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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 ...
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Walter A. Kibby II ...
Himself (as 'Dirty' Walt Kibby II)
Kendall Jones ...
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Phillip Fisher ...
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John Bigham ...
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Tracey Singleton ...
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Rocky George ...
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DeAndre Gipson ...
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John McKnight ...
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John Steward ...
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Curtis L. Storey Jr. ...
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André 'PaDre' Holmes ...
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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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18 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yo, I just saw this documentary regarding Fishbone and it is a must see for anyone whoever bought an album or saw them live. As big a fan as I've been the last 20 years I have to admit the access and interviews they granted really shed a light on their thoughts, impact on the industry, struggles that continue till this day. It was really interesting and while I was pumped and thumping to the beats as they spoke I found it sad this band never really got its rewards financially or the acclaim they deserve. Angelo is a musical maniac genius who will be misunderstood forever and that's the way it goes....by the way, they should be a lock for the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame!!!!!!!!!!!!! Their influence on so many bands aside from their ground breaking music on its own makes them worthy.


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