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Five-string Freestyle: Fishbone's Norwood Fisher

Alan di Perna, Musician, September 1993

AS A KID in the '70s, John Norwood Fisher listened intently to Funkadelic's Billy Bass and Aston "Family Man" Barrett from Bob Marley's band. Rather than getting caught up in the surface differences between funk and reggae, young Norwood keyed in on the similarities between what the two bassists were doing.

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