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On November 12, 1980.

On November 12, 1980, “Warner Bros” label released “Ultra Wave”, the fifth Bootsy Collins studio album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Bootsy Collins and George Clinton.


  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, percussion
  • Phelps Collins, Rick Evans – guitar
  • Joel Johnson, David Lee Chong, Mark Johnson – keyboards
  • Jerry Jones – drums
  • Carl Small – percussion
  • Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Richard Griffith, Larry Hatcher – horns
  • David McMurray – lyricon solo
  • Godmoma, Brandy, Parlet, Brides of Funkenstein, Robert Johnson – vocals

Track listing

  1. Mug Push – Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  2. F-Encounter – Bootsy Collins, Rick Evans, Ron Ford, George Clinton
  3. Is That My Song? – Bootsy Collins, David Spradley
  4. It’s a Musical – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Carl Small
  5. Fat Cat – Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins
  6. Sacred Flower – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  7. Sound Crack – Bootsy Collins


On September 8, 2017.

On September 8, 2017, “Megaforce Records” label released “Shade”, the sixth Living Colour studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Andre Betts.


  • Vernon Reid– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Corey Glover– vocals
  • Will Calhoun– vocals, drums, photography
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Andre Betts – keyboards, arranger, engineer,programming, remixing, band photography
  • Roosevelt Collier – lap steel guitar
  • Marc Cary – organ
  • George Clinton – vocals
  • Bernard Fowler – vocals
  • Jason Craig – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Freedom of Expression (F.O.X.) – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  2. Preachin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Come On – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  4. Program – Andre Betts, Bernard Hawkins, Kendra Jones
  5. Who Shot Ya? – Christopher Wallace
  6. Always Wrong – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  7. Blak Out – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  8. Pattern in Time – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  9. Who’s That – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  10. Glass Teeth – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  11. Invisible – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  12. Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye
  13. Two Sides – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish

On June 11, 1996.

On June 11, 1996, “Sony 550” label released “T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.”, the eight George Clinton album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by George Clinton.


  • George Clinton – vocals, illustrations, executive producer
  • Steve Boyd – vocals, guitar
  • Michael Hampton, Gary James, Craig Love, Dewayne Blackbyrd McKnight, Garry Shider – guitar
  • Phelps “Catfish” Collins – rhythm guitar
  • Bernie Worrell – keyboards
  • Joseph “Amp” Fidder – vocals, keyboards
  • Clip Payne – vocals, keyboards
  • Junie Morrison – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Jerome Rodgers – vocals, synthesizer
  • Colin Wolfe – Wurlitzer, keyboards, percussion, drum programming
  • Bootsy Collins – vocals, bass
  • Lige Curry – bass
  • Rodney Curtis – bass
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson – bass
  • Cardell Mosson – bass
  • John Davis – vocals, bass
  • Eli Fountain – drums
  • Charlie Wilson, Kelly Cowan, Lashonda Clinton, Ray Davis, Sheila Brody, Pat Lewis, Olivia Ewing, Diane Fulmar, Paul Hill, Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, Louis “Babbling” Kabbabie, Rob Manzoli, Debra Killings, Kristen Gray, Dawn Knight, Tracey Lewis, Jeff Patterson, William Payne, Grady Thomas, Derrick “Frogg” Rossen, Ann Sheriff, Joi, Belita Woods, Andre Williams – vocals
  • MC Breed – rapping
  • Erick Sermon – rapping, mixing
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Paul Riser – string arrangements
  • Greg Boyer – trombone
  • Bennie Cowan – trumpet
  • Gregory Thomas – saxophone
  • Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby – vocals, DJ
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper – vocals, drumbeat
  • Chris Baker, Cary Corey, Guy Daniels, Carl Glover, Brian Remenick – engineer
  • Joe Alexander, Mark Bass, Larry Fergusson, David Kennedy, Neil Pogue, Kevin Parker, Greg Reilly – engineer, mixing
  • Roger Lomas – mastering
  • Phil “Digital Dali” Carling – cover art
  • Ronald Edwards – artwork
  • Stozo Da Klown, Toons – assistant art director
  • Over-10 Void – artwork, cover art
  • Artsui Tribe – back cover illustration
  • Overton Lloyd – illustrations
  • Pedro Bell – back cover
  • Richard White – graphics
  • Charlie Pizzarello – photography
  • Jerry Ewing – linear notes

Track listing:

