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Happy Birthday Maceo Parker. ‘Pass The Year, Maceo’

This day ( February 14, 1943), in Kinston, North Carolina, is born Maceo Parker, an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist. Tracklist : @ Jazz San Javier (2019) . Make it Funky! (2018) . P-Funkin’ (2016) . Go Ahead / Uptown Up / Shake Everything You Got (2014) . Make it funky (2012) . Medley […]

Parliament record a live double album : ‘Live: P-Funk Earth Tour’…

Parliament’s ‘Live: P-Funk Earth Tour’ is a live double album recorded on January 19, 1977 at the Los Angeles Forum and January 21, 1977 at the Oakland Coliseum. Track Listing : 1.P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) – 06:13 . 2.Dr. Funkenstein’S Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication Medley (Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell, Glenn […]

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album :…

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 . […]

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership…

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) – […]

Polydor publish James Brown’s fortieth album : ‘The Payback’…

James Brown’s ‘The Payback’ is his fortieth studio (and only album to be certified gold) album released in December 1973. Track Listing : 1.The Payback (James Brown, Fred Wesley, John “Jabo” Starks) – 07:39 . 2.Doing The Best I Can (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Charles Bobbit) – 07:42 . 3.Take Some…Leave Some (James Brown, Fred […]

P-Funk All-Stars release their debut album : ‘Urban Dancefloor…

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. Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) – 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne Mcknight, George Clinton) – 04:23 . 3.One Of Those […]

Casablanca publish Parliament’s album : ‘Funkentelechy Vs. the…

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) – […]

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’…

James Brown’s ‘Get On the Good Foot’ feat. ‘Cold Sweat’ & ‘Please, Please, Please’ is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor. Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) – 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) – […]

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring…

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, […]

New Edition release their sixth album : ‘Home Again’ featuring…

New Edition’s ‘Home Again’ is the sixth studio album featuring Bobby Brown and released on September 10, 1996 by MCA Records. Track Listing : 1.Oh, Yeah, It Feels So Good (Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, James Brown, Fred Wesley, John Starks) – 06:02 . [Sampling : “The Payback” By James Brown] […]

Parliament with George Clinton and Bootsy Collins release ‘The Clones of…

Parliament’s ‘The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein’ is an album featuring George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and others and released on July 20, 1976 by Casablanca. Track Listing : 1.Prelude – 01:40 . 2.Gamin’ On Ya! (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell)- 03:02 . 3.Dr. Funkenstein (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell)- 05:46 . 4.Children Of Productions […]

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.

Headhunters Super Jam funks in New Orleans (2014)

May 2, 2016 – Headhunters Super Jam – that is Mike Clark (d), Bill Summers (perc, voc), Donald Harrison (s, kb), Fred Wesley (tb), Karl Denson (s, fl), Doug Wimbish (b), Blackbyrd McKnight (g), Eric McFadden (g) and Ivan Neville (kb) – plus Will Bernard (g) and DJ Logic (turntables) will perform at “Fiya Fest […]