Illustrator Pedro Bell was as much a part of the Parliament-Funkadelic groove as were the musicians. A look back at his contribution to the funk.
“She’s So Heavy” is given lots of kudos for helping craft prog-rock. But Billy Preston — and multiple black artists — found (and further built) the gospel groove beneath.
Before Prince did it, Parliament-Funkadelic spun off the funk in their “girl-group,” the Brides of Funkenstein.