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Parliament/Funkadelic: Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans

Wayne Robins, Rolling Stone, 30 December 1976

A GOLD PYRAMID glitters onstage. Light beams, like giant mutant insect eyes, stare down at the audience. Musicians dressed for a Halloween party in some Alpha Centauri Harlem blast out a beat. A chocolate Clarabelle who calls himself Dr. Funkenstein emerges from the pyramid. The only question is: do you believe in the Mothership?

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