The Parliaments were a doo-wop quintet from Plainfield, New Jersey, formed in the back room of a barbershop in the late 1950s and named after the cigarette brand. After some early personnel changes their lineup solidified with George Clinton, Ray Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, and Grady Thomas. Clinton was group leader and manager, and part owner of the barbershop where the group convened to entertain customers. The group later evolved into the funk bands Parliament and Funkadelic, which found success in the 1970s.

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  • The Parliaments were a doo-wop quintet from Plainfield, New Jersey, formed in the back room of a barbershop in the late 1950s and named after the cigarette brand. After some early personnel changes their lineup solidified with George Clinton, Ray Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, and Grady Thomas. Clinton was group leader and manager, and part owner of the barbershop where the group convened to entertain customers. The group later evolved into the funk bands Parliament and Funkadelic, which found success in the 1970s. (en)
  • The Parliaments était un quintet de doo-wop originaire de Plainfield, New Jersey. Ils répétaient dans l'arrière boutique d'un coiffeur. (fr)
  • The Parliaments (nome cambiato successivamente in Parliament soltanto) era il nome di complesso vocale in origine Doo Wop di Plainfield nel New Jersey. Si trattava di un quintetto formatosi intorno al negozio di barbiere di George Clinton. Il gruppo si ispirava a Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers ma creò rapidamente delle sonorità proprie e testi ancora più singolari e bizzarri. (it)
  • ザ・パーラメンツ (The Parliaments) は、1955年にジョージ・クリントンが結成した、アメリカ合衆国ニュージャージー州プレインフィールド出身のドゥーワップグループ。ファンカデリック、パーラメントの前身となったグループである。詳しくはPファンクを参照のこと。 (ja)
  • The Parliaments foi um quinteto doo-wop de Plainfield, Nova Jérsei surgido nos anos 1950. Constituído por George Clinton, Ray Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon e Grady Thomas, deu origem às bandas Parliament e Funkadelic. (pt)
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  • The Parliaments were a doo-wop quintet from Plainfield, New Jersey, formed in the back room of a barbershop in the late 1950s and named after the cigarette brand. After some early personnel changes their lineup solidified with George Clinton, Ray Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, and Grady Thomas. Clinton was group leader and manager, and part owner of the barbershop where the group convened to entertain customers. The group later evolved into the funk bands Parliament and Funkadelic, which found success in the 1970s. (en)
  • The Parliaments était un quintet de doo-wop originaire de Plainfield, New Jersey. Ils répétaient dans l'arrière boutique d'un coiffeur. (fr)
  • The Parliaments (nome cambiato successivamente in Parliament soltanto) era il nome di complesso vocale in origine Doo Wop di Plainfield nel New Jersey. Si trattava di un quintetto formatosi intorno al negozio di barbiere di George Clinton. Il gruppo si ispirava a Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers ma creò rapidamente delle sonorità proprie e testi ancora più singolari e bizzarri. (it)
  • ザ・パーラメンツ (The Parliaments) は、1955年にジョージ・クリントンが結成した、アメリカ合衆国ニュージャージー州プレインフィールド出身のドゥーワップグループ。ファンカデリック、パーラメントの前身となったグループである。詳しくはPファンクを参照のこと。 (ja)
  • The Parliaments foi um quinteto doo-wop de Plainfield, Nova Jérsei surgido nos anos 1950. Constituído por George Clinton, Ray Davis, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon e Grady Thomas, deu origem às bandas Parliament e Funkadelic. (pt)
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