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chicken out of

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a state of nervous depression

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United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term 'vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)

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an earthy type of jazz combining it with blues and soul

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draw back, as with fear or pain

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This exciting duo of Merseyside's musical gurus invite visitors to 'get down' to the best soul and funk music ever created and share some of their own memories in an exclusive 'in conversation' event, From Freetown to Motown.
A focus on funk music and musicians continues with the section titled "Inside the Funk Shop: Writings on the Funk Band Era.
They combine the "improvisation of jazz with electronica, live loops and the dance rhythms of world, trance and funk music," a bio says.
Entertainment will be provided by a live jazz band and a DJ who will play jazz and funk music throughout the night.
As "Chris the French Kiss," he began work in the trade as a hip-hop and funk music specialist.
He invented funk music, was a massive influence on hip-hop and, as those of us who saw him in Wolverhampton last year will testify, he could still cut a dash on the dance floor beyond the age of 70.
Funk music and its infectious style remains a popular part of the music we listen to today.
The history of funk music is rooted deep in Afro-American culture.
P-Funk: The wacky funk music invented by George Clinton and Parliament which inspired rappers, dance artists and rock bands such as the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
For four years he had no control over his career, the songs he sang in Hear'Say, Now he's determined to carve his own niche by making 'feelgood' funk music.
Bringing to the forefront the raw vocals that would become the backbone of 1970s funk music, The Last Poets united street poetry and radical politics with sparse instrumentation and tribal beats.
That's when he decided to produce a large-scale festival, featuring funk music.
It's trance music, funk music, sophisticated soul, klepto-klezmer, situation-comedy bop, and tribal religious music of some yet-to-be-formed tribe.
The black band would do soul, funk music, and the white band would do country-and-western music.
The Right On Band has a huge following for it Motown, Disco and Funk music and its flamboyant 70s style costumes, having performed for the presidential inauguration of President Barack Obama.