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…

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.1 . One Nation Under A Groove (Part 1) (D.C., 1979) 2 . One Nation Under A Groove (Part 2) (D.C., 1979) 3 . One Nation Under A Groove, Part 1 4 . One Nation Under A Groove, Part 2 5 . Cholly (Funk Gettin' Ready To Roll) (w/ Garry Shider ) 6 . One Nation Under A Groove (Docu, 2005) Track…

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…

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) -…

This week In Soul Artists 03/52

Etta James, Wilson Pickett, Parliament Funkadelic, Jackie Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Whitney Houston, Incognito, Erykah Badu & The Roots, Temptations, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sade

Gordy publish The Temptations’ album : ‘A Song for You’ featuring ‘Happy People’ and ‘Shakey Ground’ (1975)

The Temptations' 'A Song for You' is an album featuring then-lead singer Dennis Edwards on the title track and released on January 16, 1975 by Gordy. 1 . Glasshouse 2 . Shakey Ground 3 . Shakey Ground 4 . A Song For You 5 . A Song For You 6 . A Song For You 7 . Firefly Track Listing : 1.Happy People (Don Baldwin, Jeffrey Bowen, Lionel Richie) - 03:38 . 2.Glasshouse (Charlemagne) - 03:54 .…

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.1 . The Name Is Bootsy Baby (1998) 2 . Ah The Name Is Bootsy Baby / Disco To Go 3 . Pinocchio's Theory 4 . What's A Telephone Bill (The Key Club, Hollywood) 5 . We Want Bootsy... (Paris, 2011) Track Listing : 1.Ahh...The…

Death Row publish Dr. Dre’ s debut album : ‘The Chronic’ featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is his debut studio album featuring Snoop Dogg and released on December 15, 1992 by Death Row / Interscope 1 . Nuthin' But A G Thang (w/ Snoop Dogg ) 2 . Let Me Ride (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.The Chronic (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Colin Wolfe) - 01:57 . . 2.Fuck Wit Dre Day (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Colin Wolfe) - 04:52 . . 3.Let Me Ride.Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg) -…

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.1 . Give Up The Funk 2 . Give Up The Funk (Mothership Connection, Houston, 1976) 3 . Sick Nasty Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication 4 . Give Up The Funk 5 . Give Up The Funk (Rockefeller Park, NYC, 7/12/12) 6 . One Nation Under A…

P-Funk All-Stars release their debut album : ‘Urban Dancefloor Guerillas’ (1983)

P-Funk All-Stars 'Urban Dancefloor Guerillas' is their debut album featuring George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins and various members of Parliament and Funkadelic and released in 1983 By Uncle Jam/Cbs.1 . Generator Pop (1984) 2 . Pumpin' It Up (w/ George Clinton, 1984) Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne…

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.1 . Bop Gun (Houston, 1978) 2 . Bop Gun ("Endangered Species") 3 . Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (Bernie Worrell Orchestra) 4 . Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (On Stage) 5 . Funkentelechy (Houston 1978) 6 . Funkintelecky 7 . Funkentelechy…

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.1 . Mr. Wiggles (Live, 1979) 2 . Mr Wiggles 3 . Rumpofsteelskin / Much Thrust (w/ Bernie Worrell ) 4 . Aqua Boogie (D.C., 1979) 5 . Aqua Boogie (w/ George Clinton + P Funk Allstars, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2014/07/27) 6 . Motor Booty Tour, 1979 7 .…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.1 . Wicked 2 . It Was A Good Day 3 . Check Yo Self Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was…

2Pac releases his debut album : ‘2Pacalypse Now’ (1991)

2Pac's '2Pacalypse Now' is his debut studio album released on November 12, 1991, by Interscope / EastWest Records1 . Trapped 2 . If My Homie Calls (Official Video) 3 . If My Homie Calls (Live) 4 . Brenda's Got A Baby Track Listing : 1.Young Black Male (2Pac) - 02:35 . . 2.Trapped (2Pac) - 04:44 . . 3.Soulja'S Story (2Pac) - 05:05 . . 4.I Don'T Give A Fuck (2Pac) - 04:20 . 5.Violent (2Pac) -…

This week In Soul Artists 45/52

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic , The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest

Happy Birthday Bootsy Collins. ‘Bootsylicious’

This day (October 26, 1951), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Bootsy Collins, an American funk bassist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . The Power of The One (2020) 2 . w/ The Rubber Band – Bootsy Play-Cation (2019) 3 . w/ Kali Uchis – Worth My While (2018) 4 . Body Slam (2014) 5 . I’d Rather be with you (2011) 6 . w/ Snoop Dogg, George Clinton – Medley (2005) 7 . Stretchin’Out 8 . w/ P-Funk All Stars –…

