Egon’s Funk Archaeology at RBMA: James Brown’s Funky (White) Drummer

Now-Again | Aug. 8, 2013 | News,Picks |

Linked below: Egon’s newest Funk Archaeology post at Red Bull Music Academy’s website, this time digging into a largely unheralded funk legend, the white drummer, singer and sometimes producer William “Beau Dollar” Bowman, whose unique style of drumming influenced leagues, from they hey day of funk to the birth of punk.

The exclusive download this time around: the full version of JB’s “I Can’t Stand Myself (When You Touch Me),” Beau Dollar’s crowning moment. A funk masterwork that we’re – shh! – giving you a nice copy of for, well, being here.

The New Series: William “Beau Dollar” Bowman – Egon’s Funk Archaeology at Red Bull Music Academy.
The Old Series: Egon’s Funk Archaeology at NPR.
Download: James Brown with The Dapps: “I Can’t Stand Myself (When You Touch Me) – Full Version”