50 Years Ago Today- Funkadelic Releases Psych Rock Classic ‘Maggot Brain’

50 years ago today (7/12/71), Funkadelic released its seminal psych rock LP ‘Maggot Brain‘. This was the last album that featured the original Funkadelic lineup; shortly after Maggot Brain was recorded, Tawl Ross, Eddie Hazel, Billy Nelson, and Tiki Fulwood left the band for various reasons. Starting with the ten-minute instrumental opener featuring blistering an extended guitar solo from Hazel that is quite unlike anything on this side of Hendrix, Funkadelic made good use of its experimental platform on this, their third LP. Check it out in full…

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