is the fifth album by The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein 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.
Track listing [ edit ]
Side One Title Writer(s) 1. "Prelude" George Clinton, Bernie Worrell 1:40 2. "Gamin' on Ya" George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell 3:02 3. " Dr. Funkenstein" (released as single-Casablanca 875) George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell 5:46 4. "Children of Production" George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell 3:57 5. "Gettin' to Know You" George Clinton, Garry Shider 5:20
Side Two Title Writer(s) 6. " Do That Stuff" (released as single-Casablanca 871 and 12" single-Casablanca NBX-871) George Clinton, Garry Shider, Bernie Worrell 4:47 7. "Everything Is on the One" George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell 3:47 8. "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)" George Clinton, Garry Shider, Glenn Goins 6:01 9. "Funkin' for Fun" George Clinton, Garry Shider, Glenn Goins 5:56
Personnel [ edit ]
Lead vocals - George Clinton (lead in "Prelude", "Dr. Funkenstein"), Calvin Simon, Fuzzy Haskins, Raymond Davis, Grady Thomas, Garry Shider (lead in "Getten' to Know You"), Glenn Goins (lead in "I've Been Watching You", "Funkin' for Fun"), Bootsy Collins
Horns - Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Rick Gardner, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker
Bass guitar - Cordell Mosson, Bootsy Collins, Renny Jones
Guitars - Garry Shider, Michael Hampton, Glen Goins
Drums and percussion - Jerome Brailey, Bootsy Collins, Gary Cooper
Keyboards and synthesizers - Bernie Worrell Backing vocals and handclaps - Debbie Edwards, Taka Khan, Gary Cooper
Horn arrangement by Bernie Worrell (tracks 2, 7, 8, 9) and Fred Wesley (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6).
Produced by George Clinton
Engineered by Igor Jim Callow, Igor Jim Vitti Mastered br Allen Zentz
Ron Slenzak Art Direction and Design by Chris Whorf/Gribbitt!
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