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George Clinton Designs Court-themed Underwear

24th May 2013

Cash-strapped funk icon George Clinton is selling specially-designed underwear to help fund his legal battles.The Parliament star is embroiled in a number of lawsuits over the copyright to his songs, and was ordered by a...

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George Clinton Asks Barack Obama For Federal Probe Into Record Industry

23rd May 2013

Funk legend George Clinton has asked U.S. President Barack Obama to order a federal probe into music copyright laws after alleging he has been cheated out of millions of dollars.The Parliament star is currently embroiled...

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George Clinton To Expose Legal Hell On Reality Show

23rd May 2013

Funk icon George Clinton has vowed to use his new reality Tv show to highlight his various legal battles over the copyright to his songs.The Funkadelic legend is embroiled in numerous ongoing lawsuits over the...

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George Clinton's Estranged Wife Wants Alimony Payments

17th March 2013

Funk star George Clinton's estranged wife is demanding temporary alimony as they take their divorce battle through the courts.The music legend filed divorce papers to end his 22-year marriage to Stephanie Lynn Clinton last month...

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George Clinton Headed For Divorce

24th February 2013

Funk icon George Clinton has filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years.In documents submitted in a Florida court, the music legend alleges his relationship with Stephanie Lynn Clinton is "irretrievably broken". According...

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George Clinton Hands Over Song Copyrights To Pay Off Legal Fees

6th January 2013

Funk icon George Clinton has been ordered to hand over the copyrights to four of his classic tracks to pay off debts to his former lawyers.The music legend's former representatives at Seattle, Washington-based law firm...

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George Clinton Facing More Tax Troubles

3rd September 2012

George Clinton's money woes are stacking up - the funk legend has been hit with his second tax bill this year (12).The Parliament star filed for bankruptcy in 1984 and has struggled to stay on...

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George Clinton In Tax Trouble

4th June 2012

Funk legend George Clinton has been accused of falling behind with his taxes and racking up more than $100,000 (£62,500) in late payments.The music legend, who filed for bankruptcy in 1984, has been struggling financially...

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George Clinton Settles Copyright Lawsuit With Black Eyed Peas

19th May 2012

Funk icon George Clinton has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit with the Black Eyed Peas over his track (Not Just) Knee Deep.Clinton's lawyers filed the copyright infringement suit in the U.S. District Court for the...

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Funk Legend George Clinton Asks Fans To Help Restore Studio

20th February 2012

Cash-strapped funk icon George Clinton is appealing to fans to help him raise $50,000 (£31,250) to preserve his recording studio in Florida.The Parliament-Funkadelic frontman, 70, is using online fundraising website IndieGoGo to encourage devotees to...

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Parliament Funkadelic Hit With Lawsuit

1st February 2012

Funk star George Clinton and his band Parliament Funkadelic have been hit with a lawsuit after allegedly failing to stage a show in New York last year (11).According to club owners, the group signed a...

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George Clinton's Guitarist Begs Fans To Help Her Get Stolen Guitar Back

10th August 2011

George Clinton's guitarist is begging fans to help her locate her stolen instrument.Shaunna Hall, who is a member of the funk icon's Parliament-Funkadelic band, has revealed her custom-made guitar was stolen last week (ends05Aug11) from...

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Four Injured By Shooter Outside George Clinton Concert

31st July 2011

Four people were shot after funk legend George Clinton's concert in Ohio on Saturday (30Jul11).The musician had just completed a performance at the Unity in the Park festival in Cleveland when a large fight erupted...

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George Clinton Sues Former Lawyers

14th July 2011

Funk legend George Clinton is suing his former lawyers for $10 million (£6.25 million) over allegations they failed to pursue two cases of copyright infringement on his behalf.The cash-strapped music icon, 69, claims he hired...

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Funk Icon George Clinton In Hospital

27th May 2011

Funk legend George Clinton has been hospitalised to treat an infection in his leg.The 69-year-old star was recently admitted to a medical facility after his doctor noticed an abnormality during a routine check-up. But Clinton's...

