In my younger days, I saw MOTHER’S FINEST live twice. There was a club here in town that they frequently played on their way up. But since the club scene wasn’t my thing, I had to go all the way to Charlotte at an outdoor venue to catch them the first time. They, along with BLACK OAK ARKANSAS, were opening for the headliners, FOREIGNER and then TED NUGENT. Great show. My second time was in Greensboro as they opened for BLACKFOOT and AC/DC. Another good show.

The band was a mix of black and white musicians and their music was a rock/funk mix that I like.”

Here’s a couple of clips that illustrate that point. The first might be offensive to some, but as Chris Rock says, “We can use the N word because…”

and I believe this was their biggest hit: