TIR 158: How Rock Amazon Starr Cullars Earned Her Funk Stripes With Prince, P-Funk

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Brought to you by FUNKNSTUFF.NET and hosted by Scott “DR GX” Goldfine — musicologist and author of “Everything Is on THE ONE: The First Guide of Funk” ― “TRUTH IN RHYTHM” is the interview show that gets DEEP into the pocket with contemporary music’s foremost masters of the groove.

Featured in TIR Episode 158 (2 parts): Hard-rocking and funking bassist-singer-composer Starr Cullars. She has released three albums, been associated with Parliament-Funkadelic and Prince, and a few years back was a standout on VH1’s “Rock Camp” show.

Her band, the Starr Cullars Crew, has opened for top acts like the P-Funk All-Stars, Living Colour, Bernie Worrell, Maceo Parker and Bad Brains. Cullars’ latest album is the powerful 10-track set, Living Galaxy.

Cullars’ colorful story of tracking down Prince at Paisley Park in 1988 to give him her demo tape is not to be missed, along with her inspiring account of being a musical talent who defies traditional perceptions. She also goes deep into the P-Funk organization.

RECORDED JULY 2020

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