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  George Clinton - Music Downloads - Online
By 1980, George Clinton began to be weighed down by legal difficulties arising from Polygram's acquisition of Parliament's label, Casablanca.
During much of the three-year period from 1986 to 1989, Clinton became embroiled in legal difficulties (resulting from the myriad royalty problems latent during the '70s with recordings of over 40 musicians for four labels under three names).
Also problematic during the latter half of the '80s was Clinton's disintegrating reputation as a true forefather of rock; by the end of the decade, however, a generation of rappers reared on P-Funk were beginning to name check him.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/596/George-Clinton/1015727.html   (461 words)

  
  George Clinton (funk musician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Clinton (born July 22, 1942) is an American musician, considered one of the fathers of funk.
Alongside James Brown, George Clinton is considered to be one of the most sampled musicians ever.
On December 6, 2003, Clinton was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of possessing drug paraphernalia in Tallahassee, Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Clinton_(funk_musician)   (491 words)

  
 George Clinton (vice president) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Clinton was the brother of General James Clinton and the uncle of De Witt Clinton, who served as seventh and ninth Governor of New York.
Clinton County, New York and Clinton County, Ohio are named after him, and Washington, D.C. has erected a gilded equestrian sculpture of him on Connecticut Avenue.
Thus, in 1792, with George Washington as the prohibitive favorite for President, the Democratic-Republican Party fielded Clinton with the intention that he be elected Vice President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Clinton_(politician)   (529 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Funk pioneer George Clinton arrested
Clinton, 63, who headed the funk bands Parliament and Funkadelic -- and the collaboration later known as P-Funk -- in the 1970s and 1980s is considered a father of the genre.
Clinton started to reach into his pocket and the officer asked him if he had anything in his pocket that might be dangerous, Clendinen said.
Clinton was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of possession of the pipe, the Tallahassee Democrat first reported for Tuesday papers.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2003/12/09/funk_pioneer_george_clinton_arrested   (308 words)

  
 The Mayor's of Buffalo, New York -George William Clinton
Clinton was elected a Regent of the University in 1856, and in 1858 he completed a Digest of the law reports to that date.
Clinton said the main reason for forming this society was to "bring together all the plants and animals of the surrounding country, all its shells, insects, fishes, birds, beasts and animated things." Clinton was a true naturalist.
Clinton was the first president of the society and held that position for 20 years until he voluntarily declined to serve any longer.
www.buffalonian.com /history/industry/mayors/Clinton.htm   (1651 words)

  
 George Clinton
George Clinton, first governor of New York State, was born on July 26, 1739, to an Irish family that had immigrated to New Britain, a small town near the Hudson River.
Elected to serve in the Continental Congress, Clinton voted for the Declaration of Independence but was called by Washington to serve as brigadier general of militia and had to leave before the signing occurred.
Clinton died in Washington on April 20, 1812, and was buried there; in 1908 he was reinterred at Kingston, New York.
www.aoc.gov /cc/art/nsh/clinton.cfm   (265 words)

  
 George Clinton
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 AllRefer.com - George Clinton, colonial governor of New York (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Through family connections, Clinton was appointed (1741) governor of New York and arrived in the colony in 1743.
Clinton later quarreled with DeLancey; his attempts to regain his lost powers failed; and his administration resulted in a permanent weakening of royal government in New York.
Clinton was recalled (1753) to England and later served (1754–60) in Parliament.
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 CNN.com - Funkmeister George Clinton arrested - Dec. 9, 2003
Funk music pioneer George Clinton was arrested and charged with drug possession after allegedly admitting to an officer he had cocaine in his pocket.
Clinton was sitting by himself in a car in a gas station parking lot early Saturday when a police officer approached him, said Tallahassee Police spokesman Stewart Clendinen.
Clinton was charged with cocaine possession, a felony, and with possession of the pipe.
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/12/09/georgeclinton.arrest.ap   (288 words)

  
 George Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clinton was likewise prevented from signing the declaration with the New York delegation on 15 July, by receiving, on the 7th of that month, an imperative call from Washington to take post in the Highlands, with rank as general of militia.
In 1792, when Washington was re-elected, Clinton had for the same office fifty votes, and at the sixth presidential election, 1809-'13, he received six ballots from New York for the office of president.
In 1800 he was chosen to the legislature after one of the most hotly contested elections in the annals of the state; and in 1801 he was again governor.
www.arthurstclair.com /georgeclinton.org   (782 words)

  
 George Clinton (1940 - )
George Clinton (born July 22, 1940) is an American musician, considered one of the fathers of funk.
George Clinton, father of P-funk, Lee Perry and Sun Ra, all three of them believe they were born in space, and all three are fl
George Clinton's post-bicentennial message to those in the "chocolate cities" was that America could be theirs, too, without any loss of their own fl, regional identities.
www.jahsonic.com /GeorgeClinton.html   (781 words)

