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Reflections on Clyde Stubblefield

Read "Reflections on Clyde Stubblefield" reviewed by Leo Sidran


Reflections on the life and legacy of Clyde Stubblefield, often called the world's most sampled drummer or “the original funky drummer," on the occasion of what would have been his 78th birthday. Including interviews and live recordings with him going back to 1972. This episode features conversations with Clyde and Ben Sidran, anecdotes about Clyde's life and work with James Brown, Grant Green Jr., and Otis Redding. Also, a meditation on the way mythology and oral history operate ...

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Clyde Stubblefield: Samples of Funk

Read "Clyde Stubblefield: Samples of Funk" reviewed by Ben Scholz


Every musical generation tends to put forth a handful of “star players" within any given genre. Whether it be jny: Los Angeles' Wrecking Crew or Motown's Funk Brothers, certain cliques of industry professionals are able to develop a coveted sound in the recording studio that resonates with producers. These “lightning in a bottle" artists tend to produce a staggering body of work in a relatively short time. Unfortunately, this haste also tends to result in a few bruised egos when ...


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