The Culture Corner: Diving Deep Into The Funk Of George Clinton's Legacy : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN To celebrate George Clinton's 80th birthday, The Culture Corner is diving into the head funkateer's body of work.

The Culture Corner: Diving Deep Into The Funk Of George Clinton's Legacy

The Culture Corner: George Clinton

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George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, May 1971

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Playlist

  • Funkadelic, "Can You Get to That"
  • The Parliments, "(I Wanna) Testify"
  • Funkadelic, "Cosmic Slop"
  • Parliament, "Unfunky UFO"
  • De La Soul, "Me Myself and I"
  • Funkadelic, "(Not Just) Knee Deep"
  • George Clinton, "Atomic Dog"

Musical mastermind George Clinton recently turned 80 years old. Just last week, his magnum opus record, Maggot Brain, celebrated its 50th anniversary. To celebrate these milestones, The Culture Corner host and World Cafe correspondent John Morrison dives into Clinton's many projects, including those with Parliament-Funkadelic, Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles.

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