Music for Monday, Funky Tonight by the John Butler Trio.

They call him “The Million Dollar Hippie.John Butler is a great man with a message.

He was discovered while busking in Fremantle, Western Australia, and is well known for his political beliefs and environmental convictions. The John Butler Trio are the only band I have ever seen in both Australia and the US, three times total. They are phenomenal live; it’s hard to believe such sound can be created by three men with such velocity. They are completely in sync, yet each one manages to shine separately. A true pleasure to watch and experience.

The JBT’s unique style ranges from alternative to blue grass, reggae to jam band. I chose this song because I love how rich and varied it is. The video is a cute concept.

Enjoy.

Further Reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Butler_%28musician%29

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