  1. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper
  2. Summer Swim – George Clinton, Jr.; Walter “Junni” Morrison
  3. Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down) – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby; Tracey “Treylewd” Lewis
  4. Mathematics – George Clinton, Jr.; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight
  5. Hard as Steel – George Clinton, Jr.
  6. New Spaceship – George Clinton, Jr.
  7. Underground Angel – George Clinton, Jr.; Steve “Go Ask Armen” Boyd; Derrick “Frog” Rossen; Mike Wilder
  8. Let’s Get Funky – George Clinton, Jr.; Joseph “Amp” Fiddler
  9. Flatman and Bobbin – George Clinton, Jr.; Ronald Dunbar; Belita Woods; Derrick “Frog” Rossen
  10. Sloppy Seconds – George Clinton, Jr.; William “Bootsy” Collins; Bernie “All The Woo” Worrell; Dewayne “Blackbyrd” McKnight; Belita Woods
  11. Rock the Party – George Clinton, Jr.; Olivia Ewing; Thomas “Bubbs” Fiddler; L. Mathew
  12. Get Your Funk On – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; David Spradley
  13. A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (Fly Away) – George Clinton, Jr.; Debra Barsha; Dwayne “Sa’d Ali” Maultsby
  14. If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It’s Gonna Be You) [Colin Wolfe Mix) – George Clinton, Jr.; Belita Woods; Gary “Mudbone” Cooper


On April 8, 1975.

On April 8, 1975, “Casablanca” label released “Chocolate City”, the third Parliament studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by George Clinton.


  • George Clinton– vocals, arrangements
  • Bootsy Collins– bass, guitar, drums, arrangements
  • Bernie Worrell– synthesizer, arrangements, keyboards
  • Eddie Hazel– vocals, guitar
  • Raymond Davis– vocals
  • Calvin Simon– vocals
  • Grady Thomas– vocals
  • Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins– vocals
  • Mallia Franklin- vocals
  • Gary “Mudbone” Cooper– vocals
  • Ramon “Tiki” Fulwood– drums
  • Prakash John– bass
  • Tyrone Lampkin – drums
  • Man In The Box – drums
  • Cordell Mosson– bass, guitar
  • Billy “Bass” Nelson– bass
  • Lucius Tawl Ross – rhythm guitar
  • Gary Shider– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jim Callon – engineer
  • Jim Vitti – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Chocolate City – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell
  2. Ride On – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell
  3. Together – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell
  4. Side Effects – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Ahneua Hilson
  5. What Comes Funky – George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell
  6. Let Me Be – George Clinton, Vivian Lewis
  7. If It Don’t Fit (Don’t Force It) – George Clinton, Gary Shider, Bernie Worrell
  8. I Misjudged You – George Clinton, Ernie Harris, Fuzzy Haskins
  9. Big Footin’ – George Clinton, Fuzzy Haskins, Gary Shider


On January 30, 1976.

On January 30, 1976, “Warner Bros” label released “Stretchin’ Out in Bootsy’s Rubber Band”, the debut Bootsy’s Rubber Band album. It was recorded 1975 – 197, at “United Sound Systems” in Detroit, Michigan, and was produced by George Clinton and William “Bootsy” Colins.


  • William “Bootsy” Collins– vocals, bass, guitar, drums, cowbell
  • Phelps Collins– guitar
  • Garry Shider– guitar
  • Michael Hampton– guitar
  • Gary Cooper – vocals, drums, tambourine
  • Cordell Mosson– drums
  • Frank Waddy – drums
  • Fred Wesley– trombone
  • Maceo Parker– saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– saxophone
  • Rick Gardner – trumpet
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Bernie Worrell– keyboards; melodica
  • Sonny Talbert – keyboards
  • Frederick Allen – keyboards
  • Leslyn Bailey – vocals
  • Robert Johnson – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Stretchin’ Out (In a Rubber Band) – William Collins, George Clinton
  2. Psychoticbumpschool – William Collins, George Clinton, Bernard Worrell, Phelps Collins
  3. Another Point of View – William Collins, George Clinton, Phelps Collins
  4. I’d Rather Be With You – William Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper
  5. Love Vibes – William Collins, Leslyn Bailey
  6. Physical Love – William Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper, Garry Shider
  7. Vanish in Our Sleep – William Collins, George Clinton


On November 20, 1979.

On November 20, 1979, “Casablanca” label released “Gloryhallastoopid (Or Pin the Tale on the Funky)”, the eight Parliament studio album. It was recorded in 1979, and was produced by George Clinton.


