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* FunnyAfro: The woman on the cover.


* IceCreamKoan: During "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" a supposed line of UsefulNotes/{{Confucius}} is uttered.

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* IceCreamKoan: During "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" a supposed line of UsefulNotes/{{Confucius}} Creator/{{Confucius}} is uttered.


''One Nation Under a Groove'' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

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''One Nation Under a Groove'' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, [[Music/GeorgeClinton Funkadelic]], the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.


''One Nation Under A Groove'' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

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''One Nation Under A a Groove'' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.



# "One Nation Under A Groove" (7:29)

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# "One Nation Under A a Groove" (7:29)



!! ''One Nation Under A Trope''

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!! ''One Nation Under A a Trope''


'''One Nation Under A Groove''' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

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'''One ''One Nation Under A Groove''' Groove'' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.


'''One Nation Under A Groove''' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. Together with ''Music/MaggotBrain'' (1971) it is often regarded as their MagnumOpus. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

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'''One Nation Under A Groove''' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. Together with ''Music/MaggotBrain'' (1971) it is often regarded as their MagnumOpus. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

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[[caption-width-right:350: Pledge "grooveallegiance" to this album!]]

'''One Nation Under A Groove''' is a 1978 album by Music/{{Funkadelic}}, the tenth in their catalogue. Together with ''Music/MaggotBrain'' (1971) it is often regarded as their MagnumOpus. It was also their most commercially and critically succesful album. Magazine/TimeMagazine included it in their 2006 list of [[TimeAllTime100Albums 100 timeless and essential albums.]] and Magazine/RollingStone put it at #177 in their list of UsefulNotes/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime.

'''Tracklist'''

[[AC:Side One]]
# "One Nation Under A Groove" (7:29)
# "Groovallegiance" (7:00)
# "Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?!" (6:18)

[[AC:Side Two]]
# "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" (10:45)
# "Into You" (5:41)
# "Cholly (Funk Getting Ready To Roll!)" (4:27)

'''Personnel'''
* Music/GeorgeClinton: vocals, band leader
* Mike Hampton: guitar and ARP guitar synthesizer
* Gary Shider: guitar
* Bobby Lewis: banjo
* Bernie Worrell and Walter Morrison: keyboards, synthesizer and vocals
* Jerome Brailey, Bootsy Collins, Larry Fratangelo and Tyrone Lampkin: drums and percussion
* Bootsy Collins, Rodney Curtis, Cordell Mosson: bass, vocals
* Raymond Davis, Ron Ford, Mallia Franklin, Lynn Mabry, Dawn Silva, Gary "Dowop" Shider, Greg Thomas, Jeanette Washington and Debbie Wright.

!! ''One Nation Under A Trope''
* CallAndResponseSong: "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" features a singer singing a line and a vocal choir repeating his line in unison afterwards.
* CrunchTastic: "Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop", "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)".
* DancingIsSeriousBusiness: "One Nation Under A Groove" has the entire nation grooving along to a song in brother- and sisterhood.
* DesignStudentsOrgasm: The comic strip drawing on the album cover and inside the album is done by Pedro Bell.
* EpicRocking: The 7:29 "One Nation Under A Groove", the 7:00 "Groovallegiance", the 6:18 "Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?!" and the 10:45 "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)".
* {{Funk}}: In "Groovallegiance" the "United Funk of Funkadelica" is praised, having everybody pledge groovallegiance to the funk.
* FunnyAfro: The woman on the cover.
* IceCreamKoan: During "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" a supposed line of UsefulNotes/{{Confucius}} is uttered.
--> ''Count the calories of your thoughts. Funk, Confucius say. Like Chinese laxatives''
* IwoJimaPose: Spoofed on the album cover.
* OneWordTitle: "Grooveallegiance".
* OverlyLongTitle: "Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?!" , "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" and "Cholly (Funk Getting Ready To Roll!)" .
* [[ThePowerOfRock The Power Of Funk]]:
** "Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?" demonstrates that a funk band indeed can play rock and the other way around too.
** "Cholly (Funk Getting Ready To Roll!)" features a man once interested in ClassicalMusic and sceptical of {{Funk}} eventually converted to loving funk.
* PunBasedTitle: The album title is a pun on the slogan "one nation under God".
* QuestioningTitle: "Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?"
* ShoutOut: On the back cover UsefulNotes/RasputinTheMadMonk appears, with the caption "Rasputin Raps" and a SpeechBalloon having him say: "Ahhh - dese Funkadelic ist very good for America!"
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" is easily spelt wrong when transcribing it.
* TitleTrack: "One Nation Under A groove".
* ToiletHumour: "Promentalshitbackwashpsychosis Enema Squad (The Doo Doo Chasers)" references to the world as a toll-free toilet. The entire song is nothing but toilet comedy jokes, sang by a choir who describe they live in a world where people literally "talk shit".
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