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Parliament was originally The Parliaments, a doo-wop group based out of George Clinton's Plainfield, New Jersey barber shop. The name was soon abandoned due to legal issues with Revilot and Atlantic Records, and most of the same people recorded under the name Funkadelic, which consisted of The Parliaments' backing musicians. Billy "Bass" Nelson is credited with creating the name Funkadelic. He also switched from 6-string guitar to bass, creating room for his childhood friend Eddie Hazel to join the… read more

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  • Top class. Parliament is a funk institution, many talented musicians working together to bring the funk to us. Sometimes their songs are not the best but when they hit the spot few can compare in musical prowess and verbal creativity. Once you taste this stuff shall live under the influence for life.
  • I got here without the help of plagiarism.
  • Dre and the Cali legends may have brought us here DaODB, but it's def true that Kendrick could prove to be *younger* generations first real exposure to P-Funk.
  • Funking with me brain!
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  • just love this funky fuckers
  • is the motor booty affair the greatest funk album ever?
  • 'funk this shit'

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