Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)

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"Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)"
U.S picture sleeve for the single "Aqua Boogie"
Single by Parliament
from the album Motor Booty Affair
A-side "Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)"
B-side "You're A Fish (And I'm a Water Sign)"
Released 1978
Format Vinyl 7" 45 rpm
Genre Funk
Length

9:22 (extended 12-inch (300 mm) version)
6:40 (album version)

4:25 (single version)
Label Casablanca
NB 950
Writer(s) George Clinton
Bootsy Collins
Bernie Worrell
Producer(s) George Clinton

"Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)" is a song by funk band Parliament. Released from their 1978 album, Motor Booty Affair, it spent four weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart during the winter of 1979. However it was not as successful on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, only peaking at number 89.[1] The track features lead vocals by George Clinton, Garry Shider, Ray Davis, and newly recruited member Walter "Junie" Morrison. It is one of the last P-Funk tracks written by core members Clinton, bassist Bootsy Collins, and keyboardist Bernie Worrell.

Musician line-up[edit]

  • Lead vocals-George Clinton, Garry Shider, Ray Davis, Walter Morrison, Ramond Spruill (bird calls)
  • Guitars-Garry Shider, Bootsy Collins, Phelps Collins
  • Keyboards-Bernie Worrell
  • Drums-Gary Mudbone Cooper
  • Background vocals-: George Clinton, Gary Shider, Ray Davis, Debbie Wright, Walter Morrison, Jeanette Washington, Mallia Franklin, Shirley Hayden, Cheryl James, Lynn Mabry, Dawn Silva, Linda Brown, Richard "Kush" Griffith, Raymond Spruell, Mike "Clip" Payne, Joey Zalabok, Robert "P-Nut" Johnson, Larry Heckstall, Overton Loyd
Preceded by
"September" by Earth, Wind & Fire
Billboard's Hot Soul number one single
January 20 - February 10, 1979
Succeeded by
"Bustin' Loose (Part 1)" by Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 450.