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Funkadelic
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The group that would become Funkadelic was originally formed by George Clinton in 1964 as the unnamed musical backing for his doo wop group The Parliaments while on tour. The band originally consisted of musicians Frankie Boyce, Richard Boyce, and Langston Booth plus the five members of the Parliaments on vocals. Boyce, Boyce, and Booth enlisted in the Army in 1966, and Clinton recruited bassist Billy Bass Nelson and guitarist Eddie Hazel in 1967, then also added guitarist Tawl Ross and drummer Tiki Fulwood. The band name "Funkadelic" was coined by Nelson after the band relocated to Detroit. By 1968, because of a dispute with Revilot, the record company that owned the name "The Parliaments," the ensemble began playing under the name Funkadelic.
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Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth
(MVDV4618, 2007, DVD)
Funkadelic — By Way of the Drum Funkadelic — By Way of the Drum
(Hip-O Select B0007399-02, 1989/2007, CD)
Funkadelic — The Electric Spanking of War Babies Funkadelic — The Electric Spanking of War Babies
(Priority 7243 5 39376 2 1, 1981/2002, CD)
Funkadelic — Uncle Jam Wants You Funkadelic — Uncle Jam Wants You
(Priority 72435-39379-2-8, 1979/2002, CD)
Funkadelic — One Nation under a Groove Funkadelic — One Nation under a Groove
(Priority 72435-39378-2-9, 1978/2002, CD)
Funkadelic — Hardcore Jollies Funkadelic — Hardcore Jollies
(Priority 72435-39377-2-0, 1976/2002, CD)
Funkadelic — Tales of Kidd Funkadelic Funkadelic — Tales of Kidd Funkadelic
(Westbound WBCD-77227, 1976/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — Let's Take It to the Stage Funkadelic — Let's Take It to the Stage
(Westbound WBCD-77215, 1975/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — Standing on the Verge of Getting It On Funkadelic — Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
(Westbound WBCD 771001, 1974/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — Toys Funkadelic — Toys
(Westbound WBCD-1121, 1974/2008, CD)
Funkadelic — Cosmic Slop Funkadelic — Cosmic Slop
(Westbound WBCD-772022, 1973/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — America Eats Its Young Funkadelic — America Eats Its Young
(Westbound WBCD 772020, 1972/2005, CD)
U.S. Music with Funkadelic — U.S. Music with Funkadelic U.S. Music with Funkadelic — U.S. Music with Funkadelic
(Westbound WBCD 1122X, 1972/2009, CD)
Funkadelic — Maggot Brain Funkadelic — Maggot Brain
(Westbound WBCD 772007, 1971/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow Funkadelic — Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow
(Westbound WBCD-772001, 1970/2005, CD)
Funkadelic — Funkadelic Funkadelic — Funkadelic
(Westbound WBCD-772000, 1970/2005, CD)

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