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  • Funkadelic: Tear The Roof Off The Sucker, Live on KCRW

    Funkadelic: Tear The Roof Off The Sucker, Live on KCRW

    In preparing for our interview P-Funk’s Lige Curry, I revisited tons of old Parliament and Funkadelic bass lines. One that always sticks out for me is from “Tear The Roof Off The Sucker.” It’s sparse yet somehow meaty. Here’s Curry with George Clinton and Funkadelic performing the funk classic on KCRW. »

  • Forever Funk: An Interview with Lige Curry

    Forever Funk: An Interview with Lige Curry

    George Clinton has been spreading the gospel of funk around the world with Parliament Funkadelic for nearly 50 years, and bassist Lige Curry has been the group’s anchor for nearly four of those decades. Born in Flint, Michigan and raised in the Cleveland, Ohio area, Curry first caught the attention of the P-Funk crew along... »

  • Funkadelic is Back with 33 Songs After 33 Years

    Funkadelic is Back with 33 Songs After 33 Years

    Funkadelic has released an album of new music after a 33-year hiatus. is the first album the legendary funk group led by George Clinton has released since 1981’s The Electric Spanking of War Babies. The new record, which combines classic funk with hip-hop sounds, features several bassists, including Rodney ‘Skeet’ Curtis, Lige Curry, Jeff ‘Cherokee’... »