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One Nation Under a Groove

One Nation Under a Groove
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Description: G G essential recording George Clinton's post-bicentennial message to those in the "chocolate cities" was that America could be theirs, too, without any loss of their own black, regional identities. One Nation Under a Groove remains Funkadelic's most provocative release, as well as one of the funkiest long-player ... (more)
Manufacturer: Priority Records
Release date: 16 July 2002
EAN: 0724353937829 UPC: 724353937829
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600 Most Favorite Albums (594 music items)
JxSxPx added this to a list 5 years ago
RS 500: Part 2 (100 music items)

""When One Nation came out, Parliament Funkadelic ringleader George Clinton compared his visionary music with mainstream black pop: "James Brown, Jimi, Sly and ourselves took the whole other thing so far anyway that most of 'em ain't nowhere near catching up yet." But the public made One Nation Funkadelic's first million-seller, meaning a million people got down not just to the title track and to guitar-heavy make-out soul like "Into You," but to scatological philosophizing like "The Doo Doo Chas"

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TIME's 100 Greatest Albums (100 music items)

"“Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?! is the title of a song on Funkadelic's One Nation Under a Groove, but it was also the band's long-time statement of purpose. For years, George Clinton had been wheeling and dealing his musicians into different configurations, mostly as a way to outwit the record companies. Parliament was the dance band; Funkadelic was the home for guitar-frenzy acid-rock freak-outs. On One Nation, he brought the sides together for a crazy electro-jam dance party. The tit"

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