Got a press release this afternoon offering further info about that Prince pre-Super Bowl show on the old Reunion Arena site: Erykah Badu's been added as the opener. Which is nice and all, but tickets -- which go on sale tomorrow morning -- still start at $1,500, which is only, say, $1,470 out of ... More >>
There's no need imagining the scene -- a show videotaped in Houston, at the Summit, on Halloween '76 gives you some idea of the spectacle George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, the late Gary Shider and the rest of the Mothership Connection took on the road that ... More >>
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James Brown used them. Hip-hoppers stole from them. Will these women finally get their due?