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George Clinton is Following Instead of Leading on New Album.

Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews "The Cinderella Theory," the new album by the master of funk, George Clinton. Clinton began his musical career when he formed The Parliaments. But it's with his densely layered rhythm lines and rap that Clinton has made his mark on music, defining the funk sound and culture. His best-known songs include "Tear the Roof Off the Sucker," "Atomic Dog" and "Think! It ain't illegal yet."

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Other segments from the episode on August 10, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 10, 1989: Interview with Jack Germond and Jules Witcover; Review of George Clinton's album "The Cinderella Theory"; Interview with Daniel Stern; Review of the film …

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