George Clinton - Quotes

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Style is whatever you want to do, if you can do it with confidence.

Style is whatever you want to do, if you can do it with confidence.

You can rebel against everything adults say. When I want to find out what the new music is, I find out what parents hate. ---->>>

Record companies would rather you stay dumb, not even think of it as a business, so they can either rip you off or get you out of the way in five years to make way for the new groups. ---->>>

I think a lot of people really have religious overtones of having come from somewhere. I mean, even the whole concept of religion is kind of alien. ---->>>

I'm always surprised that I'm still around funk and that people are still into it. ---->>>

When I hear music that parents hate, or older musicians hate, I know that's the new music. When I hear older people saying, 'I hate Rap or Techno' I rush to it. ---->>>

Hip-hop is getting to the point now where they are going to start sounding like Al Jarreau or Bobby McFerrin or some of the other poets. Some of the better rappers can rap real fast without even melodies. It'll get to that same point. ---->>>

The words I use too often are X-rated, something an old man like me shouldn't be talking about anyway. ---->>>

I was at the Apollo Theater all the time, skipping school, and I worked in a barbershop. That's how I started with doo-wop. Now I've come full circle. I did all kinds of music. I used to work on Broadway and Tin Pan Alley. ---->>>

I pick up on styles, way before they get popular, pretty much before young kids do. I see 'em coming. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-22, 1941
Occupation: Musician

George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer. His band Parliament-Funkadelic (which recorded under the names Parliament and Funkadelic) developed a form of funk music during the 1970s and early 1980s that he termed P-Funk. He launched a solo career in 1981 (wikipedia)