Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
The first album to introduce the P-Funk universe, ‘Mothership Connection’ is a full-on funk assault by Parliament at their creative zenith.
Following an unprecedented reign, Parliament signed off for almost forty years, leaving ‘Trombipulation’ behind as the template for 80s electro-funk.
The rapper will join the likes of Ari Lennox, Tiwa Savage, and Bootsy Collins for the global festival’s 15th year.
The Godfather of Soul had somethin’ that made him wanna shout, as he entered the Hot 100 on October 3, 1970.
‘The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein’ is another masterpiece in George Clinton’s canon and traveled deeper into the mythology of Parliament.
Pop's 1985 version featured funk pioneer Bootsy Collins, but was never officially released as a single.
Stubblefield joined the Godfather's band in 1965 and became one of his two drummers of choice into the early 1970s.
'Live At Home with His Bad Self' will be available on CD, 2LP vinyl, and digital audio
Recalling his Bell's interpretation of Funkadelic's 1973 'Cosmic Slop', George Clinton said, "I was blown away."
The new editions are being celebrated with Urban Legends' unveiling of a co-branded 'Chocolate City'-inspired recipe video.
John Blackwell Jr, formerly the drummer with Prince's New Power Generation and Patti LaBelle has died of a brain tumour aged 43
The Official Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame on 21 August will induct Fats Domino, Sam & Dave, Prince, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and others.
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...