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George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American musician, widely considered one of the forefathers of funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and was a solo funk artist as of 1981.

He was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina, grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey, and currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida. In Plainfield, he ran a barber salon, where he straightened…

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  • I watched the Austin Powers series this weekend. Had no idea he did the soundtracks for those.
  • Saw him at a small club in Austin recently. Photos of the show: http://redrivernoise.com/reviews/2014/05/photos-george-clinton-at-empire-control-room-garage-3/
  • Hi! I just signed the petition "President Barack Obama: GIVE BACK THE FUNK! - Establish a Presidential Commission" on Change.org. It's important. Will you sign it too? Here's the link: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/president-barack-obama-give-back-the-funk-establish-a-presidential-commission?recruiter=21306095&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition Thanks!
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  • No love for "Quickie".
  • All of these great legends! Check out Sly & the Family Stone. http://smarturl.it/SlyNPR
  • Actually, I rescind my last comment: Norman Greenbaum probably has the greatest drop in listeners across songs..

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