There are many influential artists, but a rare few as innovative as Parliament-Funkadelic, both led by George Clinton, the mad hatter of funk! Funkadelic's psychedelic soul ruled the early 70s, thanks to Eddie Hazel's face melting guitar virtuosity. Soon, Parliament's funk free-for-all took flight through recurring sci-fi mythology, and by decades end, they had conquered the charts, and created the bedrock for all funkdom.