Tower of Power: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

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Parzival : This is awesome but I should be working. EDIT: Woah Thanks so much for the likes guys, it made me come back and listen again.

Mount Swervemore : My mans in the back is taking that bass for a walk deep into the pocket. Rhythm section is on!

Nick Latham : Awesome band but the singer is so good that I actually laughed at some of the crazy runs! Not in a bad way at all, it’s just like my brain didn’t know what to do with the information it was being given hahahaha!!

kenneth lambert : shout to the audio engineers in capturing this sound so well!!!

Amanda Feliciano : All i can think is u would never know these old guys are such a bunch of badasses if u saw them around a table at a Denny's lmfaooo

Omri Keren : who knew old white men were the best back vocals huh

Ajala Omodele : Tower of Power? On Tiny Desk? Doing "So Very Hard to Go"? *sheeeeeeiiiiiiiiiiiiiittttttt*

drumtwo4seven : Ya man that singer is INSANE for sure but you know what? So is the whole fkn band! I seriously can not believe how awesome that was. THANK YOU FOR SHARING THIS!!!! THANK YOU!

Abdullah H : Kevin Hart can really sing!

Green Jetstream : how can this get any dislikes?? this is just the purest soul i've ever heard!

Caramel Drop : Tiny Desk Concerts are an excellent medium for exploring new genres. I’ve been stuck exclusively in hip hop/rap for far too long, and this helps me expand my curiosity. Keep it going, NPR!

Ruben Campos : co-worker asked me why i'm crying? i told them, because i'm happy that i can hear music, i can hear life! People be happy for the all of it, good, bad, small, or big, ALL of it means we made it here, and some day we'll make it out. So my fellow human, just enjoy the ride when possible, and accept the bumps along the way. Thanks NPR you hit my heart yet again.

TheNamesDitto : So this is aging gracefully....

Jonathan Smith : Kudos to the crew who engineered and wired up the sound. Wish more studio albums were recorded live with musicians playing off each other's energy in close quarters. So good!

Marin Varenina : Set List: "On the Soul Side of Town" (0:00) - album: "Soul Side of Town" (2018) "So Very Hard to Go" (5:14) - album "Tower of Power" (1973) "What Is Hip?" (9:37) - album "Tower of Power" (1973) "Super Bad/Soul Power" (J. Brown) medley (13:26)

Gary Lawrence : 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥Somebody call the fire department😋

lllllllllllllllll127 : Now that's how to play bass guitar! Damn he's funky!

Pim van de Noort : Not only this band but these holy producers/ engineers frikkin surpass themselfs every damn time

Matthew Donnelly : NPR should list the musicians! Roger and Tommy killed it on What Is Hip. Marcus has such a presence too, what a talent. Sad Rocco wasn't in here but the bassist was killing too.

Tyson Tauri : NPR for the win! D'Angelo can't be too far away....

dexxhunt : CALI LEGENDS STAND UP 🙏🏾🙏🏾 Npr you did it again.Give Thanx from the bottom of my heart.These cats are cookin like culinary arts fam...Bless up/Peace

wakajumba : and THAT, Ladies & Gentlemen, is how IT is done!

A I R T I M E : Is this the tightest tiny desk yet?

Dirk Jongen : NPR Really brings in Everyone! Thank you so much 😊

Pow Wah : Much LOVE to The lead vocalist Markus Scott he is an AWESOME Talent !!!World get ready 4 greatness.

Wes Sparkmon : Thank you audio engineer for turning Doc up even louder so us Bari Sax players can appreciate the brilliance of the GOAT

wokex : This is just crazy good music and entertaining. The feeling that singer delivers... Thank you for this!

adventuresinbelieving : Damn fine, as always. Honor to all ToP players and singers over the years, especially Lenny. Marcus - you got the right pipes for this gig bro!

Arthur Azoubel : I can't help thinking that putting Marcus on a higher level was not only due to lack of space, but actually for recording purposes, and that was f* brilliant and well thought. All these loud metal instruments closer to the singer's mic would definitely take over and muddy the vocal track for sure

Alexander K : Righteous! I dig the variety NPR offers... NPR should put together a music festival with a crazy diverse line up.

camren raymond : Being a long time Tower of Power fan I always find it a little strange that East Bay Grease isn't talked about that often. It has been in my album rotation list for 20+ years and I tell anyone who will listen to pick it up. Love these guys, they are such a breath of fresh air and all of their songs sound like fresh picked fruit.

YT Jam Tracks : Holy smokes

stryk187 : Holy moly. Wow, this blew me away. Exceptionally talented musicians that come together *very* nicely

CJ P : TOWER OF POWER ARE LEGENDARY in OAKLAND CALIFORNIA !!! REPRESENT !!!! YEE

kcwizard72 : This Tiny Desk is the envy of the music world!! What a treasured space it is!! Thank you, NPR!! You NEVER disappoint!!

Kelvin Gilley : Shame on me for watching Tiny Desk at work...(again)... when all I can do is stand outside my patrol car, nod my head, and pat my foot...smh... Thanx again, NPR and TD!

Andrew Purvis : Incredible stuff.... Can you bless us with a Tenacious D Tiny Desk Concert

marchingforever : The tightness of this band, especially the horn line is giving me an eargasm! 😍

tyler hagen : Bass players a baaaaad man

drumtwo4seven : OMG I WOULD GIVE THAT 10 THUMBS UP IF I COULD... 20 NO 30 THUMBS UP 300 THUMBS UP RIGHT HERE 3000 THUMBS UP David Garibaldi layin it down. That entire band layin it down. What a great video one of the best ever. THE BEST OF THE BEST THAT IS HOW ITS DONE THAT BAND (THIS BAND TOP) IS AMAZING ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. GROOVE FEEL POCKET INTONATION 3000 X 10 raised 10th power thumbs ups All day thumbs UP ☝

Terry Manning : These guys sound amazing. Emilio was having TOO much fun!

Josh Mosby : 12 people are Devoid of Funk

Jody wms : This performance gave me goose bumps damn it

Quack : Please bring in the Rex Orange County please!

FRND : Tower of Power forever

Kurrents : I get a strong Stevie Wonder vibe from this guy! 2 thumbs up

timothyrixner : David Garibaldi still sounds amazingly crisp and funky even with quiet rods. This is amazing. Thank you!

debmart59 : SOUL LEGEND 🐐

Steve Hilliard : Saw Tower of Power & Cold Blood with Lydia Pence many times in the 70's. Loved this tiny desk @ 4:00 AM!!!

Justin Figueroa : 35 haters out there clearly must have had their sound on mute when listening to this...