The funk brothers

Motown's legendary Funk Brothers, the studio musicans behind all the hits

Motown's legendary Funk Brothers, the studio musicans behind all the hits. I recently saw a wonderful 2 hr documentary on the Funk Brothers and the Motown Sound.

A very young Stevie Wonder & THE FUNK BROTHERS who were the real sound behind Motown

Stevie Wonder sings during a recording session at Hitsville's Studio A, the first Motown studio. The Funk Brothers' James Jamerson, far right playing upright bass. Undated (Detroit News Archives)

The Funk Brothers was the nickname of Detroit, Michigan, session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in 1972.

The Funk Brothers was the nickname of Detroit, Michigan, session musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in

The Funk Brothers, Motown's unbelievable house band. They recorded over 200 Motown songs, 80 were #1 hits.

MFSB - Mother, Father, Sister, Brother: an orchestrated Philly jazz-soul sound that was embraced as disco.

Robert White, member of the Funk Brothers. White is known for his famous riff in the song "My Girl"

Robert White November Robert White was born. He was guitarist for Motown’s Funk Brothers. He died from complications of open heart surgery.

▶ The Funk Brothers & Chaka Khan - What's Going On - YouTube

Ben Harper - Ain't Too Proud To Beg (Standing in the Shadows of Motown)

'Standing in the Shadows of Motown' - The story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited and largely unheralded studio group of influential musicians who were behind basically every amazing Motown hit. Such a great film!

'Standing in the Shadows of Motown' - The story of The Funk Brothers, the uncredited and largely unheralded studio group of influential musicians who were behind basically every amazing Motown hit. Such a phenomenal film!

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