The Deacon's Playlist

Thursday, 16th July 2009

spotifyNowell "The Deacon" Haskins is a second generation musician with his feet planted firmly in funk and Soul legacy of his family.The son of Fuzzy Haskins (a founding member of The Parliaments and member of amongst others Funkadelic, P-Funk and Funkadelic) Nowell has grown up in a rich musical vein, bringing an urgent and soulful influence to the Duke & The King. Prior to joining the band, Nowell was a member of both Funk-Kin and the P-Funk All-Stars.We asked The Deacon to pick his playlist for us and he gladly obliged, delivering a mix tape to take in Sam Cooke, Parliament and Stevie Wonder.You can listen to the playlist on Spotify by clicking here.The Deacon is out on tour with The Duke & The King in the USA in August then back to the UK & Europe in the Autumn.mixtape