Tag Archives: Funkadelic

WESTBOUND SUPER BREAKS-ESSENTIAL FUNK, SOUL AND JAZZ SAMPLES AND BREAKBEATS.

Westbound Super Breaks-Essential Funk, Soul And Jazz Samples And Breakbeats. Label. Westbound Records. Back in 1969, Armen Boladian was a familiar face within the Detroit music scene, and the musical impresario was about to launch a new label Westbound Records. This came as no surprise to those that knew Armen Boladian who previously, had founded …

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FUNKADELIC REMIXED BY DETROITERS.

Funkadelic Remixed By Dettroiters. Label: Westbound Records. Although George Clinton was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina in 1941, he grew up in New Jersey, where he formed the doo wop quintet The Parliaments in the late fifties, whilst straightening hair at a barber salon in Plainfield he co-owned. George Clinton became the leader and manager …

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THINGS GONNA GET BETTER: STREET FUNK AND JAZZ GROOVES 1970-1977.

THINGS GONNA GET BETTER: STREET FUNK AND JAZZ GROOVES 1970-1977. As the seventies dawned, America was still at war in Vietnam, and the struggle for racial equality continued. Things were improving,  but still, when it came to racal equality, America’s report card said “could do better.” There was hope though.  The civil rights movement hoped …

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P-FUNK ALL-STARS LIVE AT THE BEVERLEY THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD.

P-FUNK ALL-STARS LIVE AT THE BEVERLEY THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD. The early eighties weren’t a good time for George Clinton, Parliament and Funkadelic were no more. He had been forced to dissolve both groups. His use of multiple names had caught up with him.  Throughout the seventies, and into the eighties, George Clinton had released albums …

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QUAZAR-QUAZAR.

QUAZAR-QUAZAR. Having spent several years aboard George Clinton’s Mothership Connection, as vocalist and guitarist for Funkadelic and Parliament, Glenn Goins started getting restless being just a side-man for George. He watched other members leave the bands, forming their own successful bands. Soon he too, was considering his future, having played important roles on mid-seventies Funkadelic …

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EDDIE HAZEL-GAMES, DAMES AND GUITAR THANGS.

EDDIE HAZEL-GAMES, DAMES AND GUITAR THANGS. A few years ago, in 2006, I was listening to an Atlantic Records box set What It Is! Funky Soul and Rare Grooves 1967-1977, when I came across an Eddie Hazel track California Dreamin.’ Wow, the Mama and Papas song never sounded like this I remember. I started trying …

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