|Genres:||Funk R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||funk soul psychedelic p-funk rock|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Artist Compilations:||Clinton / Parliament / Funkadelic|
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George Clinton (22 July 1940, Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA), established this inventive, experimental group out of the 1969 line-up of his doo-wop vocal outfit the Parliaments - Raymond Davis (b. 29 March 1940, Sumter, South Carolina, USA, d. 5 July 2005, New Brunswick, USA), Grady Thomas (b. 5 January 1941, Newark, New Jersey, USA), Calvin Simon (b. 22 May 1942, Beckley, West Virginia, USA), Clarence Fuzzy Haskins (b. 8 June 1941, Elkhorn, West Virginia, USA), plus the backing group; Bernard Worrell (b. 19 April 1944, Long Beach, New Jersey, USA; keyboards), Billy Bass Nelson (b. William Nelson Jnr., 28 January 1951, Plainfield, New Jersey, USA; bass), Eddie Hazel (b. 10 April 1950, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 23 December 1992; lead guitar), Lucius Tawl Ross (b. 5 October 1948, Wagram, North Carolina, USA; rhythm guitar) and Ramon Tiki Fulwood (b. 23 May 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 29...