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Episode 86: Jay Double You! Discusses Funk and His Time As Original Band Leader of Parlet

Jay-Double-You!, a.k.a., James Wright, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He worked for several years in recording studios with the likes of producer Don Davis and artists’ Bernie Worrell; Johnnie Taylor; and George Clinton and his Parliament Funkadelic road show favorites, Parlet and Brides of Funkenstein. Most notably, Jay-Double-You! was the original band leader…

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Episode 21: Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic Guitarist

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic guitarist sat down with Joe Kelley Radio for an in-depth interview. Shider was known for wearing an oversize loincloth onstage with George Clinton. Thus, the handle “Diaperman.” He was also called “Starchild.” But Shider was a serious guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. He co-wrote other classics, including…

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