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.


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

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 It (George Clinton, Billy Bass Nelson, Garry Shider) – 03:50 . 4.You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks (George Clinton, Judie Jones, Bernie Worrell) – 03:36 . 1.Super Stupid (George Clinton, Eddie Hazel, Billy Bass Nelson, Tawl Ross) – 03:57 . 2.Back In Our Minds (Fuzzy Haskins) – 02:38 . 3.Wars Of Armageddon (George Clinton, Tiki Fulwood, Tawl Ross, Bernie Worrell) – 09:42

Musicians : George Clinton – Vocals . Fuzzy Haskins – Vocals . Calvin Simon – Vocals . Grady Thomas – Vocals . Ray Davis – Vocals . Garry Shider – Vocals . Eddie Hazel – Lead Guitar, Vocals . Tawl Ross – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Bernie Worrell – Keyboards, Vocals . Billy Bass Nelson – Bass, Vocals . Tiki Fulwood – Drums . Parliament – Band . Funkadelic – Band

Production : Produced By George Clinton

Recorded 1970–1971.

Released On July 12, 1971 By Westbound.

(Source Funkadelic‘s ‘Maggot Brain’ | George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic official website)


And then they got serious: Maggot Brain, released in the July of the same year, is the peak of the Funkadelic experience. The songs jam harder, the way out stuff is way fucking out there. […]
After all, any album that is defined by the label of “funk”, traditionally an upbeat style of music really should not start with a 10 minute guitar solo owing more to the blues than anything else. […]

Rolling Stone
Maggot Brain begins with a few echoed introductory lines: “… I have tasted the maggots in the mind of the universe. I was not offended; for I knew I had to rise above it all or drown in my own shit.” Don’t look now, bro’ but it’s up around your knees. […]


Funkadelic‘s ‘Maggot Brain’


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