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Funkadelic pee in your Afro

Vernon Gibbs, Village Voice, The, 5 September 1974

LAST WEEK, Rare Earth punked out of a gig at the Apollo, a rare honor for which Mick Jagger might conceivably give up eyeshadow. The official explanation was "illness" but George Clinton, who presides over the anarchic Funkadelic circus, the group that ascended to top billing after Rare Earth lost its nerve, had another explanation.

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