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George Clinton Suing Black Eyed Peas Over Shut Up

16th December 2010

GEORGE CLINTON, the American singer-songwriter and founding member of the funk band 'Parliament', is suing the R&B group the BLACK EYED PEAS claiming that they sampled one of his tracks on their hit song 'Shut...

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Black Eyed Peas Sued

14th December 2010

Black Eyed Peas are being sued by funk legend George Clinton. The singer and songwriter filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement lawsuit in California over remixes of the band's 2003 song 'Shut Up', which he...

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Clinton Suing Black Eyed Peas

13th December 2010

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON has launched legal action against the BLACK EYED PEAS over allegations they illegally sampled his classic hit (NOT JUST) KNEE DEEP on the remix to their single SHUT UP.Clinton's lawyers filed...

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Odadjian Earns Clinton's Respect With Perfect Impression

22nd August 2010

Funk superstar GEORGE CLINTON was so impressed with rocker SHAVO ODADJIAN's perfect impersonation of him he insisted the former SYSTEM OF A DOWN star step up to the mic in the studio.Odadjian was producing tracks...

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Robert Wilson Founder Of The Gap Band Dies Aged 53

17th August 2010

Bassist and founder of the legendary funk group THE GAP BAND, ROBERT WILSON, has died aged 53. Wilson, who made up the band with his brothers CHARLIE WILSON and RONNIE WILSON, died on Sunday 18th...

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Clinton Sued By Accountants

4th June 2010

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON is set for more financial woes - the cash-strapped star is facing a lawsuit from his former accountants.The star filed for bankruptcy in 1984 and has been struggling financially for many...

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Clinton's Son Found Dead

9th February 2010

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON is in mourning following the death of his son, according to reports.The body of George Clinton, Jr. was discovered at his home in Tallahassee, Florida on 1 February (10), reports EurWeb.com....

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Clinton Receives Advance To Bury Late Mother

29th December 2009

Funk icon GEORGE CLINTON will be able to bury his late mother in style after receiving financial help from his new management team.The legendary musician, 68, has been struggling to find the funds needed to...

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Clinton To Be Honoured At Bmi Urban Awards

29th July 2009

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON will be honoured at the BMI URBAN AWARDS later this year (09).The music pioneer will take the BMI Icon title, previously awarded to James Brown, The Bee Gees, Willie Nelson and...

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Raconteurs & Rock Land Prizes At Detroit Awards

19th April 2009

The RACONTEURS, KID ROCK, GEORGE CLINTON and the AMBOY DUKES were the big winners at the 18th annual Detroit Music Awards in Michigan on Friday night (17Apr09). Ted Nugent and the Amboy Dukes reunited for the...

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Stone & Clinton Team Up To Wow Funk Fans

12th February 2009

Funk legends SLY STONE and GEORGE CLINTON wowed music fans at Los Angeles' tiny Little Temple Bar venue on Tuesday night (10Feb09) when they teamed up for an impromptu three-song jam. Reclusive Stone was at the...

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The Things They Say 10185

10th November 2008

"I have a load of guns and I have to hunt. Just keep me away from the deer; I have a Bambi complex." Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON refuses to hunt deer....

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Clinton's Cloning Beliefs

10th November 2008

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON wants to store his DNA - so scientists of the future will be able to make a cloned copy of him. The star believes technology is now sufficiently advanced that making...

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Clinton + Sheila E Go Country

6th November 2008

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON and PRINCE's former drummer SHEILA E are to join the MONKEES MICKEY DOLENZ and actor RICHARD GRIECO for the third season of U.S. celebrity talent show GONE COUNTRY. The eclectic bunch...

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Clinton Plans Covers Album

29th June 2008

Funk icon GEORGE CLINTON is to release a covers album with a little help from his famous friends. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Carlos Santana, Sly Stone, rapper RZA and gospel star Kim Burrell will...

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