How we made Funkadelic’s One Nation Under a Groove

“I wanted the silky feel of the Dionne Warwick records with Burt Bacharach – a smooth groove, but funky.”

–George Clinton

How we made Funkadelic’s One Nation Under a Groove

We’d played a gig in Washington DC and afterwards two young girls, LaTanya and Darlene, came up to the car and told us it was was the best concert they’d ever seen. They said: “It was like one nation under a groove.” As soon as I heard that, I knew it had to become a song.

 

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