The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein

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The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein
Parliament-The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Parliament
Released September 1976
Recorded 1976
Studio United Sound, Detroit, Michigan, and Hollywood Sound, Hollywood, California
Genre Funk
Length 40:11
Label Casablanca
Producer George Clinton
Parliament chronology
Mothership Connection
(1975)Mothership Connection1975
The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein
(1976)
Live: P-Funk Earth Tour
(1977)Live: P-Funk Earth Tour1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard(favorable)[2]
Robert ChristgauB+[3]
Rolling Stone5/5 stars[4]

The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein is an album by funk band Parliament, released in September 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]

Side One
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Prelude"George Clinton, Bernie Worrell1:40
2."Gamin' on Ya"George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell3:02
3."Dr. Funkenstein" (released as single-Casablanca 875)George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell5:46
4."Children of Production"George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell3:57
5."Getten' to Know You"George Clinton, Garry Shider5:20
Side Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Do That Stuff" (released as single-Casablanca 871 and 12" single-Casablanca NBX-871)George Clinton, Garry Shider, Bernie Worrell4:47
7."Everything Is on the One"George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell3:47
8."I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)"George Clinton, Garry Shider, Glenn Goins6:01
9."Funkin' for Fun"George Clinton, Garry Shider, Glenn Goins5:56

Personnel[edit]

Horn arrangement by Bernie Worrell (tracks 2, 7, 8, 9) and Fred Wesley (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6).

Production
  • Produced by George Clinton
  • Engineered by Igor Jim Callow, Igor Jim Vitti
  • Mastered br Allen Zentz
  • Photography by Ron Slenzak
  • Art Direction and Design by Chris Whorf/Gribbitt!

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