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Quincy Delight Jones-The Funk Years: 1974 to 1978

Quincy Jones is one of the artists who has happily survived what I’m now calling the “funkapocalypse” of 2016. There were periods during that time when it seemed as if Q’s passing would be announced any day. 600 more words


Leon Ware (1940-2017): Caught Up In The Soul Fire Of The Song

Leon Ware is someone I’m not sure a lot of people outside the soul/funk community are too aware of. Among people I know such as Henrique Hopkins,Henry Cooper and Calvin Lincoln,he is very likely an icon. 363 more words


Leon Ware (1940-2017)

Most successful as a songwriter and producer for Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Isley Brothers, Minnie Ripperton, Maxwell, and many, many others with¬†far more name recognition than he had himself, … 14 more words

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The WestCoast Breeze 12-15-16 Playlist

John Valenti-Anything You Want
Alan Thicke-Thicke Of The Night
Leon Ware-Club Sashay
Michael Omartian-Whachersign
Santana-Hold On
Tim Treffers-Love Is The Ruler
Fleetwood Mac-You Make Loving Fun… 28 more words

Marvin Gaye - I Want You (1976)


In 1976, some sweeping strings, jazzy congas and choppy guitar riffs were mixed up to make something rather magical. 58 more words