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Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (2010)

 -  Documentary | Music  -  June 2010 (USA)
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A career retrospective of Fishbone, an all African-American rock band from Los Angeles who created a high energy blend of funk, metal, ska, and punk and experienced a career as chaotic and unique as the music they created.

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Norwood Fisher ...
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Angelo Moore ...
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Chris Dowd ...
Himself
Walter A. Kibby II ...
Himself (as 'Dirty' Walt Kibby II)
Kendall Jones ...
Himself
Phillip Fisher ...
Himself (as Phillip 'Fish' Fisher)
John Bigham ...
Himself
Tracey Singleton ...
Himself (as Tracey 'Spacey T' Singleton)
Rocky George ...
Himself
DeAndre Gipson ...
Himself (as Dre Gipson)
John McKnight ...
Himself
John Steward ...
Himself
Curtis L. Storey Jr. ...
Himself (as Curtis Storey)
André 'PaDre' Holmes ...
Himself (as PaDre Holmes)
Elaine Fisher ...
Herself - Norwood and Fish's Mother (as Elaine 'Mama Fish' Fisher)
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From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan's America, Fishbone rose and became one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and the political order of the music industry and of the nation. EVERYDAY SUNSHINE is about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one. Written by Pale Griot Film

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The story of California's legendary Black punk sons still funking on the one.

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25 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've loved Fishbone for a very long time, but I did not expect this film to be so good. I could see viewers who aren't even fans get caught up in this story. There is excitement, drama, humor, tragedy, conflict.... you name it. The famous musicians (who were not part of the band) that are interviewed have interesting perspectives and give the film an extra layer of credibility. The filmmakers were able to pull together some amazing live footage of the band in their heyday. They have really crafted this band's story into an amazing narrative. The members of Fishbone really put their soul into that band, and they pour their hearts out on camera.

Do yourself a favor and go see this film!


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