"Queen of Soul"
Origin: Detroit, MI
Years Active: 1954 - 2018
Label: J.B.V. Records, Columbia Records, Atlantic Records, Arista
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Let The Funk Begin
The era of funk was surely on the rise. The sound of fingers “slapping the bass”, originated by Larry Graham, was one of the many things that made this genre of music slap, as we say today. It was the attitude that back the song as well. We had bands such as Ohio Players, Kool and the Gang, and even Stevie Wonder that gave us a little bit extra heartbeat in rhythm with their music.