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The Best Bass Line: A Tribute to Bernie Worrell

Photo By Manfred Werner / Tsui (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

I played air bass in high school. Not in the… 910 more words

Bands

Parliament - Ride On

Fervent Funk from the parliament/fFunkadelic collective; taken from their 1975 album ‘Chocolate City’.

1975

Dr. Funkenstein says it’s time to pay for all that funk

 Do not attempt to adjust your radio, there is nothing wrong. On Thursday, May 5, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will take control of your funky mind and return it to you as soon as you are grooving. 1,010 more words

Entertainment

"Come on out for a special brunch with George Clinton."

In an attempt to cure some of my annual missing Jazz Fest seasonal affective disorder, I tuned in to New Orleans radio station WWOZ online. It only made things worse. 63 more words

2016

Prince-A Tribute To The Purple Master

By Devon “Doc” Wendell

I’m sitting here at my filthy desk staring at my most cherished electric guitars and basses, wondering how Prince could be dead. 883 more words

Parliament - Mothership Connection

Joyous P-Funk from George Clinton’s OTT collective. This is the title track from the wonderful ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975); possibly their greatest album. “Let me put on my sunglasses so I can see what I’m doing”.

Classic

Parliament - Bop Gun (Endangered Species)

Masterful P-Funk here from the almighty Parliament; imitated and sampled by lesser individuals, but never bettered. The righteous joy this song produces is undeniable as George Clinton and co shoot you with their bop gun. 8 more words

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