kids encyclopedia robot

George Clinton (musician) facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
George Clinton
George Clinton in Centreville.jpg
George Clinton performing in 2007
Background information
Birth name George Clinton
Born (1941-07-22) July 22, 1941 (age 81)
Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
Origin Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Genres Funk, soul, R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, producer
Instruments vocals, synthesizers, keyboard
Years active 1955–Present
Labels Capitol
Paisley Park/Warner Bros.
Sony 550 Music/Epic
The C Kunspyruhzy
Associated acts Parliament

George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American musician. He was involved in funk music and created a genre called P-Funk. He also worked as a record producer for bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers. He was also part of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s. From 1981, he performed by himself as a solo artist. He has been called one of the most important innovators of funk music, next to James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.

Black History Month on Kiddle
Famous African-American Inventors:
George Robert Carruthers
Patricia Bath
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
Alexander Miles
kids search engine
George Clinton (musician) Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.