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Rick’s influence playlist
June 9, 2014 7:58 am
On musical influences: "So many! But Robert Johnson, John Coltrane, Stevie Wonder, certainly. People like Dylan, Sly and the Beatles are responsible for my lyrical feeling. I feel that I have to say something in a song and that it's not just enough to lay down the music." Listen to some of them here...  MORE
Happy Birthday to Larry Graham Jr.
August 15, 2018 8:10 am
Happy Birthday to Larry Graham Jr., a cat whose electrifying basslines in Sly and the Family Stone pioneered the future of slap bass.   MORE


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