Parliament-Funkadelic
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1968
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Parliament-Funkadelic

Parliament-Funkadelic Biography (Wikipedia)

Parliament-Funkadelic (abbreviated as P-Funk) is an American funk music collective of rotating musicians headed by George Clinton, primarily consisting of the individual bands Parliament and Funkadelic, both active since the 1960s. Their distinctive funk style drew on psychedelic culture, outlandish fashion, science-fiction, and surreal humor; it would have an influential effect on subsequent funk, post-punk, hip-hop, and post-disco artists of the 1980s and 1990s, while their collective mythology would help pioneer Afrofuturism.

The collective's origins date back to the doo-wop group the Parliaments, formed by Clinton in the late 1950s in Plainfield, New Jersey. Under the influence of late-1960s artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, and Frank Zappa, Clinton later relocated to Detroit and began the sister groups Parliament and Funkadelic, with the former playing an eclectic and more commercial form of funk, and the latter incorporating more influence from psychedelic rock. The groups released albums such as Maggot Brain (1971), Mothership Connection (1975), and One Nation Under a Groove (1978) to critical praise, and scored charting hits with singles such as "Give Up the Funk" (1976), "One Nation Under a Groove" (1978), "Flash Light" (1978), and "Atomic Dog" (1982). Overall, the collective achieved thirteen top ten hits in the American R&B music charts between 1967 and 1983, including six number one hits.

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Flashlight
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Give Up The Funk
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Give Up The Funk
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Flashlight
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Flashlight
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Mothership Connection Starchild (The Second Coming)
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Mothership Connection Starchild (The Second Coming)
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Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On
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Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On
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Mothership Connection (Star Child)
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Mothership Connection (Star Child)
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P-Funk
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We got The funk
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We got The funk
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