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Sound Check's Blog Posts Tagged 'Legend' (3)

FEATURE: Funk Icon George Clinton joins Flying Lotus' label Brainfeeder exciting audiences with impending album

Just when you thought he couldn't get more cool, George Clinton exceeds your expectation. Adding to his incomparable resume and overflowing pool of contribution and influence, the punk icon is teaming up with the freshest sounds of today to produce yet another masterpiece. The former Parliament Funkadelic frontman has recently announced plans to release a new…

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Added by Sound Check on August 24, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

FEATURE: Jimi Hendrix to be inducted into the legendary R&B Hall of Fame

August 21, 2016: Jimi Hendrix is set to be inducted into the legendary Rhythm&Blues Hall of Fame. Widely known as the 'greatest guitarist in the history of Rock' the notorious performer, musician, and icon, will be honored alongside more of the world's greatest artists, including Prince, Smokey Robinson, Bootsy Collins, Dionne…

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Added by Sound Check on July 27, 2016 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

AP History: Delta Blues Great Robert Johnson

There are some musicians whose legend overshadows their work itself. Artists whose massive volume of work is worthy of legend are often reduced to small anecdotes: Van Gogh cut off his ear, Ozzy bit the head off a bat, Brian Wilson befriended serial killers and could only write in a sandbox. In the case of delta blues great Robert Johnson, who in his lifetime only recorded a meager 29 songs, the legend of him selling his soul to the devil at the crossroads for guitar ability is so… Continue

Added by Sound Check on September 5, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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