  
 George Clinton News - Topix
Music legends Patti LaBelle and George Clinton are the headliners for this year's Rochester MusicFest at Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way.
Patti LaBelle and George Clinton are the headliners for this year's Rochester MusicFest.
I edit the George Clinton News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /who/george-clinton   (600 words)

  
 Governor George Clinton and Cornelia Tappen
Revolutionary War general, statesman and lawyer George Clinton was elected governor of New York for six successive terms, 1777 to 1795 and was called the Father of New York State.
Born in 1739 in New York Clinton studied law and was elected to the Provincial Assembly in 1768, gaining a reputation as a defender of freedom of speech and the press.
Clinton's age and infirmity had, if anything, enhanced his value to the president, because Jefferson intended to pass his party's mantle to Secretary of State James Madison when he retired after his second term, yet he needed an honest, "plain" Republican vice president in the meantime.
www.iment.com /maida/familytree/henry/bios/georgeclinton.htm   (810 words)

  
 George Clinton Arrested on Drug Charge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clinton, 63, was sitting alone in the passenger seat of a car in a gas station parking lot in Tallahassee about 2 a.m.
Clinton started to reach into his pocket and the officer asked him if he had anything in his pocket that might be dangerous.Clinton allegedly responded "I've got a little cocaine."
Clinton was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of possession of a crack pipe.
vybr8r.com /news/show.php?id=1215   (150 words)

  
 George Clinton is drawn to the rebel edge
George Clinton performing free in Hart Plaza would be a major social event and a pure musical pleasure under any circumstances.
Clinton has also connected with the rebel DNA of punk and alternative rockers (he produced the second Red Hot Chili Peppers album at the old United Sound studio in Detroit).
Clinton is well aware of the magnitude of last year's festival.
www.freep.com /entertainment/music/george24_20020524.htm   (977 words)

  
 Clinton, George on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Clinton later quarreled with De Lancey; his attempts to regain his lost powers failed; and his administration resulted in a permanent weakening of royal government in New York.
Clinton was recalled (1753) to England and later served (1754-60) in Parliament.
CHURCH AND STATE.(President Bill Clinton was a defender of the separation between church and state, while President George W. Bush was hardly in office before he began attacking that separation)(this and other items...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/ClintonG1.asp   (495 words)

  
 Funk genesis - theage.com.au
Clinton would have been happy to fly over in the Mothership - the legendary spacecraft prop from which the band descend at the start of their shows - but it's too big for the Metro stage.
Long-time Clinton sideman Bootsy Collins appears in his signature star-shaped sunglasses on two recent Nike commercials in the US, and his voice was used on recent Fatboy Slim single Weapon of Choice.
By the 1980s, Clinton and fellow funk pioneers James Brown, Bootsy Collins and New Orleans bands such as the Meters gave birth to a funk offspring in the form of hip-hop, which enabled the Clinton legacy to endure with his riffs and beats living on in thousands of hip-hop samples and loops.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2002/07/19/1026898906002.html   (1725 words)

  
 Clinton Pleads No Contest To Drug Charges
Funk legend George Clinton has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor drug paraphernalia charges in Tallahassee, Fla. Clinton, 63, was sentenced to 200 hours of community service and two years of probation.
Clinton, who is scheduled to begin a concert tour Aug. 27, hoped to teach free music education courses as part of his community-service work, said his attorney, Matt Willard.
Clinton pleaded not guilty in December, saying the arrest report was inaccurate and his arrest was unlawful.
www.billboard.com /bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000611268   (190 words)

  
 George S. Clinton - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
George was in NYC last week to participate as a mentor in the IFP's Rough Cuts program.
George's upcoming projects include, "Flakes" an indie film about a New Orleans singer-songwriter who's day gig is managing a "Cereal Bar," "Big Momma's House 2" for Fox, "The Cleaner" for New Line, and "Santa Clause 3" for Disney.
George was in Boston at Berklee College of Music last week where BMI presented a scholarship in his name.
www.georgesclinton.com /news.html   (310 words)

  
 Atomic Dog by George Clinton Songfacts
This was released under George Clinton's name after he lost the rights to the names "Funkadelic" and "Parliament," but he used the same musicians.
Clinton admitted to being in an "enhanced" state when he recorded this.
When Clinton taped his vocals, the backing music was playing backward due to an engineer's error.
www.songfacts.com /detail.lasso?id=2088   (307 words)

  
 George Clinton, vice president of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1775, Clinton was elected one of the state's delegates to the Second Continental Congress.
Clinton's defense of the Hudson, although courageous, resulted in the capture of Fort Clinton and Fort Montgomery by the British general, Sir Henry
Jay, running against Clinton for governor, lost the election of 1792 only by a questionable manipulation of returns on the part of the Clintonians, and in 1795 Jay won with ease, Clinton having declined to become a candidate.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0812583.html   (466 words)

