The Record Collection

Parliament: Mothership Connection (1975)

Casablanca NBLP 7022
Mercury 077 032 (2003)

Mothership Connection

Track list:

01 – P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)
02 – Mothership Connection (Star Child)
03 – Unfunky UFO
04 – Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication
05 – Handcuffs
06 – Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)
07 – Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples


George Clinton, Calvin Simon, Fuzzy Haskins, Ray Davis, Grady Thomas, Gary Shider, Glen Goins, Bootsie Collins;
Horns: Fred Wesley, Macco Parker, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Boom, Joe Farrell;
Bass: Bootsie Collins, Cordell Mosson; Glen Goins, Bootsie Collins;
Guitars: Gary Shider, Michael Hampton,
Drums and Percussion: Tiki Fulwood, Jerome Brailey, Bootsie Collins, Gary Cooper;
Keyboards & Synthesizers: Bernie Worrell;
Horn Arrangements: Fred Wesley, Bernie Worrell;
Rhythm Arrangements: Bootsie Collins, George Clinton.
Extra-terrestrial Voices & Good Time Hand Clappers: Gary Cooper, Debbie Edwards, Taka Kahn, Archie Ivy, Bryna Chimenti, Raputin Boutte, Pam Vincent, Debra Wright, Sidney Barnes.

P. Funk Labs: United Sound, Detroit, Michigan and Hollywood Sound, Hollywood, California

Produced and Conceived by: George Clinton
Stirrers and Blenders: Jim Vitti (Detroit), Ralph [oops] Jim Callow (Hollywood):

Photography: David Alexander
Art direction & design: Gribbitt

#1-7: released as Casablanca NBLP 7022, December 1975

Re-mastered (2003) by: Suha Hur
Re-issue supervisor: Harry Weinger

Art Direction (2003): Vartan
Design: Mathieu Bitton
Inside booklet photography: david Alexander

Liner notes (2003): Tom Vickers (former Minister of Information for Parliament-Funkadelic)