For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: P-Funk Tears the Roof Off the Convention Center in '76
This offering is an estimable addition to the collection -- a soundboard keepsake from the Dallas Convention Center from November 5, 1976. You'll notice, though, there are myriad other selections from which to choose, as much of that tour (the P Funk Earth Tour) was recorded; in addition to the Houston DVD there's the recorded-in-L.A. Parliament Live comp that features a similar track listing -- most of the hits from the Clinton collectives to that point. But truth told, the Dallas recording sounds even better than the Official Release -- the crowd was louder in L.A. (perhaps it had more time to learn the chants), but the bottom that dropped out of the Casablanca two-fer remains at the Convention Center. In a word: essential. In two: get funked.