  
 George Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
George Clinton spent his teenage years in Plainfield, New Jersey, where he founded a vocal group called the Parliaments.
Clinton animated the moral conflict between opposing forces of good (the trippy funkateer "Starchild") and evil (the uptight, uptight "Sir Nose D'Void of Funk") over the course of a five-year run of Parliament albums, from Mothership Connection (1976) to Trombipulation (1981).
By the Nineties, Clinton was widely recognized as a fl-music patriarch and pioneer whose contributions put him in a league with James Brown.
www.georgeclinton.com /biography.php   (842 words)

  
 GEORGE CLINTON INTERVIEW
George was at the top of his game at the time and his stage life looked rosy.
George Clinton continues to "do his Thang" while ignoring the little bumps in the long road of his career.
One thing about the interview that PT did with George, he didn’t talk a lot about your connection with George Clinton and the funk, so our readers probably don’t know that you were actually signed to the production and record company that was being formed by George at that time, Uncle Jam.
www.recordingeq.com /EQ/req0700/clinton.html   (2482 words)

  
 George Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
George Clinton (1739-1812), an American statesman and soldier, served as vice president of the United States from 1805 until his death.
Clinton strongly believed in states' rights and opposed New York's ratification of the Constitution of the United States.
Clinton was born in Little Britain, New York.
www.worldbook.com /wc/features/presidents/html/clinton_george.htm   (217 words)

  
 George Clinton Loses His Funk - Dec 08, 2003 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A curious police officer approached the car to see what Clinton was doing, at which point the funk legend tried unsuccessfully to conceal a glass crack pipe between the seats, a police spokesperson said.
Clinton then reportedly admitted to the officer that he was holding a small amount of cocaine.
Clinton spent less than an hour behind bars before coming up with the $2,650 he needed to make bail.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,13062,00.html?tnews   (350 words)

  
 George Clinton and Miscellaneous P-Funk
The long-awaited collaboration between Clinton and Sly Stone is disappointing ("Hydraulic Pump"), and most of the record sounds like outtakes from scrapped solo albums (Blackbyrd McKnight's "Acupuncture," Junie's "One Of Those Summers").
George bounces back with wry social commentary ("Bullet Proof," the album's best tune), sexual innuendo ("Pleasures Of Exhaustion") and nonsensical story-songs ("Double Uh-Oh") on side one, but after the Bootsy collaboration "My Bodyguard" the record runs out of steam.
Clinton's formula is sluggish funk vamps with programmed drums, synth bass and endlessly repeated chants; it gets dull during the opening "Bounce 2 This" and doesn't get any better thereafter.
www.warr.org /clinton.html   (3690 words)

  
 GEORGE CLINTON
While George Clinton does not share M.O.’s with the typical predictors of millenium madness, he too is carefully anticipating the stroke of midnight Dec 31, 1999.
Clinton and fellow funk mutation, (I mean musician,) Bootsie Collins claim to have encountered an alien and various other unidentified funky objects a few years back on a Toronto freeway.
Luckily for Clinton and his fans, the hippest senior citizen in music today is entirely too busy for a militia membership.
www.arielpublicity.com /george_clinton/press_2.html   (1887 words)

  
 George Clinton's Plea Funk - Aug 12, 2004 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Aug 12, 2004, 9:00 AM PT George Clinton has got his groove back.
The legal eagle said he firmly believed that his client would have been exonerated had the case gone any further, but he agreed that this resolution was in his client's best interests.
The 63-year-old was busted last December in Tallahassee after a local cop spotted Clinton in a parked Nissan Sentra in the wee hours of the morning.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/1,1,14703,00.html   (315 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: POTUS
George Washington -- from The Presidents of the United States of America
The Apotheosis of George Washington -- by Laura Dove, Lisa Guernsey, Scott Atkins and Adriana Rissetto
George Washington on the Frontier -- from The Fort Edwards Foundation
www.ipl.org /div/potus/gwashington.html   (772 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Funk pioneer George Clinton arrested for drugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Funk music pioneer George Clinton was arrested and charged with drug possession after allegedly telling an officer he had cocaine in his pocket.
Music pioneer George Clinton was arrested and charged with drug possession.
Clinton, 63, who headed the funk bands Parliament and Funkadelic — and the collaboration later known as P-Funk — in the 1970s and 1980s is considered a father of the genre.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2003-12-09-clinton_x.htm   (345 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: For the Record 5: George Clinton & P-Funkadelic (For the Record)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
From a Plainfield, New Jersey, barber shop to the Mothership and beyond, George Clinton and P-Funk: An Oral History is the riotous story of the Parliafunkadelicment thang straight from the mouths of those who created and witnessed it: Clinton himself, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell, and dozens of others.
Clinton's transformation of the band from a bunch of acid-crazed former doo-woppers with loud amps into a slightly less crazed juggernaut that ruled late-'70s stages and airwaves is the main story here.
Interesting insights were the introduction of George to Bootsy, quarrels within the band, the competition between the Brides of Funkenstein and Parlet, and how the band broke up.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0380793784?v=glance   (885 words)

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