Tag Archives: George Porter

New Orleans deserves more recognition for its funk

This week’s show is a funky one.¬† Get the show started by clicking the Mixcloud arrow then read how Ohio scooped New Orleans on the funk A recent NPR story about Dayton, Ohio having a Funk Hall of Fame took … Continue reading

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Community Stations like KAOS; WWOZ make a difference

Picture yourself¬†at Tipitina’s in the early 80’s preparing to catch some funk by Zigaboo Modeliste and George Porter, Jr., and just as the band is about to begin, a microphone descends from the ceiling. You would have been witnessing an … Continue reading

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