Tag Archives: funk

“Get On Up”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Get On Up,” the recent biopic about funk legend James Brown, tries to break all the rules. In this sense it’s a bit like Todd Haynes’ “I’m Not There,” which treated the life of Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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Dance Routine Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: A brilliant routine, filmed in 1930, from Earl “Snakehips” Tucker, a regularĀ at Harlem’s Savoy Ballroom and Cotton Club: So much to enjoy here in addition to Tucker’s legendary hyperflexible spine and exaggerated hip circles: The way he’s … Continue reading

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