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George Clinton Announces Final Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

George Clinton Announces Final Tour Dates

After spreading the funk for five decades, the legendary George Clinton has announced the details for his final tour. The “One Nation Under a Groove” Tour will be the singer’s last outing though his band, Parliament-Funkadelic, will continue to carry the torch.

Forever Funk: An Interview with Lige Curry
Interviews

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 with his cousin, guitarist Michael...

Parliament-Funkadelic: Give Up The Funk / Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples
Bass Videos

Parliament-Funkadelic: Give Up The Funk / Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples

We were saddened by the news of the passing of Parliament-Funkadelic founding member Bernie Worrell. In honor of his music and life, here’s Parliament-Funkadelic performing “Give Up The Funk” and “Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples” live at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ in November, 1978. Cordell “Boogie” Mosson Jr. and William “Billy Bass” Nelson Jr. laid down the low end...

Parliament-Funkadelic: Flashlight (Live)
Bass Videos

Parliament-Funkadelic: Flashlight (Live)

A few days ago, Parliament-Funkadelic took the stage on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform their 1978 hit “Flashlight.” Alissia Benveniste laid down the groove on bass, while Bootsy Collins backed up the band on drums. Bootsy played drums on the original track, thanks to the fact that Bernie Worrell played the bass line on three connected Minimoog...