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The funk tribute was a memorable Grammys moment

Grammy Awards 2004

(Parliament Funkadelic and Earth, Wind and Fire: Kevin Mazur/WireImage.com)

The funk tribute was a memorable Grammys moment

Funk tribute (OutKast’s Big Boi, Earth, Wind & Fire, Robert Randolph, Parliament-Funkadelic) ”Funk,” proclaimed master of ceremonies Samuel L. Jackson, ”is good for you.” And it was also good for the Grammys. The show’s funk tribute – which brought approximately 10,148 people on stage, at least one of them clad only in a diaper – was a rare anarchic moment in an uncommonly buttoned-down show. Earth, Wind & Fire (as well as P-Funk’s George Clinton and Bootsy Collins, above) are as cool as they were back in the day. Buy your used T-shirts now.

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