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With his band Parliament Funkadelic, George Clinton paved the way for generations of free-spirited musicians who came after him. Erika Goldring/Getty Images hide caption

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Play It Forward: George Clinton Is Everyone's Hype Man

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George Clinton, Still Radiating the Funk

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(Clockwise from left) Drummer Tiki Fulwood, guitarist Tawl Ross, keyboardist Bernie Worrell, Billy "Bass" Nelson, and guitarist Eddie Hazel of the funk group Parliament-Funkadelic pose for a portrait in 1971. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Worrell performs at the Black Rock Coalition Presents: All The Woo In The World — An All-Star Celebration benefit concert on April 4 in New York City. The concert was raising money for Worrell's medical costs. Al Pereira/WireImage hide caption

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From 1991: Funk Legend Bernie Worrell, By Andy Lyman

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