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In Memoriam 2016: People We Lost This Year

Bernie Worrell, keyboardist for Parliament/Funkadelic and Talking Heads and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, died on June 24th following a battle with cancer. He was 72.

This month in N.J. history: January

Billy "Bass" Nelson, with a toothpick in his mouth, is pictured with fellow Parliament-Funkadelic members (from left, with hat) drummer Tiki Fulwood, guitarist Tawl Ross, keyboardist Bernie Worrell and guitarist Eddie Hazel in this 1971 photo. Born in Plainfield on Jan. 28, 1951, Nelson was the original bass player in the group; allmusic.com notes that he met band founder George Clinton at a Plainfield barbershop Clinton ran. Nelson left the group shortly after this photo was taken and…

Bernie Worrell ‎– All The Woo In The World LP 1978 > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwSFMjaSyoA

BERNIE WORRELL, the ingenious “Wizard of Woo” whose array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres died from lung cancer on June 24 at his home in Washington. He was 72.

BERNIE WORRELL, the ingenious “Wizard of Woo” whose array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres died from lung cancer on June 24 at his home in Washington. He was 72.

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