Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine ruled black music during the ’70s, capturing over forty R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and recording three platinum albums.
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On Halloween, Soul Clap’s Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine sat down with their friend and collaborator George Clinton for a catchup on the Talkhouse Music Podcast. Inspired by the holiday, they talked about Clinton’s everyday costumes, and also covered their past and future collaborations: Parliament and Funkadelic, and Clinton’s upcoming record with Flying Lotus. Subscribe now on iTunes or Stitcher to stay in the loop on future Talkhouse Podcasts.
— Elia Einhorn, Talkhouse Podcast producer and engineer