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Maggot Brain (album) by Funkadelic 

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Maggot Brain
Maggot Brain by Funkadelic (1971)
Overall rank: 427th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 478 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1971 (20th)
Top albums of the 1970s (105th)
Top 500 albums of all time (427th)

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Funkadelic bestography

Maggot Brain is ranked as the best album by Funkadelic.

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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 478 votes)
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From VictorVale 01/05/2019 15:54
Psicodélico e negro, absolutamente incrível.
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From Fischman 12/02/2018 19:47
Wonderful, eclectic musical mix spanning funk to acid rock. Eddie Hazel bookends this album with two of the greatest distortion guitar performances ever.
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From JoaoMoreira 10/10/2018 00:34
The elements that standout on this drug-fueled record are the great drumming and the extra trippy dubby mix.
The guitar could be better if it wasn't so self indulgent.
Good album but certainly not great.
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80/100
From sethmadsen 08/02/2018 00:42
I find this album mildly funky. hehe - but seriously P-funk where it is at for me. This isn't bad, but to me funk doesn't have 5 minute guitar solos. George Clinton is genius - I just wouldn't say I like it for it's funk qualities.
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85/100
From mjp11 07/11/2018 19:09
Enjoyable album with some great guitar solos and psychedelic/funky sections. Starts out very strong with the title track followed by Can You Get To That and Hit It And Quit It. The second half is a little weaker, especially with the last two songs.
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From mizzle 05/27/2018 14:57
As is the popular opinion here, one of the greatest guitar solos ever recorded on the title track. Also loved "Super Stupid" and "Can You Get to That" the latter of which was sampled by Sleigh Bells. Eddie Hazel is definitely the MVP of this album.
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95/100
From planetneutral 04/30/2018 16:12
It's not perfect, as the last track does wander some, but it sure is close.
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From titansaurs28 01/24/2018 21:52
While it has its moments of groove, The longer tracks evolve into nonsense and drift off.
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From Dimitritov 01/23/2018 07:42
Amazing album, not only because the of the great title track but also because of the other Funk songs with Jimi Hendrix like guitars.
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From cmoshier 09/08/2017 15:50
best tracks: hit it and quit it, maggot brain
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