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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 06/17/2010

Garry Shider, legendary Parliament-Funkadelic guitarist, dies

Funk icon Gary Shider has passed away. (Courtesy of the artist) By Chris Richards Garry Shider, the legendary guitarist of Parliament-Funkadelic and Upper Marlboro resident has died after being diagnosed with brain and lung cancer in March. Known by...

By Chris Richards  |  10:20 AM ET, 06/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/20/2010

P-Funk guitarist Garry Shider fighting cancer

Gary Shider has been performing with P-Funk even as he battles cancer. (Courtesy of the artist) By Chris Richards While reporting a recent story about Parliament-Funkadelic's legendary Mothership, I learned that the band's longtime guitarist (and Upper Marlboro resident),...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Garry Shider, Parliament-Funkadelic

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 04/12/2010

B-Sides: George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Garry Shider and others on the search for the Mothership

George Clinton continues to bring the funk, but without the original Mothership. (Ade Johnson-AFP/Getty Images) By Chris Richards For today's Washington Post story about the search for Parliament-Funkadelic's lost Mothership, I called on members of the band to see if...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Bernie Worrell, Garry Shider, George Clinton, Parliament-Funkadelic