Tag Archives: Teddy Pendergrass

THE FUNKIEST MUSIC OF THE 70s

THE FUNKIEST MUSIC OF THE 70s

What’s happening folks, it’s S.D., your favorite OG (older gent) here!  Reflecting on some of my favorite musical artists of the 70’s (1970-1979).  It was during these times that I personally enjoyed the natural development and maturation of some already known R&B acts.  In addition to being introduced to new musicians from the “DISCO” era.

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FUNKED UP! The Music of SOUL 2 – Seal and Heidi’s Split

FUNKED UP! The Music of SOUL 2 – Seal and Heidi’s Split

Seal’s new CD “SOUL 2” is in stores.  A follow-up to his “SOUL” release, it’s a collection of covers by some of music’s greatest performers.  Although Seal has a new album out, he’s singing a different tune in regards to his marriage to fashion icon Heidi Klum.  Klium and Seal were a power couple!  Two accomplished people in their respective fields that came together by way of commonalities in their lifestyles, they had a tremendous presence.

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TYRESE GETS THE RIGHTS FOR TEDDY

TYRESE GETS THE RIGHTS FOR TEDDY

Tyrese Gibson tweeted recently: “I have officially secured the life rights to the life story of Teddy Pendergrass, my inspiration. This movie will be made…”  People are already saying he can’t pull it off…  to those haters, there’s still hope for you 😉 I’m not even a Tyrese fan, but say CONGRATULATIONS!

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The Teddy Pendergrass Interview – Part Two

The Teddy Pendergrass Interview – Part Two

My second phoner with Mr. Pendergrass we discussed the success of his last release, his book, his Christmas album – his greatest hits album – he was ecstatic to be one among the many in entertainment to even have a greatest hits. He was happy that a new generation of people were going to be able to hear a collection of music from the 70s that would hopefully enrich them.

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The Teddy Pendergrass Interview – Part One

The Teddy Pendergrass Interview – Part One

Teddy Pendergrass was unquestionably one of the greatest male vocalists in the genre of R&B. Initially the drummer for Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, his voice is featured on their hits “Bad Luck,” “Where Are All My Friends,” “Be For Real” and “Wake Up Everybody.

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Paying Homage – By Not Forgetting

Paying Homage – By Not Forgetting

 

The Museum of UnCut Funk is all about celebrating the power of THE FUNK and of 1970’s Black Culture. As we continue to provide information on one of the most powerful and productive decades in Black history, we also want to pay homage those those who passed this year who were major players during this period and beyond.

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Don’t Funkin’ Touch Compared To What

Don’t Funkin’ Touch Compared To What

Some songs and movies should simply not be done over. There are too many classics that have been covered or selected for re-makes, that would have been better off left alone. A remake or a cover of a song should bring new life to it, if not give it a new birth.

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Funky Teddy

Funky Teddy

 
Although he wasn’t a member of a FUNK band, his raspy commanding voice was definitely FUNKY! Teddy Pendergrass made his transition recently, and many were saddened. More than feeling blue, I want to inspire everyone to remember the “Joy,” TP brought to so many!!!

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