We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard ‘Bernie’ Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic – Keyboard Solo (2004) . On Earth Trailer . The Bernie Worrell Orchestra – Star Child (2012) . w/ Pee Wee Ellis & Fred Wesley – Live @ Bear Creek (2010) . w/ Doug Wimbish – At Howlin’ Wolf (2008) . Funkadelic – Cosmic Slop (1973) . Parliament Funkadelic – Funky Woman (1971 ) .

TOP 10

Bernie Worrell Top 10 :

Bass On The Line . Up In The Hills . Dirty . Killer Mosquito . New Boss . Ok, You Can Leave Now . Celeste . Take Five . Watermelon Man . Take the ‘A’ Train .

MORE VIDEOS

[1980] The Talking Heads – that is David Byrne (voc,g), Jerry Harrison (g,kb,voc), Tina Weymouth (b,kb), Chris Frantz (d,voc) plus Adrian Belew (g,voc), Bernie Worrell (kb), Busta Cherry Jones (b), Steve Scales (perc) and Dollette McDonald (voc) – are at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 80 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1999] Bernie Worrell and the Woo Warriors will perform just before P Funk at Woodstock 99 West Stage in Rome, NY >> 25 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard ‘Bernie’ Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.

BernieWorrell.com – The Center of the WOOniverse : When the synthesizers came about, my having been brought up classically and knowing a full range of orchestra, tympanis and everything, I knew how it sounded and what it felt like. So, if I’m playing a horn arrangement on keyboard, or strings, it sounds like strings or horns, ’cause I know how to phrase it, how a string phrases, different attacks from the aperture for horns, trumpets, sax or trombones. – Bernie Worrell

The Bernie Worrell Orchestra : True funkateers know the history. From the fat Minimoog bass lines of Flash Light and One Nation Under A Groove to the percussive piano runs of Chocolate City and Give Up the Funk, Bernie Worrell is synonymous with the legacy of Parliament-Funkadelic; in fact, he’s one of the originators of the psychedelic funk sound,…

@last.fm : P Funk (referring to both bands) stopped touring in the early 1980s, and Worrell released several solo albums. Though he never officially joined Talking Heads, he was a de facto member of the group for most of the 80s, appearing on most of their albums and tours until they broke up in 1992.

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