Pictorial career overview of George Clinton and P-Funk

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Book George Clinton And P FunkThe Music Book Collector just released a pictorial overview of George Clinton's career, full off Album Jackets, Picture sleeves and records labels, plus an extensive discography. This book is composed by Dutch P-Funk guru's Edwin and Arno Konings and Marcel Visser. This hardcover book contains 192 color pages that covers the entire discography of George Clinton and the entire P-Funk family.

 

About 54 years ago, in 1959, George Clinton started his career as member of the band 'The Parliaments' with this group they released the first single called 'Poor Willie'. All single and album sleeves from that first release till recent releases are printed in full color in this amazing book. It also contains promotional pictures and newspaper articles. This book also cover the sleeves of artist who George Clinton collaborated with as writer, producer. Artists like Zapp, Roger Troutman, Mutiny, Fred Wesley, Ruth Copeland etc. The complete P-Funk family exist, Parlet, Bootsy Collins, Eddie Hazel. It is a good source for hunting the complete P-Funk discography. This superb book is a must for the P-Funk fan and for the serious collector. This book is of outstanding quality the authors are really taking care of it. I'm very pleased to have this on my bookshelf.

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From the press release.

English: Two of the world’s most fanatic soul and funk record collectors bundled their efforts, which led to two unique illustrated discography books on Sly and the Family Stone and George Clinton and the P-Funk genre. Dutch authors Marcel Visser and Arno Konings came up with vast pictorial career overviews including album jackets, picture sleeves and record labels, plus an extensive discography. This resulted in two books published by Dutch publisher BBNC in association with The Music Book Collector, available November 1st.

George Clinton, Parliament, Funkadelic and their various offshoots mixed funk and soul with psychedelia to devastating effect. What began in the mid-1950s as doo-wopping pals singing on the street corner morphed over the next two decades into a wild melange of topnotch musicianship, wild lyrics and outlandish conceptualism. P-Funk was and is a crucialstage in the development of funk, soul and black American pop culture. The book covers the entire discography of George Clinton and associated P-Funk acts. It offers a complete career overview, from the first doo-wop recordings of the Parliaments up to the most recent releases of 2013. Beside the mainstays Parliament and Funkadelic, each members solo work is covered. Illustrated with a plethora of vinyl, compact discs, photos and posters, it’s a unique collection covered in a single book, eagerly awaited by P-Funk fans all over the globe.

Dutch:
Twee van ’s werelds fanatieksteverzamelaars van funk- en soulmuziekhebben hun gezamenlijkecollecties van Sly and The FamilyStone en George Clinton enverwante P-Funk artiesten inboekvormgebundeld. Marcel Visseren Arno Konings brachten eenwereldwijd ongekende verzamelingmuziekdragers,foto’s en promotiemateriaal van deze artiesten bijeen.Dat resulteerde in twee uniekegeïllustreerde (Engelstalige)discografieboeken, uitgegeven doorBBNC uitgevers in samenwerkingmet The Music Book Collector,die vanaf 1 november aanstaande verkrijgbaar zijn.

George Clinton, Parliament, Funkadelic en daaruit voortvloeiende acts mengden soul, funk enpsychedelia op drastische wijze. De oorsprong uit de doowop van de jaren vijftig transformeerde in twee decennia tot een bonte mix van heftige teksten, grensverleggende muzikaliteit en fantastische, excentrieke concepten. In dit boek komt de volledige discografie van George Clinton en verwante P-Funk acts aan bod, van de eerste doowop-platen van The Parliaments tot aan de recente releases van 2013. Behalve het groepswerk van Parliament en Funkadelic wordt ook het solowerk van de bandleden behandeld, alles geïllustreerd met een schatkamer aan vinyl, cd’s, foto’s en promotiemateriaal. Een met recht unieke collectie in boekvorm, die de P-Funk fans wereldwijd in vervoering zal brengen.

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