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Graham Central Station

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Larry Graham: Platform For Station

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 11 January 1975

OAKLAND: Few people can ever have listened to a Sly Stone record without experiencing a gut feeling as the bass guitar runs through its paces, ...

California Soul Hits The Big Apple

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 6 April 1976

A special report by David Nathan on the on-stage and behind-the-scenes activities at Warner Brothers' special "California Soul" series of concerts during end of February ...

Graham Central Station: The Graham Standing at Platform 3 Will Call At All Stations

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 20 April 1976

"Constant change is the key these days," says Larry Graham of Graham Central Station. Having recently made inroads into the 'crossover' market, they're now striving ...

Graham Central Station: Undiscovered Pioneers

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 11 October 1977

David Nathan talks to a true innovator, Mr. Larry Graham ...

"By Graham Central station I got up and got funky"

Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Record Mirror, 25 January 1975

YOU HAVE to admit it, Graham Central Station are just about the meanest, toughest, tightest funk outfit in the whole wide world. ...

Larry Graham Has Left the Shadow of the Family Behind

Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 January 1974

SOME PEOPLE might call Larry Graham cocky. The 27-year-old soul musician seethes with talent and finally has the means to unleash it. No doubt he ...

Graham Central Station: Platform Two

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 4 February 1975

THE WARNER Brothers Music Show concert package that is currently touring Europe marks the arrival of the six-piece Californian band, Graham Central Station's at platform ...

Introducing Graham Central Station

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 19 November 1974

Leader Larry Graham, bass player with Sly's original Family Stone, outlines the formation and progress of this happening group. ...

Graham Central Station: Mirror

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 24 July 1976

IT’S NOT every pop lyric writer who can slot in R.I. advice like "Then you should open it up to Matthew 24" and "Look in ...

Larry Graham: With Sly as a friend you don' need enemies

Interview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 8 February 1975


Graham Central Station: Ain't No 'Bout-a-Doubt It (Warner Bros. BS 2876)

Review by Tom Vickers, Rolling Stone, 6 November 1975

LARRY GRAHAM and company create infectious, commercial funk that may grab but doesn't hold. Graham is a competent bass player and singer but lacks depth ...

Graham Central Station: Release Yourself (Warner Bros. K 56062). ****

Review by Tony Cummings, Black Music, December 1974

AN ANOMALY: a funky band which is difficult, often impossible, to dance to. The extraordinary spiralling rhythms produced by the Arps, synthesizers and funk-boxes of ...

Graham Central Station, the Detroit Spinners, Ashford & Simpson: Academy of Music, New York NY

Live Review by Vernon Gibbs, New Musical Express, 13 April 1974

Central Station soul special ...

Ohio Players, Graham Central Station, Funkadelic: Radio City Music Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Vernon Gibbs, The Village Voice, 24 February 1975

Progressive Soul: Where Were You? ...

Isley Brothers, Graham Central Station: Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Vicki Wickham, Melody Maker, 7 December 1974

NEW YORK: Graham Central Station kicked off the show at the Felt Forum last Sunday with their brand of Sly funk They aren't really like ...

Ohio Players, Graham Centra! Station, Parliament-Funkadelic: Radio City Music Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Wayne Robins, Rolling Stone, 27 March 1975

ONLY TWO weeks after Sly Stone scaled his decline by falling on his face at Radio City Music Hall, two of his most popular heirs ...

see also Larry Graham


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