The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein

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The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein
Studio album by Parliament
Released September 20, 1976
Genre Funk
Length 40:11
Label Casablanca
Producer George Clinton
Parliament chronology
Mothership Connection
(1975)
The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein
(1976)
Live: P-Funk Earth Tour
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard (favorable)[2]
Robert Christgau B+[3]
Rolling Stone 5/5 stars[4]

The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein is an album by funk band Parliament, released in September of 1976. The album is notable for featuring horn arrangements by ex-James Brown band member, Fred Wesley. The album charted at #3 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, #20 on the Billboard pop chart, and became Parliament's second album to be certified gold. Two singles were released off the album, "Do That Stuff", which charted at #22, and "Dr. Funkenstein" which charted at #43.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Prelude"   George Clinton, Bernie Worrell 1:40
2. "Gamin' on Ya!"   George Clinton, William Collins, Bernie Worrell 3:02
3. "Dr. Funkenstein" (released as single-Casablanca 875) George Clinton, William "Bootsy" Collins , Bernard Worrell 5:46
4. "Children of Production"   Clinton, Collins, Worrell 3:57
5. "Getten' to Know You"   G.Clinton, Garry Shider 5:20
6. "Do That Stuff" (released as single-Casablanca 871 and 12" single-Casablanca NBX-871) George Clinton, Garry Shider, Bernard Worrell 4:47
7. "Everything is on the One"   Clinton, Collins, Worrell 3:47
8. "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)"   Clinton, Shider, Goins 6:01
9. "Funkin' for Fun"   George Clinton, Glenn Goins, Garry Shider 5:56

Personnel[edit]

Vocals

Horns

Bass

Guitars

Drums & Percussion

Keyboards & Synthesizers

Extra Singing Clones

References[edit]

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