Glenn Lamont Goins (January 2, 1954 – July 29, 1978), also known as Glen Goins, was a singer and guitarist for Parliament-Funkadelic in the mid-1970s. Goins is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, posthumously inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. His first (known) recordings were as part of the group "The Bags". They released a single in 1972: "It's Heavy" b/w "Don't Mess With My Baby".
Born and raised in Plainfield, New Jersey, in a family of talented musicians, Goins was a master vocalist with a strong, haunting and powerful gospel voice. He is perhaps best known for "calling in the Mothership" in the P-Funk live shows, such as on the renowned P-Funk Earth Tour.
In 1977, Goins was one of the first of many musicians to leave Parliament-Funkadelic in reaction to what was perceived as very bad management by band leader George Clinton. He formed his own funk band Quazar in 1978, featuring his younger brother Kevin Goins and drummer Jerome "Bigfoot" Brailey.