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Parliament Funkadelic: Watch Out The Mothership Is Coming

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, December 1978

Beware, Britain – the Mothership is coming! George Clinton and those extra-terrestial beings, Parliament-Funkadelic, are about to descend on to your cities. It will be your chance to meet Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk and Star Child. And Dr. Funkenstein will be bringing his Brides. In short, Parliafunkadelicment are out to funk you and if you want to see the most theatrical and bizarre group within our musical sphere, this is your chance. And they will be bringing most of their infamous stage props with them. In this rare one-on-one interview with Mr. Clinton he really lets his hair down (or takes it off!) on some subjects dear to his heart – right from the phenomenal success of 'One Nation Under A Groove' to the perils of 1984. Read on, earthlings.

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