500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Funkadelic, 'Maggot Brain'

479. Funkadelic, 'Maggot Brain'

Westbound, 1971

"Play like your mama just died," George Clinton told guitarist Eddie Hazel. The result was "Maggot Brain," 10 minutes of Hendrix-style guitar anguish. This is the heaviest rock album the P-Funk ever created, but it also made room for the acoustic-guitar funk of "Can You Get to That."

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