Listen: Funk Brothers get a Hollywood Star

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In this photo from 2002, Funk Brothers (l-r): Bob Babbit, Joe Hunter, Joe Messina, Uriel Jones, Jack Ashford and Eddie "Chank" Willis, set their hands in wet cement, Hollywood's Rockwalk, Los Angeles. Motown Record's back up band received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 21, 2013. (Photo AP)

In this photo from 2002, Funk Brothers (l-r): Bob Babbit, Joe Hunter, Joe Messina, Uriel Jones, Jack Ashford and Eddie “Chank” Willis, set their hands in wet cement, Hollywood’s Rockwalk, Los Angeles. Motown Record’s back up band received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 21, 2013. (Photo AP)

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The greatest band that you might not know is being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ray Parker Jr. was part of the effort that made it possible for the band that played on dozens of Motown’s greatest hits to be recognized with the Star on Hollywood Boulevard.  Parker Jr.  joined Phil Hulett and Lisa Osborn on LA’s Morning News to talk about the legacy of the The Funk Brothers.


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