Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Funk Brothers Get Their Star!

Renowned Motown musicians, The Funk Brothers, were honored on March 21, 2013 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Accepting the star were the surviving Funk Brothers Jack Ashford and Eddie Willis. “We are happy to honor The Funk Brothers on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!” stated Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Leron Gubler. “Many of us grew up with their amazing hit songs which they performed with some of the biggest stars of Motown!”
Gubler and guest speakers Stevie Wonder, Ray Parker Jr. and Mickey Stevenson helped The Funk Brothers unveil the 2,493rd Star in the Category of Recording at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard across from the Live Nation Building.
A video of the entire presentation is available at:http://www.walkoffame.com/the-funk-brothers

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