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Free Your Mind...And Your Ass Will Follow (180 Gram Vinyl, Gatefold)

   Artist: Funkadelic
Label: 4 Men With Beards
Orig. Released: 1970
Catalog No.: LP4MWB172
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP (1.3)

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Description
Released on Westbound Records in 1970...the inspiration for this album was, according to George Clinton, an attempt to "see if we can cut a whole album while we're all tripping on acid." The album and its title track, a feedback-drenched number taking a third of the album's length, introduces the subversion of Christian themes explored on later songs, describing a mystical approach to salvation in which "the Kingdom of Heaven is within" and achievable through freeing one's mind, after which one's ass will follow. Many of the songs (such as the title track and "Eulogy and Light") subvert Christian themes, including the Lord's Prayer and the 23rd Psalm. The album's gatefold cover forms something of a visual pun, echoing the sentiments of the album title. The sight of a woman holding her arms towards heaven in an ecstatic pose is subverted upon opening the sleeve to find that she is nude.

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Track Titles
1. "Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow" (George Clinton, Ray Davis, Eddie Hazel)a - 10:04
2. "Friday Night, August 14th" (Clinton, Hazel, Billy Bass Nelson)b - 5:21
3. "Funky Dollar Bill" (Clinton, Davis, Hazel)d - 3:15 (released as a single-Westbound 175)

1. "I Wanna Know If It's Good to You?" (Clinton, Clarence Haskins, Hazel, Nelson)b, c 5:59(released as a single-Westbound 167)
2. "Some More" (Clinton, Ernie Harris)c - 2:56
3. "Eulogy and Light" (Harris)a - 3:31


 

Liner Notes
LEAD VOCALS ARE NOTED BY SUPERSCRIPTS: (A) GEORGE CLINTON, (B) BILLY BASS NELSON, (C) EDDIE HAZEL, (D) TAWL ROSS
Musicians
* PARLIAMENT (GEORGE CLINTON, RAY DAVIS, FUZZY HASKINS, CALVIN SIMON, GRADY THOMAS): VOCALS * EDDIE HAZEL: LEAD GUITAR, LEAD VOCALS ON "I WANNA KNOW" AND "SOME MORE" * TAWL ROSS: RHYTHM GUITAR, LEAD VOCALS ON "FUNKY DOLLAR BILL" * BILLY BASS NELSON: BASS GUITAR; LEAD VOCALS ON "FRIDAY NIGHT" AND "I WANNA KNOW" * BERNIE WORRELL: KEYBOARDS; PIANO ON "FUNKY DOLLAR BILL"; ORGAN ON "I WANNA KNOW" * TIKI FULWOOD: DRUMS
 
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