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Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone


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Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone charts the turbulent history of the pioneering all-Black rock band Fishbone. Formed in 1979 in South Central Los Angeles, Fishbone landed a major label record deal soon after graduating high school. However, after this early success, the band struggled for acceptance in a racially stratified music industry, while their unabashedly hybrid style has kept them proudly out of fashion for over three decades.

Through frank interviews with the band, including eccentric co-founders Angelo Moore and Norwood Fisher, the film reveals the creative alchemy, the clash of egos, and the enduring friendships behind Fishbone's storied career. Narrated by Laurence Fishburne.

[Original air date: Sun, Feb 19, 2012]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



Filmmaker Profiles:

Lev Anderson

Read more about Lev Anderson, co-director of Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone.

Chris Metzler

Read more about Chris Metzler, filmmaker of Leonard and the Mountain, Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea, and Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone.

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