On July 12, 1971.


On July 12, 1971, “Westbounds Records” label released “Maggot Brain”, the third Funkadelic studio album. It was recorded 1970–1971, at “Universal Studios” in Detroit, and was produced by George Clinton. “Maggot Brain” was the last album to feature the original Funkadelic lineup –  after “Maggot Brain” was recorded, Tawl Ross, Eddie Hazel, Billy Nelson, and Tiki Fulwood left the band. In 2012, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 479 on its list of The “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • George Clinton, Raymond Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, Grady Thomas, Garry Shider, Hot Buttered Soul – vocals
  • Eddie Hazel – vocals, guitar
  • Tawl Ross – vocals, guitar
  • Bernie Worrell – vocals, keyboards
  • Billy Nelson – vocals, bass guitar
  • Tiki Fulwood– drums
  • David Krieger – art direction
  • The Graffiteria/Paula Bisacca – design
  • Joel Brodsky – cover photography
  • Ron Scribner – inside cover photography
  • Bob Scerbo – album supervisor
  • Dorothy Schwartz – album coordinator
  • Armen Boladian – executive producer
  • Bernie Mendelson in charge of The Eegangas
  • Barbara Cheeseborough – album cover model

Track listing:

  1. Maggot Brain – Edward Hazel, George Clinton
  2. Can You Get to That – George Clinton, Ernest Harris
  3. Hit It and Quit It – George Clinton, William Nelson
  4. You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks – George Clinton, Clarence Haskins, William Nelson, Bernard Worrell, Judie Jones
  5. Super Stupid – Edward Hazel, Lucious Ross, William Nelson, George Clinton
  6. Back in Our Minds – Clarence Haskins
  7. Wars of Armageddon – Ramon Fulwood, Lucious Ross, George Clinton, Bernard Worrell

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