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GEORGE CLINTON was born on 22 July, 1940. GEORGE CLINTON is a member of Funkadelic, Parliament. GEORGE CLINTON released Nineteen albums from 1982 till 2006. The first album GEORGE CLINTON released in the eighties is 'Computer Games' on Records. Other albums that GEORGE CLINTON recorded are 'R & B Skeletons In The Closet', 'The Best Of George Clinton', 'You Shouldn't Nuf Bit Fish'. Twenty two albums of GEORGE CLINTON reached the billboard The Billboard 200 chart. The highest charted album was 'You Shouldn t-nuf Bit Fish' from 1984. This album debuted in 1984 on the The Billboard 200 chart and reached number 10 and lasts 0 weeks on this chart. Other charted albums are `T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.' #12 (The Billboard 200) and `Greatest Funkin Hits' #13 (The Billboard 200) and `Hey Man...Smell My Finger' #14 (The Billboard 200) and `Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends' #16 (The Billboard 200) and `R' #17 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends' #17 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `You Shouldn't-nuf Bit Fish' #18 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `The Cinderella Theory' #19 (The Billboard 200) and `Computer Games' #3 (Black Albums) and `Hey Man...Smell My Finger' #31 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `Computer Games' #40 (Pop Albums) and `Greatest Funkin' Hits' #46 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `The Cinderella Theory' #75 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `R' #81 (The Billboard 200) and `Greatest Funkin Hits' #98 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) From 1982 till 1997 GEORGE CLINTON released also fourteen singles. The first single GEORGE CLINTON released in the eighties is 'Loopzilla' on Records. Other released tracks are 'Why Should I Dog You Out? (1989 / PAISLEY PARK)', 'Atomic Dog (1983 / )', 'Get Dressed (1983 / )',

George Clinton (born July 22, 1940) is an American musician, considered one of the fathers of funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and was a solo funky artist as of 1981.

He was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina, and grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey. In Plainfield, he ran a barber salon, where he straightened hair, and soon formed a doo wop group, inspired by Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, called The Parliaments. Despite initial failures, the Parliaments eventually found success under the names Parliament and Funkadelic in the seventies (see also P-Funk). This article will focus on his solo efforts after 1981. For information on The Parliaments, Parliament or Funkadelic, see their respective articles, or P-Funk.

Usually recording under the name George Clinton & the P.Funk All-Stars, Clinton recorded several solo albums. The primary reason was legal difficulties, due to the complex copyright and trademark issues surrounding the name "Parliament" (primarily) and Polygram's purchase of his former label (as part of Parliament), Casablanca. In 1982, Clinton signed to Capitol Records as a solo artist and as the P.Funk All-Stars, releasing Computer Games that same year. "Loopzilla" hit the Top 20 R&B charts, followed by "Atomic Dog," which reached #1 R&B but peaked at #101 on the pop chart. In the next three years, Clinton released three more studio albums (You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish, Some of My Best Jokes Are Friends and R&B Skeletons in the Closet) as well as a live album, Mothership Connection (Live from the Summit, Houston, Texas) and charting three singles in the R&B Top 30, "Nubian Nut," "Last Dance," and "Do Fries Go with that Shake." This period included multiple legal problems (resulting in financial difficulties) due to complex royalty and copyright issues. His popularity waned in the mid 1980s, but was revived by the rise of rap music (particularly, in the 1990s, G Funk), as many rappers cited him as an influence and began sampling him.

In 1989, Clinton released The Cinderella Theory on Paisley Park, Prince's record label. This was followed by Hey Man, Smell My Finger. Clinton then signed with Sony 550 and released T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (the awesome power of a fully operational mothership) in 1996, having reunited with several old members of Parliament and Funkadelic. Add/Complete Bio

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