Epic/Legacy will on May 13 release a 15-track compilation that collects songs from George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, as well as a number of artists who worked with Clinton, including Bootsy Col

Epic/Legacy will on May 13 release a 15-track compilation that collects songs from George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, as well as a number of artists who worked with Clinton, including Bootsy Collins, Walter "Junie" Morrison, Jerome Brailey's Mutiny, and Micro Wave. The album, "Six Degrees of P-Funk: The Best of George Clinton & His Funk Family," features four cuts from the P-Funk All-Stars, and contains nine songs that have never before been released on CD in the U.S.

The selections from Walter "Junie" Morrison ("Love Has Taken Me Over," "Rappin' About Rappin' (Uh-Uh-Uh)"), Mutiny ("Funk'n'Bop," "Lump"), Philippe Wynne ("Never Gonna Tell It," "Breakout'), the Sweat Band ("Freak To Freak"), and Micro Wave ("Instant Reply," "Misunderstood"), have been long out of print, at least stateside. The set is anchored by P-Funk classics "If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It's Gonna Be You)," "Funky Kind (Gonna Knock It Down)," "One of These Summers," and "Pumpin' It Up."

The album's liner notes will feature a track-by-track analysis from "TV" Tom Vickers, who worked with the band in a publicity capacity from 1976 to 1980, and journalist Tom Terrell. The collection was compiled and produced by Vickers.

Here is the track list for "Six Degrees of P-Funk":

"If Anybody Gets Funked Up (It's Gonna Be You)," George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars
"Funky Kind (Gonna Knock it Down)," George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars
"Party on Plastic," Bootsy Collins
"Leakin'," Bootsy Collins
"Love Has Taken Me Over," Walter "Junie" Morrison
"Rappin' About Rappin'," Walter "Junie" Morrison
"Lump," Mutiny
"Funk 'n' Bop," Mutiny
"Never Gonna Tell It," Philippe Wynne
"Breakout," Philippe Wynne
"Freak to Freak," The Sweat Band
"Instant Replay," Micro Wave
"Misunderstood," Micro Wave
"One of Those Summers," P-Funk All-Stars
"Pumpin' It Up," P-Funk All-Stars

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