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We Were Funky is an upcoming documentary that tells the story of the Funk/R&B musician, the music scene, and culture of the 70's. The backdrop is Atlanta, GA, a city that has played a major or contributing role in the development of various genres of American music at different points in it's history. In the 1970's Atlanta witnessed it's first African American mayor, and Hank Aaron breaking the great Babe Ruth's home run record. Live entertainment was flourishing, ripe with Funk/R&B bands, singers, and club owners that needed and appreciated them.
This story is told from the perspective of local musicians of the era, as well as, popular Atlanta recording artists of the time. Some interviewees include Jimmy Brown/Regi Hargis (Brick), Mary Davis/Abdul Ra'oof (SOS Band), Bobby Lovelace (Midnight Star), Sonny Emory (solo artist, Earth Wind & Fire), and Larry Tinsley (Radio Personality WAOK/V103).
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