In Colorado, front-men “Freddie Love” Gowdy and “Henchi” Graves earned over three decades a reputation as an indefatigable, Boulder-based musical party act popular on the state’s college circuit. But the roots of Freddi and Henchi actually stretch back to the desert city of Phoenix. Arizona, in the mid-1960’s. It was there that group members first established their exciting stage presence through live shows at long-gone local nightclubs. And under the guidance of Hadley Murrell, they created their fun-loving recording identity as the good-humored Crown Princes of Funk.