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Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (2010)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Norwood Fisher ...
Himself
Angelo Moore ...
Himself
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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Mike Watt: I've seen them do every style, in the same song!
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This is a must see for fans of the band.
16 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a must see for fans of the band. I found out a lot about things that went on with the band I hadn't heard about previously. Very insightful into the the music industry and how fickle it can be. This film touches on everything from personal infighting to race relations in America during the late 70's and 80's. Why does one band make it big while others are left by the roadside or still struggling after 30 years? This film won't exactly answer that, as there's so many factors that contribute, but it does explore many of the facets of one of the hardest working bands of the last 30 years. Go see it if it's playing near you. Bring a friend or three, even if they aren't fans, they may become one after.


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