As Good Black News continues to celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month, today we get regional.
In GBN contributor Marlon West‘s words:
“This collection of New Orleans Funk features acknowledged masters next to some of the earlier artists who shaped the meaning of funk.
It covers the period from the emergence of New Orleans Funk in the early 1960s through to the present day.
New Orleans is a port town.
Many of the Africans who ended up there came from Haiti and brought with them the religion of Voodoo and its drums and music.