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Calvin Simon of Parliament Funkadelic

Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder Calvin Simon Dead at 79

by Paul Cashmere on January 9, 2022

in News

Calvin Simon, one of the co-founders of funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, has died at age 79.

Simon form Parliament-Funkadelic as The Parliaments with George Clinton in 1955. The Parliaments became Parliament in 1968. Clinton and Simon had the alt-band Funkadelic running parallel to Parliament from 1968 and that merged into Parliament-Funkadelic

Parliament-Funkadelic were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.

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