Invasion of the Booty Snatchers

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Invasion of the Booty Snatchers
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 15th, 1979
ProducerGeorge Clinton and Ron Dunbar
Parlet chronology
Pleasure Principle (album)
Invasion of the Booty Snatchers
Play Me or Trade Me
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Smash Hits5/10[2]

Invasion of the Booty Snatchers is the second studio album by the P-Funk spin off group Parlet. Released on May 15th, 1979, this was the final Parlet album to feature Mallia Franklin (on three songs) and the first to feature Janice Evans (on two songs). The album was produced by George Clinton and Ron Dunbar. The highest charting single from Invasion of the Booty Snatchers was "Riding High" (written by Ron Dunbar and Donnie Sterling).

Invasion of the Booty Snatchers was re-released in Japan on the Casablanca/Polystar label in 1992 and in Germany on Universal in 2003. On July 30, 2013, Real Gone Music in the U.S. reissued both Pleasure Principle and Invasion of the Booty Snatchers, featuring liner notes by former P-Funk minister of information Tom Vickers.Album cover art by Ronald "Stozo "Edwards

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Riding High" (Ron Dunbar, Donny Sterling) (released as 7" single Casablanca NB 975 and 12" single Casablanca NBD 20161 DJ)
  2. "No Rump to Bump" (Donny Sterling, Ron Dunbar, Jim Vitti, George Clinton)
  3. "Don't Ever Stop (Lovin' Me, Needin' Me)" (Glenn Goins, Ron Dunbar, George Clinton) (released as a single-Casablanca NB 995)
  4. "Booty Snatchers" (Ron Dunbar, George Clinton, Pete Bishop)
  5. "You're Leaving" (Gary Cooper, George Clinton, Ron Dunbar)
  6. "Huff-N-Puff" (Ron Dunbar, Michael Hampton)


  • Guitars: Gordon Carlton, Jerome Ali, Phelps Collins, Bootsy Collins, Michael Hampton, Kevin D. Oliver, Tim Moore, Glenn Goins, Garry Shider
  • Bass: Bootsy Collins, Donnie R. Sterling, Jeff Bunn, Jimmy Ali
  • Drums: Frank Waddy, Gary Cooper, Bootsy Collins, Kenny Colton
  • Percussion: Carl Small, Larry Fratangelo
  • Keyboards/Synthesizers: Bernie Worrell, Ernestro Wilson, Joel Johnson, Manon Saulsby
  • Horns: Benny Cowan, Greg Boyer, Greg Thomas
  • Additional vocals: George Clinton, Mallia Franklin, Donnie Sterling, Cheryl James, Ray Davis, Ron Ford, Robert Johnson, Gary Cooper, Gordon Carlton, Janice Carlton


  1. ^ Invasion of the Booty Snatchers at AllMusic
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (August 23 – September 5, 1979): 25.