Children of Production

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Children Of Production

The terminology used in the P Funk mythology to describe the Clones of Dr Funkenstein, "a flawless testimony to the attainment of the P Funk" specially designed to aid Dr. Funkenstein in his mission to funkatize the Earth.

Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein (1976)[edit]

Children Of Production is the fourth track from the 1976 Parliament album The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein, featuring rich and Christmassy swinging brass hooks, and trippy and sometimes controversial lyrics sung by the Clones themselves.

Key lyrical sequences[edit]

  "We are children of production,
       produced in conjunction,
  with the urgency of our Dr. Funkenstein.
  In his wisdom he forenotions,
       The shortcomings of your condition,
  So we the Clones were designed"
  "We are deeper than abortion
       Deeper than the notion
  That the world was flat when it was round."


Recording on the 1976 album The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein were:

Vocals: George Clinton, Calvin Simon, Fuzzy Haskins, Raymond Davis, Grady Thomas, Garry Shider, Glenn Goins, Bootsy Collins

Extra Singing Clones: Debbie Edwards, Taka Khan, Gary Cooper

Horns: Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Rick Gardner, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker

Bass: Bootsy Collins, Cordell Mosson

Guitars: Garry Shider, Michael Hampton, Glen Goins

Drums & Percussion: Jerome Brailey, Bootsy Collins, Gary Cooper

Keyboards & Synthesizers: Bernie Worrell

Children Of Production: The Band[edit]

A P Funk/hip hop band from George Clinton's label The C Kunspyruhzy, composed of key members of the P Funk All Stars. Following on with the sentiments of the 1976 record, these new Children Of Production are also on a mission to assist the re-funkification of the world, rolling on a hip hop trip that's heavy with the legacy of The Funk. Their debut album, also titled Children Of Production has just been released and features a 2006 revisitation of the original 1976 track.


SATIVA DIVA (Shonda Clinton,George Clinton's granddaughter).
RIC SMOOV (Rico Lewis, George Clinton's grandson)
CITRUS (Chris Sauthoff)

The Original Line Up was Rapheal Sadiiq. Amp Fiddler, Joi Gilliam, Keisha Jackson, Rob Bacon, CatDaddy, Chop Horns, Mike Clip Payne, Martin Luther, Darryl Dixon and drummer, Stephen Perkins

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