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Mommy, What's a Funkadelic?

Title of song: Mommy, What's a Funkadelic?

Artist: Funkadelic

Title of album: Funkadelic

Year of first release: 1970

The strong bass guitar and rhythm, a future trademark of Funkadelic (along with the finale, a long jam session), is established on this song, though there are no solos (the presence is another characteristic of Funkadelic).

Songwriter: George Clinton

Memorable Lyrics:

  • Funkadelic "will do you no harm, other than pee in your Afro"
  • "My name is Funk/I am not of your world"
  • "I am Funkadelic/Dedicated to the feeling of good"
  • "If you will suck my soul, I will lick your funky emotions."

Complete lyrics at the Motherpage (http://www.duke.edu/~tmc/motherpage/lyrics_funkadelic/lyr-funkadelic#lyr-s-mommy)

The song describes both Funk (see P Funk mythology) and Funkadelic, explaining the purpose and meaning of both.

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