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Artist: Funkadelic
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Funkadelic Uncle Jam Wants You CD

 

Funkadelic's politically provocative eleventh studio album from 1979.
 
2014 reissue in a deluxe CD mediabook with photos and comprehensive sleeve notes.
 
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More militant in tone than its predecessor One Nation Under A Groove, which described a Funk utopia, Uncle Jam's stated mandate was to, 'Rescue dance music from the blah'. 
 
A reference to the 'Uncle Sam Wants You!' US Army recruitment poster, the sleeve depicts George Clinton (aka Dr Funkenstein) in a Huey Newton Black Panthers pose.  
 
The album contains a 15-minute plus version of the band's last significant hit (Not Just) Knee Deep. A veritable Funkathon, by Lord!
 

 

1. Freak Of The Week [5:32]
2. (Not Just) Knee Deep [15:22]
3. Uncle Jam [10:23]
4. Field Maneuvers [2:24]
5. Holly Wants To Go To California [4:24]
6. Foot Soldiers (Star Spangled Funky) [3:32]