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The Jam! Happy 65th Birthday, Larry Graham

65 years ago today, Larry Graham, Jr. was born in Beaumont, Texas. From Sly & the Family Stone to Graham Central Station, and a whole lot of other projects, he’s credited with the invention of slap bass.

Or as Larry calls it, “Thumpin’ and Pluckin’.”

Larry is still bringing it… Here’s a clip of Graham Central Station performing “The Jam” just last month.