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No one is better known in the world of funk than George Clinton. Part of that is the man's spectacular, technicolor hair, but largely it comes from his rambunctious live performances.The energy he puts into his albums and live shows is reflected in the passionate fans he has, and how they fervently covet concert tickets whenever they're available.

You will be the envy of all of your friends when you enjoy a night overflowing with funk - George Clinton style!

As one of the most celebrated musicians around, you can find George Clinton at high-profile venues like the Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana; House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio; Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey; The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana; and more!

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George Clinton Background

George Clinton was born on July 22, 1941, in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Clinton spent a big part of his life in New Jersey, where he ran a barber shop.

Clinton initiated his music career in the 1950s, when he established a doo-wop group he dubbed The Parliaments. When the 1960s arrived, Clinton was hired as a staff songwriter for Motown. Clinton headed for Motor City while his group remained in New Jersey, but they continued collaborating long distance.

The Parliaments scored a deal with Revilot Records and churned out their debut hit in 1967, which was (I Just Wanna) Testify. The single nestled into the No. 3 spot on the Billboard R&B charts.

Unfortunately, Revilot Records bellied up and the band's name got muddied in litigation. In 1968, they took the name of Funkadelic. Then in 1972, the group was finally able to take back the Parliament moniker. They decided to use both names but under different record labels. Clinton frequently coined himself "the Referee," consistently switching up vocalists and musicians in his groups, which helped preserve a fresh sound.

Inspired by the sounds of progressive bands like MC 5 and the Stooges, Clinton certainly found his calling in funk, which was a little-known genre at the time. He was constantly on the look out for ways to test his musical compositions. Parliament contrived new sounds through funk – a unique spin on soul that featured deep bass groove, psychedelic guitar and fantastic sound effects – while Funkadelic harvested a rock sound.

Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic issued three platinum albums and over 40 R&B hit singles during the '70s era. But when the musical dynamo hit the '80s, Clinton became tangled up in legal troubles stemming from Polygram's acquisition of Casablanca – Parliament's label. The issue arose again in 1982 where Clinton was obligated to rename the groups. This time around, he inked a deal with Capitol as a solo act and as the P. Funk All-Stars.

As the 1980s rolled on, Clinton released several Top 40 singles, including Do Fries Go With That Shake and Nubian Nut. When the 1990s arrived, Clinton's music went through a revival stage. Rappers like the late Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg started sampling his work.

Due to Clinton's commercial success with his albums and his legendary live performances, funk became one of the hot genres of the 1970s, and he remains a musical icon to this day.

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George Clinton Hit Albums

Influenced by the tunes of revolutionary groups like MC 5 and the Stooges along with artists like Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone, George Clinton began experimenting with his musical compositions. This experimentation culminated into new twists on soul that encompassed deep bass groove, psychedelic guitar and distinctive sound effects.

Some of Clinton's albums include: Computer Games (1982); You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish (1982); Some of My Best Jokes Are Friends (1985); R&B Skeletons in the Closet (1986); The Cinderella Theory (1989); Dope Dogs (1993); George Clinton and His Gangsters of Love (2008) and more!

Now is your chance to hear Clinton's pioneer sounds live by taking in one of his shows. Grab your tickets through StubHub, and don't miss another soulful beat!

George Clinton Trivia

George Clinton, the legend of funk, is largely credited with ushering in the entire genre. As a world-renowned artist whose songs serve as anthems for everything that's celebratory in nature, his work has inspired hundreds of bands.

Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, joined by 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.

George Clinton Concert Experience

George Clinton concert tickets will provide you with a night of singing and dancing in the aisles.So grab your friends and get on your dancing shoes. George Clinton consistently delivers a colorful, lively performance that you and your friends will be reminiscing about long after it's over.

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