Breaking News! George Clinton Has Been Hospitalized

George Clinton File Photo

George Clinton File Photo

Funk legend George Clinton has been hospitalized.  This is coming from Bootsy Collins who had this to say on his Facebook Page;

Okay funkateers, our Captain of the Mothership has been hospitalized. Ineed yall to send up smoke signals, love vibes, prayer's whatever you got, because our great Dr.Funkisien needs us all right now, so stop what your doing and lay your hands on the radio and let the vibes flow through. The funk not only moves it Re-Moves, Dig! Thanks! Bootsy!!!

We have no word on what is ailing George but as soon as we know, we will pass it on to you.  Right now, we are going to do what Bootsy said and pray for George and send positive vibes.  We hope you do as well.-Dr.FB

Diagnosis:  Pray

UPDATE:  From George Clinton's Facebook page:

George Clinton is in the Hospital, He went in for a Routine Check Up and they kept him to treat an infection. He will be just Fine. Thank You for all your prayers and concern. We will post more information as it becomes available. Please do not worry.


Bootsy Collins To Receive Bass Player’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”

George Clinton & Bootsy Collins. File Photo
George Clinton & Bootsy Collins. File Photo

George Clinton & Bootsy Collins. File Photo

OK, I love what I do.  On days and nights like today, I love it even more.

Bootsy Collins and Alphonso Johnson will be receiving the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Bass Player and we will be there bringing you the FUNK.

We will also be partaking in seeing some clinics and exhibits at a studio in Los Angeles before and after the event.  The clinic is open to the public and is at SIR studios 

Also, if you would to attend the award show, there will be performances as well and tickets can be purchased at the event which takes place tonight at 8 at the Key Club.

Special guest appearances and performances throughout the weekend will include Bootsy Colllins, Alphonso Johnson Quartet (with Ndugu, David Garfield and Michael O'Neill), Andrew Gouche, Victor Wooten, Chris Chaney, David Ellefson, Nathan Watts, Billy Sheehan, Nathan East, Steven Bailey, Lee Sklar, Verdine White, Jack Casady,Sean Hurley (John Mayer), the Rolling Stones' Darryl Jones, Alice In Chains anchor Mike Inez, jazz visionary Matt Garrison, fretless phenom Steve Bailey, wonder-from-down-under Tal Wilkenfeld, gospel great Andrew Gouche, Michael Jackson's former bassist Alex Al, and Beyonce Knowles' bassist Divinity Roxx.
We are so looking forward to this!  We hopefully will have stuff from the event to share with you over the next couple of days.-Dr.FB