Always happy to tell it like it is, the funky Fishbone low ender popped by to answer our 10 Questions.
As co-founder of the heavy-hitting rock institution Fishbone, John Norwood Fisher is one bad mother funker who has been breaking down barriers and innovating the sound waves of funk, punk, soul, metal, reggae, and ska music since 1979. Fishbone’s seven full-length albums and slew of live records and EPs have steered the course of alternative music for over three decades, and a lot of that can be attributed to the funky and percussive slapping and finger work that has become Norwood’s trademark. Lately he’s been touring heavily with Fishbone and has taken on the role of music educator to help pass the torch to the next generation of 4-string groovers. Always happy to tell it like it is, Norwood popped by to answer our 10 Questions. 1. What was the first concert you ever attended? The Ohio Players and Graham Central Station at The Shrine Auditorium. Second to the last row, even! Watching Larry Graham playing that night made up my mind that I was meant to play bass. 2. What’s t