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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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Clinton Searching For Missing Camera

20th December 2006

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON has called on the Californian public to help him track down a video camera stolen in Los Angeles last week (ends17DEC06). Clinton was filming a music video for his track BOUNCE...

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Chenoweth's Holy Night Is Extra Special

27th November 2006

Actress/singer KRISTIN CHENOWETH's updated version of festive favourite O HOLY NIGHT is extra special to her because it was recorded a day after the death of her grandmother. The former WEST WING star recorded the...

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Stars Scoop-up Superman Dog Tags

24th June 2006

KATE BOSWORTH, WILMER VALDERRAMA and JOSH HOLLOWAY are all sporting the latest must-have accessory - Superman Dog Tags to support the CHRISTOPHER REEVE Foundation. The $10 (GBP6) tag features the Superman logo on the front...

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Clinton Set For A Scary Horrorween

23rd May 2006

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON will have a Halloween to remember this October (06) - he'll star in and score scary movie HORRORWEEN. The PARLIAMENT frontman will team up with JILL KIMMEL, the sister of US...

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Clinton To Headline Sex Ball

22nd May 2006

Funk legend GEORGE CLINTON has signed on to headline the first Exotic Erotic Ball in New York next month (17JUN06). MOTLEY CRUE star TOMMY LEE, synth-pop pioneer THOMAS DOLBY and adult actress TERA PATRICK will...

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Jerkins Plans Musical Katrina Relief

21st April 2006

Top producer RODNEY JERKINS will showcase the talent on his upcoming Hurricane Katrina benefit album by releasing an all-star version of SISTER SLEDGE hit WE ARE FAMILY in June (06). The Grammy-winning music mogul gathered...

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Clinton Advises Musicians To Make Themselves Crazy

6th September 2005

Eccentric funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON is advising performers to give into eccentricity - because losing touch with reality is inevitable in the music business. The ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE hitmaker, long noted for...

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Fascinating Fact 118

1st September 2005

CELINE DION, ELTON JOHN, LORETTA LYNN and GEORGE CLINTON are among the stars scheduled to perform at comedian JERRY LEWIS' 40th annual TV telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The eight-hour marathon of performances and...

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Dead Dog Ended Clinton's Friendship With Fan

31st August 2005

Eccentric funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON has cut off contact with one of his fans, after he was a sent a dead dog as a gift. The ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE hitmaker had been...

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P-funk Founder Davis Dead

8th July 2005

PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC founder RAY DAVIS has died in New Jersey following respiratory complications. He was 65. The vocalist on funk hits like ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE formed the PARLIAMENTS with GEORGE CLINTON when the...

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Clinton Wins Court Ruling

7th June 2005

Funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON has won a court ruling handing him the rights to the master recordings of four classic FUNKADELIC albums. Clinton can now re-issue HARDCORE JOLLIES, ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE, UNCLE...

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Axl Rose Plays Dj On Grand Theft Auto Videogame

27th October 2004

Reclusive rocker AXL ROSE features as DJ TOMMY 'THE NIGHTMARE' SMITH on one of eight in-game radio stations players can listen to on new GRAND THEFT AUTO: SAN ANDREAS videogame. PUBLIC ENEMY founder...

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Lauryn Hill To Re-emerge For Festival Performance

23rd August 2004

Former FUGEES star LAURYN HILL will finally re-emerge in the public eye after a long absence, to perform at an upcoming festival. The DOO WOP (THAT THING) singer garnered attention and acclaim in 1998...

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Clinton Pleads No Contest In Drug Case

12th August 2004

Legendary funk star GEORGE CLINTON has pleaded no contest in court to two misdemeanour drug paraphernalia charges. The ATOMIC DOG hitmaker - the mastermind behind FUNKADELIC and PARLIAMENT - was sentenced to 200 hours...

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Cypress Hill Stars Recall Wild Booze And Drug Days

9th March 2004

CYPRESS HILL stars MUGGS and B-REAL consumed so much alcohol and drugs in the mid-nineties, they can barely remember much of the era. The INSANE IN THE BRAIN hitmakers admit their behavior was so...

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Beyonce + Prince Wow The Grammys

9th February 2004

Pop superstars BEYONCE and PRINCE gave JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and JANET JACKSON a lesson in how to wow a crowd without getting naked when they opened last night's (08FEB04) GRAMMY AWARDS in style. The stunning...

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Timberlake, Aguilera And Outkast To Play Grammys

13th January 2004

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and OUTKAST have joined the WHITE STRIPES as confirmed performers at the GRAMMY AWARDS next month (08FEB04). Rap duo Outkast will perform with funk legends GEORGE CLINTON and PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC, EARTH,...

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George Clinton's Drug Search 'Illegal'

10th December 2003

LATEST: Funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON was illegally searched before being arrested and charged with drug possession last Saturday (06DEC03), says his attorney. The ATOMIC DOG hitmaker, from Tallahassee, Florida, is charged with possessing crack...

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George Clinton Arrested On Drug Charge

9th December 2003

Funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON has been arrested and charged with drug possession after allegedly telling an officer he had cocaine in his pocket. The ATOMIC DOG hitmaker of Tallahassee, Florida, was arrested and jailed...

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