  • Michael Hampton, Garry Shider, William Collins, Phelps Collins, Gordon Carlton, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – guitars
  • Rodney Curtis, Donnie Sterling, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight, Walter Morrison – bass
  • Bernie Worrell, Walter Morrison, David Lee Chong – keyboards
  • Dennis Chambers, Kenny Colton, Tyrone Lampkin, William Collins, DeWayne McKnight – drums
  • Larry Fratangelo, Carl “Butch” Small – percussion
  • Greg Thomas, Greg Boyer, Bennie Cowens, Larry Hatcher, Maceo Parker, Sam Peakes – horns
  • Bernie Worrell, Fred Wesley, P-Funk Horns (The Baltimore Connection Horn Section), Sam Peakes – horn arrangements
  • Ray Davis, Garry Shider, Ron Ford, Larry Heckstall, Michael “Clip” Payne, Tracey “Lewd” Lewis, Linda Shider, Dawn Silva, Sheila Horne, Jeanette Washington, Jeanette McGruder, Shirley Hayden, Janice Evans, Greg Thomas, Robert Johnson, Ron Dunbar, Jessica Cleaves, Philippe Wynne, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper, Joel Johnson, Wellington Wigout, Star Child – choir
  • Jerome Rogers, Tony Davis, Andre Williams, Larry Hackett, Walter Morrison, Rod – additional backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Prologue
  2. (Gloryhallastoopid) Pin the Tail on the Funky – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton
  3. Party People – Bootsy Collins , George Clinton, Garry Shider
  4. The Big Bang Theory – Donnie Sterling, Ron Dunbar, George Clinton
  5. The Freeze (Sizzaleenmean) – DeWayne McKnight, George Clinton
  6. Colour Me Funky – Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon), George Clinton
  7. Theme from the Black Hole – Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)
  8. May We Bang You? – George Clinton, William Collins, Bootsy Collins, Walter Morrison (J.S.Theracon)

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Columbia” label released “Ball-Hog or Tugboat?”, the debut Mike Watt solo album. It was recorded May – September 1994, and was produced by Mike Watt.


  • Mike Watt- bass, lead and background Vocals, spoken word
  • Dave Grohl- drums, guitar
  • Nels Cline- guitar, slide guitar, lead guitar, nylon guitar
  • Eddie Vedder- guitar, lead and background vocals
  • J Mascis- guitar, drums
  • Cris Kirkwood- banjo
  • Curt Kirkwood, Gary Lee Conner- lead guitar
  • Krist Novoselic- Farfisa organ
  • Carla Bozulich- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Preussner, Bob Lee- drums
  • Joe Baiza, Zander Schloss, John Strohm, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Butler, Todd Rigione- guitar
  • Paul Roessler- piano
  • Danny Frankel- percussion
  • Spot- mandolin, viola
  • Evan Dando- vocals
  • Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore, Mario Caldato Jr.- background vocals
  • Petra Haden- background vocals, violin
  • Frank Black, Henry Rollins, Mark Lanegan, Michael Diamond, Pat Smear, Dave Pirner, Tiffany Anders- vocals
  • Keith McCaw- acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Perkins- percussion, drums
  • Steve Shelley, Wayne Griffin, Brock Avery, John Molo, Richie West – drums
  • Epic Soundtracks- tambourine
  • Tony Atherton- alto saxophone
  • Flea- Lead Bass, Pocket trumpet
  • Vince Meghrouni- percussion, background vocals, vocals, drums, tenor saxophone
  • Kathleen Hanna- spoken word
  • Bernie Worrell- B3 organ
  • Adam Horovitz- drums, guitar, background vocals
  • Ronda Rindone- bass clarinet
  • Tony Maxwell- cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Watt; except where noted.

  1. Big Train – Tony Kinman, Chip Kinman
  2. Against The 70’s
  3. Drove Up From Pedro
  4. Piss-Bottle Man
  5. Chinese Firedril – Mike Watt, Joe Carducci
  6. Intense Song For Madonna To Sing
  7. Tuff Gnarl – Sonic Youth
  8. Sexual Military Dynamics – Mike Watt, Henry Rollins
  9. Max And Wells
  10. E-Ticket Ride
  11. .. One Reporter’s Opinion
  12. Song For Igor
  13. Tell ‘Em Boy!
  14. Sidemouse Advice
  15. Heartbeat
  16. Maggot Brain – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel
  17. Coincidence Is Either Hit Or Miss