This musical album was also called “Pin The Tail On The Funky”. It was published by a funk music group named “Parliament” in the year, 1979. It was released by Casablanca records.
“Funk” music was first heard in the United States sometime in the 1970s and was a blend of “Soul” music, Jazz and R&B. It was designed to be danced to. The music was super charged with rhythm created by blending electric bass and drums along with supporting instruments …
Among Funk’s most famous star performers was a group called “Red Hot Chili Peppers” and people like James Brown, Prince and Stevie Wonder.
Other well-received Funk albums of the era and of the genre include, “Traveling Without Moving,” “Maggot Brain,” Head Hunters” and “Random Access Memories.”
Notable news coming out of the 1970s included The killing of 4 Kent State University students by National Guard troops during a student on campus demonstration protesting the war …particularly the American intervention in Cambodia ….Nixon was President of The United States at the time.
During this same time period, the iconic British band, “The Beetles” was breaking up with each of the members going on to create their own solo albums.
A first class United States postage stamp cost a whopping Six Cents.
Monday Night Football made its debut on The American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC) and Jimmie Hendrix and Janis Joplin, two highly-favored American Rock Stars passed away.