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.Tracklist : 1 . George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Keyboard Solo (2004) 2 . The Bernie Worrell Orchestra - Star Child (2012) 3 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis & Fred Wesley -…

This week In Soul Artists 29/52

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors

Funkadelic release their third album : ‘Maggot Brain’ (1971)

Funkadelic's 'Maggot Brain' is their third (and the last that featured the original lineup) studio album released on July 12, 1971 by Westbound.1 . Maggot Brain (w/ Eddie Hazel & Mike Hampton) 2 . Maggot Brain (w/ Michael Hampton, Montreux) Track Listing : 1.Maggot Brain (Eddie Hazel, George Clinton) - 10:20 . 2.Can You Get To That (George Clinton, Ernie Harris) - 02:50 . 3.Hit It And Quit…

Sire release Talking Heads’s fifth album ‘Speaking in Tongues’ featuring ‘Burning Down the House’ (1983)

Talking Heads's 'Speaking in Tongues' feat. 'Burning Down the House' is their fifth studio album released on May 31, 1983 by Sire.1 . Burning Down the House (Official Video) 2 . Making Flippy Floppy (Stop Making Sense) 3 . Swamp 4 . Burning Down the House (Letterman '83) 5 . Burning Down the House (2002 Inductions) Track Listing : 1.Burning Down The House (David Byrne, Talking Heads) - 04:01 .…

Happy Birthday David Byrne. ‘Headmaster’

This day (May 14, 1952), in Dumbarton, Scotland, is born David Byrne, American singer-songwriter and guitanist, frontman of Talking HeadsDigest Tracklist : I Feel It In My Heart (w/ Talking Heads, The Kitchen ’76) . Psycho Killer (w/ Talking Heads, CBGB, 1975) . Don’t Worry About The Government (w/ Talking Heads) . With Dick Clark (w/ Talking Heads) . Warning Sign (w/ Talking Heads, Capitol…

Westbound publish Funkadelic’s ‘Standing on the Verge of Getting It On,’ their sixth album (1974)

Funkadelic's 'Standing on the Verge of Getting It On' is their sixth studio album produced by George Clinton and released on April 29, 1974 by Westbound.Track Listing : 1.Red Hot Mama (Bernie Worrell, George Clinton, Eddie Hazel) - 04:54 . 2.Alice In My Fantasies (George Clinton, Eddie Hazel) - 02:26 . 3.I’Ll Stay (George Clinton, Eddie Hazel) - 07:16 . 4.Sexy Ways (George Clinton, Eddie Hazel) -…

Westbound publish Funkadelic’s seventh album : ‘Let’s Take It to the Stage’ (1975)

Funkadelic's 'Let's Take It to the Stage' is their seventh album produced by George Clinton and released on April 21, 1975 by Westbound Records.Track Listing : 1.Good To Your Earhole (George Clinton, Grace Cook, Fuzzy Haskins) - 04:34 . 2.Better By The Pound (George Clinton, Grace Cook) (Released As A Single-Westbound 5014) - 02:43 . 3.Be My Beach (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) -…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Chocolate City,’ an album produced by George Clinton (1975)

Parliament's 'Chocolate City' is an album (tribute to Washington D.C.) released on April 8th, 1975 by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Chocolate City (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) - 05:37 . 2.Ride On (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) - 03:34 . 3.Together (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) - 04:07 . 4.Side Effects (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Ahneua…

Warner Bros. Records publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s third album : ‘Bootsy? Player of the Year’ (1978)

'Bootsy? Player of the Year' by Bootsy's Rubber Band is their third album led by Bootsy Collins and released on January 27, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Bootsy? (What'S The Name Of This Town) (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:59 . 2.May The Force Be With You (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper) - 06:02 . 3.Very Yes (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton,…

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album : ‘Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’ produced by George Clinton (1977)

Bootsy's Rubber Band's 'Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!' is an album produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins and released on January 14, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby (William Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:52 . 2.The Pinocchio Theory (William Collins, George Clinton) - 06:08 . 3.Rubber Duckie (William Collins, George Clinton,…

Sire publish David Byrne’s ‘The Catherine Wheel,’ a musical score commissioned by Twyla Tharp (1981)

