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Mothership Connection
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Mothership Connection

Mothership Connection
Album by Parliament
Released February 1976
Recorded Summer/Fall 1975 at Limited Sound in Detroit, Michigan and Hollywood Sound in Hollywood, California
Genre Funk
Length 38 min 06 sec
Record label Casablanca/Mercury Records
Producer George Clinton
Professional reviews
All Music Guide review 5 stars out of 5 link
Parliament Chronology
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Mothership Connection
Clones of Dr. Funkenstein

Mothership Connection is a funk album by Parliament, released in 1975. This concept album (see P Funk mythology) is usually rated as one of Parliament's best. Mothership Connection was the first P-funk album with Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley, who had left The JB's, James Brown's backing band.

Table of contents
1 Track listing
2 Personnel
3 Chart positions

Track listing

  1. "P-Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up)" (Clinton/Collins/Worrell) - 7:41
  2. "Mothership Connection (Star Child)" (Clinton/Collins/Worrell) - 6:13
  3. "Unfunky UFO" (Clinton/Collins/Snider) - 4:23
  4. "Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication" (Clinton/Collins/Shider/Worrell) - 5:03
  5. "Handcuffs" (Clinton/Goins/McLaughlin) - 3:51
  6. "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Mothersucker)" (Clinton/Collins/Worrell) - 5:46
  7. "Night of the Thumpasorus Peoples" (Clinton/Collins/Snider) - 5:10


Chart positions

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album
1976	Pop Albums	                No. 13
1976	Black Albums	                No. 4
Billboard Music Charts (North America) - singles
1976	Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk)	   Pop Singles    No. 15
1976	Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk)	   Black Singles  No. 5