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Eddie Hazel (April 10, 1950 – December 23, 1992) was a pioneering and influential guitarist in early funk music in the United States, most famous for his lead guitar work with George Clinton and Funkadelic.

In 1967, The Parliaments (a Plainfield-based doo wop band headed by George Clinton) hit the charts with "I Wanna Testify". Clinton recruited a backing band for a tour, hiring Billy "Bass" Nelson. Eddie was in Newark, New Jersey working with George Blackwell and couldn't be reached… read more

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  • Avatar for KaramAkerfeldt
    Haven't heard Games, Dames, And Guitar Thangs but Rest in P is glorious.
  • Avatar for PescauRabioso
    Great guitarist, very underrated but not better than Hendrix
  • Avatar for cagdasozb
    hazel>hendrix
  • Avatar for PapaParleone
    underrated genious with a classic sad fallout story!
  • Avatar for oruiz
    held
  • Avatar for Serggiio
    Underrated.
  • Avatar for Sharkadelic
    Pic on left is Michael Hampton, not Eddie Hazel
  • Avatar for ouliwen
    :)
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    Eddie Hazel's guitar could soar to the stars & trawl the sewers
  • Avatar for WildOrphan
    Eddie should appear with his guitar in the main picture, don't you think?

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