Invasion of the Booty Snatchers

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Invasion of the Booty Snatchers
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 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
Smash Hits5/10[2]

Invasion of the Booty Snatchers is the second studio album by the P-Funk spin off group Parlet. Released on June of 1979, this was the final Parlet album to feature Mallia Franklin and the first to feature Janice Evans. The album was produced by George Clinton and Ron Dunbar. The cover art was created by Ronald "Stozo" Edwards. The album's highest-charting single was "Riding High".

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.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Riding High" (Ron Dunbar, Donny Sterling) – released as 7-inch single Casablanca NB 975 and 12-inch single Casablanca NBD 20161 DJ 7:40
  2. "No Rump to Bump" (Donny Sterling, Ron Dunbar, Jim Vitti, George Clinton) 6:10
  3. "Don't Ever Stop (Lovin' Me, Needin' Me)" (Glenn Goins, Ron Dunbar, George Clinton) – released as single Casablanca NB 995 7:13
  4. "Booty Snatchers" (Ron Dunbar, George Clinton, Phillipina Bishop[3]) 5:50
  5. "You're Leaving" (Gary Cooper, George Clinton, Ron Dunbar) 6:26
  6. "Huff-N-Puff" (Ron Dunbar, Michael Hampton) 7:17


  • 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. ^ a b Invasion of the Booty Snatchers at AllMusic
  2. ^ Starr, Red. "Albums". Smash Hits (August 23 – September 5, 1979): 25.
  3. ^ Weber, Melissa A [@djsoulsister] (2 August 2020). "P. Bishop is Phillipina Bishop[…], vet P-Funk family and wife of vet P-Funk sound engineer Bob Bishop" (Tweet). Retrieved 31 December 2020 – via Twitter.