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    Sound Field: How James Brown Invented Funk

    Curious to know what you folks think about this brand new web series from PBS:


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    Exactly...JB put the emphasis on the 1 whereas Rock& Roll, R&B, and Classic Soul hit it on the backbeat...2 and 4
    Last edited by StuBass1; 02-01-2019 at 11:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StuBass1 View Post
    Exactly...JB put the emphasis on the 1 whereas Rock& Roll, R&B, and Classic Soul hit it on the backbeat...2 and 4
    Yep! Revolutionary. He’s why the phrase “on the one” became part of our collective consciousness.
    Last edited by sansradio; 02-02-2019 at 01:14 AM.

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    Love this. I am not a "music" person, so to hear the explanation of "on the one" was great. James wanted people to dance, pure and simple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lockhartgary View Post
    Love this. I am not a "music" person, so to hear the explanation of "on the one" was great. James wanted people to dance, pure and simple.
    Glad you enjoyed it!

    Full disclosure: L.A. Buckner, the co-host on drums, happens to be my nephew.

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    I was gonna say he did everything on the one lol

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