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The Bizarre World of George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic Drop The Funk-Bomb On America)

Joe Nick Patoski, Phonograph Record, December 1976

NEW ORLEANS — Maintaining two separate personalities and record labels for his band Parliament/Funkadelic has been an act of schizophrenic genius on the part of Maggot Overlord, George Clinton. Combining the two entities for the P-Funk Earth Opera — the most lavish, outrageous black music touring show on the planet — is merely a stroke of brilliance. As far as Clinton is concerned though, it's just another step in the master plan in which the spectator becomes raw cloning material, ripe for programming into the new age of the Funk Bomb.

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