Ornette Coleman starts the recording of ‘Science Fiction,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Ornette Coleman's 'Science Fiction' is an album Recorded on September 9, 10 & October 13, 1971 and released in 1972 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.What Reason Could I Give? (Ornette Coleman) - 03:06 . 2.Civilization Day (Ornette Coleman) - 06:04 . 3.Street Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:50 . 4.Science Fiction (Ornette Coleman) - 05:03 . 5.Rock The Clock (Ornette Coleman) - 03:16 . 6.All My Life…

This week In Soul Artists 36/52

Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Gaynor, Rufus, Funkadelic, Salt-N-Pepa & En Vogue, Destiny's Child, Earth, Wind & Fire, Macy Gray, The Jackson 5, Kool and The Gang

Tommy Boy release ‘Naughty by Nature,’ their eponymous second album featuring ‘O.P.P.’ (1991)

'Naughty by Nature' feat."O.P.P." is their eponymous second album released on September 3, 1991 by Tommy Boy Records. 1 . O.P.P. ("The Queen Latifah Show") 2 . Guard Your Grill Tah G Ali Respect (20th, Anniversary Show) Track Listing : 1.Yoke The Joker (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By Nature) - . . 2.Wickedest Man Alive (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.1 . Shake Your Rump (Amsterdam) 2 . Egg Man 3 . High Plains Drifter (Japan Space Shower, 1995) 4 . POSSE IN EFFECT & HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (Live, 98) 5 . Sounds of Science (Japan Space Shower, 1994) 6 . Sounds Of Science (Kawasaki, 1996) 7 . Hey Ladies 8 . Interview + Looking down the barrel of a…

Jive publish ‘Homebase’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith a.k.a. The Fresh Prince (1991)

'Homebase' by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince is their fourth studio album released on July 23, 1991 by Jive/RCA .1 . Summertime 2 . The Things That U Do 3 . Ring My Bell Track Listing : 1.I'M All That (Rick James, Will Smith, Jeff Townes) - 03:44 . . 2.Summertime (Robert "Kool" Bell, George "Funky" Brown, Robert "Spike" Mickens, Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Claydes Smith, Alton…

Happy Birthday George Clinton. ‘Clinton President (Of Parliament)’

This day (July 22, 1941), in Kannapolis, North Carolina, is born George Clinton, an American singer, songwriter, inventor of P-Funk and bandleader for Parliament and Funkadelic.Tracklist : 1 . w/ P-Funk - Maggot Brain (2020) 2 . w/ Scarface, Mudbone - I'm Gon Make U Sick O'Me (2018) 3 . Up For The Downstroke (2016) 4 . Give Up The Funk Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (2015) 5 . w/ Parliament /…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 28/52

Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Tomatito, Sonny Landreth, Ronny Jordan, Larry Carlton, Robben Ford, Micheal Hampton, Joe Satriani, Marc Ribot, John Scofield, Lee Ritenour, Frank Zappa, Steve Vai

4th & B’way Records publish Eric B. & Rakim’s debut album : ‘Paid In Full’ (1987)

Eric B. & Rakim's 'Paid in Full' is their debut album released on July 7, 1987 by 4th & B'way Records. 1 . I Ain't No Joke 2 . My Melody (Dirty Music Video) 3 . I Know You Got Soul (Soul Train, 1987) 4 . Move The Crowd 5 . Paid In Full 6 . As The Rhyme Goes On (Music Video) Track Listing : 1.I Ain'T No Joke (Eric B. & Rakim) - 03:54 . . 2.Eric B. Is On The Cut (Eric B. & Rakim) -…

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

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 -…

LL Cool J releases ‘Walking with a Panther,’ his third album featuring ‘I’m That Type of Guy’ (1989)

L L Cool J's 'Walking with a Panther' is his third studio album co-produced mostly by L.L. Cool J and Dwayne Simon and released June 13, 1989, on Def Jam Recordings.1 . Smokin Dopin 2 . I'm That Type Of Guy 3 . Going Back To Cali (Official Video) 4 . Big Ole Butt 5 . One Shot At Love 6 . Jingling Baby 7 . Jingling Baby (Extended Version) Track Listing : 1.Droppin' Em (Dwayne Simon, J.T. Smith) -…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Perfect Machine,’ an album co-produced with Bill Laswell (1988)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Perfect Machine' is his thirty-seventh (and the last with the Rockit Band) album co-produced with Bill Laswell and released in May 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Perfect Machine (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, Nicky Skopelitis) - 06:35 . 2.Obsession (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell, William Bootsy Collins, Garry Bonner) - 05:20 . 3.Vibe Alive (Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell,…