

Dennis ‘Dee Tee’ Thomas, Co-Founder of Kool & the Gang, Dies at 70

Florida Sentinel Bulletin 12 Aug 2021
DennisDee Tee” Thomas, a co-founder of the soul-funk group Kool & the Gang, died on ...

US vows to isolate Taliban if they take power by force

The Northside Sun 12 Aug 2021
and in Russia's northern Siberia region ... “I’m still afraid ... “(But) I can’t complain ... ___ ... ___ ... Kool & the Gang co-founder Dennis Thomas dead at age 70 ... NEW YORK (AP) — DennisDee Tee” Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang known for such hits as “Celebration” and “Get Down On It,” has died. He was 70.

In the past week

Shenzhen Daily 11 Aug 2021
‘Raging Fire’ tops box office. another weekend ... New Orleans Jazz fest. 2021 canceled ... Kool & The Gang co-founder Dennis Thomas dead. DennisDee Tee” Thomas, longtime saxophonist and co-founding member of the legendary funk outfit Kool & The Gang, has died at the age of 70. Beijing film festival postponed ... Feldstein plays Lewinsky in ... (SD-Agencies). .

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