David Byrne's 'The Catherine Wheel' is a musical score commissioned by Twyla Tharp for her dance project and released in December 1981 by Sire.Track Listing : 1.His Wife Refused (David Byrne) - 04:26 . 2.Two Soldiers (David Byrne, Brian Eno) (David Byrne) - 04:45 . 3.The Red House (David Byrne) - 03:17 . 4.My Big Hands (Fall Through The Cracks) (David Byrne) - 02:45 . 5.Big Business (David Byrne,…

Funkadelic release the album : ‘First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate’ (2014)

Funkadelic's 'First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate' is an album released on December 23, 2014, 33 years after their last official album, by The C Kunspyruhzy.Track Listing : 1.Baby Like Fonkin' It Up (George Clinton, Novena Carmel, Tracey Lewis, Tra'Zae Lewis-Clinton & Gilberto Fuentes) - 09:37 . 2.Get Low (George Clinton, Tairee Parks, Lashonda Clinton & Tracey Lewis) - 05:44 . 3.If I Didn'T…

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975)

Parliament's 'Mothership Connection' is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records.Track Listing : 1.P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) - 07:41 . 2.Mothership Connection (Star Child) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) - 06:13 . 3.Unfunky Ufo (George…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s album : ‘Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome’ (1977)

Parliament's 'Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome' is an album released on November 28, 1977 and featuring George Clinton, Garry Shider and Bernie Worrell by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Bop Gun (Endangered Species) (George Clinton, Garry Shider, Bootsy Collins) - 08:31 . 2.Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (Pay Attention - B3M) (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) - 10:04 . 3.Wizard Of…

Columbia publish Nas’ fourth album : ‘Nastradamus’ (1999)

Nas' 'Nastradamus' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1999 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.The Prediction (Nasir Jones, Richard Jackson, Jessica Care Moore) - 01:19 . 2.Life We Chose (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, Fred Wesley Jr.) - 04:08 . . 3.Nastradamus (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, James Brown) - 04:11 . . 4.Some Of Us Have Angels (Nasir Jones, Damon Blackmon) - 04:15 .…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring ‘Rumpofsteelskin’ and ‘Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)’ (1978)

Parliament's 'Motor Booty Affair' is an album featuring 'Rumpofsteelskin' and 'Aqua Boogie' and released on November 20th, 1978 by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Mr. Wiggles (George Clinton, Michael Hampton, Bernie Worrell) - 06:46 . 2.Rumpofsteelskin (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 05:37 . 3.(You'Re A Fish & I'M A) Water Sign (George Clinton, Richard "Kush" Griffith, Garry Shider, J.S.…

Capitol publish George Clinton’s debut solo album : ‘Computer Games’ (1982)

George Clinton's 'Computer Games' is his debut solo album, self produced and released by Capitol Records on November 5, 1982Track Listing : 1.Get Dressed (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 03:41 . 2.Man'S Best Friend/Loopzilla (George Clinton, Kenneth Gambrell, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 12:51 . 3.Pot Sharing Tots (George Clinton, Walter Morrison) - 03:45 . 4.Computer Games (George…

Talking Heads travel to New-Jersey (1980)

November 4, 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

Funkadelic release their tenth album : ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ (1978)

Funkadelic's 'One Nation Under a Groove' is their tenth studio album released in September 1978 by Warner Bros.Track listing : 1.One Nation Under a Groove (George Clinton, Walter Morrison, Garry Shider) - 07:29 . 2.Groovallegiance (George Clinton, Walter Morrison, Bernard Worrell) - 07:00 . 3.Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?! (George Clinton, Walter Morrison, Michael Hampton) - 06:18 .…

Bootsy Collins’ ‘World Wide Funk’

Bootsy Collins' 'World Wide Funk' is his twenty fourth studio album (his first in six years), featuring an impressive list of guests : Stanley Clarke, Buckethead, Bernie Worrell, Victor Wooten, Chuck D, Musiq Soulchild, etc. and released on October 27, 2017 by Mascot(Source Bootsy Collins' 'World Wide Funk' | Bootsy Collins | Funk Bassist, Singer, Songwriter, Funk Master)Bootsy Collins' 'World…