SLY STONE

Bay Area music legend and fashion icon Sly Stone — doesn’t get much funkier than this.


MARCH 9: Singer Sly Stone of the psychedelic soul group ‘Sly And The Family Stone’ walks down the street with a woman on March 9, 1969. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

James Brown

WASHINGTON, DC - FILE: James Brown at the Washington Hilton, circa January 1980. (Photo by Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post) James Brown at the Washington Hilton, circa January 1980. (Photo by Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post)

Happy Birthday to what would have been his 83rd to the Godfather of Soul and ambassador of Funk, style icon and music legend James Brown. He passed almost 10 years ago but his legacy will live on forever in the minds of funk & soul lovers worldwide. RIP JB.