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George Clinton: Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends (Capitol)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 1985

IF THERE'S nothing more pathetic than an ageing crazy person, then why is George Clinton still able to make music as passionate, ...

George Clinton: Taking Funk Over The Hump

Profile by Simon Witter, i-D, May 1988

EXCUSE ME if I gush here, but this is a subject very close to my heart. In these days of political defeatism, sexual paranoia and ...

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Funkadelic

Profile by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1971

IT'S RARE that a tour by an American R&B group can cause controversy that makes headlines in the more general pop music papers. But that's ...

Funkadelic: The Noble Art of Rhythm'n'Biz

Profile and Interview by Cliff White, New Musical Express, November 1978

WARNER Brothers' New York Office on East 54th is only two blocks across and three up from the Taft Hotel on West 51st; close enough ...

George Clinton

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, December 1978

Coinciding with the arrival of the whole Parliafunk-adelicment entourage in Britain for concert dates, B&S concludes its exclusive interview with the mastermind of the whole ...

Parliament Funkadelic: Watch Out The Mothership Is Coming

Interview by 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 ...

George Clinton: Mutiny On The Mothership — Uncle Jam Wants Out

Report and Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, December 1979

Drummer Jerome Brailey and Horny Hornsman Fred Wesley have already quit Funkadelic – and now George Clinton is giving up live performances. Richard Grabel reports ...

George Clinton: Computer Games (Capitol)

Review by Lloyd Bradley, New Musical Express, December 1982

A GEORGE Clinton solo album? Not a bit of it. Right down to Pedro Bell's quirkily barbed sleeve artwork, this is a Funkadelic record. The ...

George Clinton: The Return Of Doctor Funkenstein

Interview by Lloyd Bradley, New Musical Express, January 1983

TWO YEARS AGO George Clinton was freeing the galactic ass at the head of an unparalleled funk troupe – Parliament, Funkadelic, Bootsy Collins, Sly Stone, ...

George Clinton: the return of Dr. Funkenstein

Profile and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, June 1983

HEADS TURN when George Clinton enters a room. Any room. At the moment, the people in the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hotel are staring ...

George Clinton: Putting On The Atomic Dog

Interview by John Morthland, Creem, July 1983

GEORGE CLINTON hunkers down into the couch in the conference room of Capitol's Manhattan offices, pours himself a tall noontime glass of orange juice, and ...

George Clinton: You Shouldn't Nuf Bit Fish (Capitol)

Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, January 1984

WHATEVER faults there may be in George Clinton's music, a limited horizon is not one of them. ...

George Clinton: You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish (Capitol)

Review by J. Kordosh, Creem, May 1984

I LIKE FISHING almost as much as I like music. Dealing with dumb, slimy creatures can get to be a way of life. George Clinton ...

George Clinton: Fried Brains To Go

Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, April 1986

"GEORGE WILL be with you in a minute, he's just playing with a raygun." (Clintonesque PR person). ...

George Clinton: Electric Spankatizer Yeah

Interview by Jack Barron, Sounds, August 1986

SPACE: THE FINAL FRONTIER OR THE GAP BETWEEN GREEN POINTY EARS? ...

Parliament: Uncut Funk — The Bomb

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, September 1986

GEORGE CLINTON is one of the great people of the 20th century. Probably you know this already. He took the funk legacy of James Brown ...

George Clinton: Tales Of Kidd Funkadelic

Interview by Kris Needs, Dance Music Report, October 1989

AT LAST it seems like George Clinton is getting some just recognition after about a quarter century of being funk's most colourful and innovative character. ...

George Clinton & The P-Funk Allstars: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, February 1990

GEORGE CLINTON once said, explaining his orchestration of an 18-piece band, "Offer great musicians the possibility of order and anarchy on the same plate, and ...

Funkadelic: Doctor Funkenstein, I Presume

Report and Interview by Andy Gill, Q, December 1992

"Free your ass," he once advised the world, "and your mind will follow." Another song of his explored the fear of being eaten by a ...

George Clinton: Funky 54

Retrospective and Interview by Frank Broughton, i-D, February 1994

PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC, P-Funk, The P -- Specially designed afronauts capable of funketizing entire galaxies. Their mothership long ago made its terrestrial connection and they are amongst ...

Primal Scream and George Clinton: You're My Best Mate You Are

Report by Stuart Maconie, Q, May 1994

FORTY SECOND Street. Outside, Manhattan shivers and cowers beneath a coverlet of snow and prepares for the next much-forecasted blizzard. It's minus 10. Worse, there's ...

Various Artists: Lollapalooza '94, Sam Boyd Stadium University of Nevada Las Vegas July 1,1994

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, September 1994

THE DIFFERENCE between Lollapalooza 1994 and Lollapolooza Past is that this year Perry Farrell and colleagues decided the music being offered couldn't just be loud, ...

The Story Of The Funk: George Clinton

Retrospective and Interview by Peter Murphy, Hot Press, 1996

IN THE BEGINNING was the word, and the word was Funk. Deep in the prehistoric bog, two microbes rubbed together, caused some friction, got frisky ...

George Clinton

Interview by Ben Thompson, Independent on Sunday, July 1996

GEORGE CLINTON has learnt some things in five decades of music-making, and one of them is how to make an entrance. As the Clinton party ...

George Clinton: The Brother From Another Planet

Interview by Lloyd Bradley, MOJO, September 1996

From the ancient civilization of Doo Wop he came, stopping off via Cosmic Soul and the Acid Rock asteroid to found the P-Funk Galaxy, his ...

Bootsy Collins on Bootsy Collins

Interview by Marc Weingarten, MOJO, April 1998

‘Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine’James Brown (King single, 1970) ...

Keeping It Crazy: George Clinton Stirs Up the Funk

Interview by Jim Sullivan, Boston Globe, The, October 1999

WHEN THE NEXT millennium beckons, George Clinton — ageless funkateer, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, the Atomic Dog himself — will be in Fiji, ...

George Clinton: Motor Booty

Retrospective and Interview by Lloyd Bradley, MOJO, October 2003

In 1963 George Clinton took a first step toward funk overlordship. He shut his East Coast barbershop and flew to Motown. Lloyd Bradley finds out ...

see also Brides of Funkenstein, The

see also Bootsy Collins

see also Funkadelic

see also Parliament

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