Queen Of Funk & The Funk Disciples
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Queen Of Funk & The Funk Disciples

Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE | AFTRA

Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE | AFTRA
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Jul
18
Queen Of Funk & The Funk Disciples @ Sundance Saloon - 70's Funk Fest Night

Waukegan, Illinois, USA

Waukegan, Illinois, USA

May
31
Queen Of Funk & The Funk Disciples @ TVI Cable - UnSung

Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

May
09
Queen Of Funk & The Funk Disciples @ Club Nokia

Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Discography

Over the course of her career Mallia has participated on over 250 professional recording releases on Casablanca, Warner Bros., CBS, Altantic, Sony, Interscope, Motown, Paisley Park Records and other independant labels.
Releases:
Funken Tersepter (CD, Album)
 
P-Vine Records
1994
Appears On:
Motor Booty Affair (Album) ◄ (7 versions)
 
Casablanca Records ...
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP, Album)
 
Casablanca Records
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP, Pic)
 
Casablanca Records
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP)
 
Casablanca Records
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP)
 
Casablanca Records, Disques Vogue
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP)
 
Bellaphon, Casablanca Records
1978
Motor Booty Affair (LP, Album)
 
Casablanca Records
1978
Motor Booty Affair (CD)
 
Casablanca Records
1990
One Nation Under A Groove (Album) ◄ (6 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records ...
1978
One Nation Under A Groove (LP, Album, Gat + 7")
 
Warner Bros. Records
1978
One Nation Under A Groove (LP + 12")
 
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records
1978
One Nation Under A Groove (CD, Album)
 
Charly Records Ltd.
1993
One Nation Under A Groove (CD)
 
Priority Records
1993
One Nation Under A Groove (CD)
 
Priority Records
2002
One Nation Under A Groove (CD, Ltd, RE)
 
Tour Editions
2009
Pleasure Principle (LP, Promo, Album)
 
Casablanca Records
1978
Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers (Album) ◄ (4 versions)
 
Polystar ...
1979
Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers (CD, Album, RE)
 
Polystar
1992
Invasion of the Booty Snatchers (LP)
 
Casablanca Records
1979
Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers (CD)
 
Mercury
2003
Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers (LP)
 
Mercury
2003
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (Album) ◄ (3 versions)
 
Atlantic ...
1979
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (LP)
 
Atlantic
1979
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (LP)
 
Atlantic
1979
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (CD, Album, RE)
 
WEA International
2006
Uncle Jam Wants You (Album) ◄ (7 versions)
 
Charly Records Ltd. ...
1979
Uncle Jam Wants You (LP, Album, Gat)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1979
Uncle Jam Wants You (LP, Album, Gat)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1979
Uncle Jam Wants You (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records
1979
Uncle Jam Wants You (CD)
 
Charly Records Ltd.
1993
Uncle Jam Wants You (LP)
 
Charly Records Ltd.
1993
Uncle Jam Wants You (CD)
 
Charly Groove
1993
Uncle Jam Wants You (CD, Album, RE)
 
Priority Records
1993
Trombipulation (Album) ◄ (4 versions)
 
Casablanca Records ...
1980
Trombipulation (LP, Album)
 
Casablanca Records
1980
Trombipulation (LP)
 
Casablanca Records
1980
Trombipulation (CD)
 
PolyGram
1990
Trombipulation (CD, Album)
 
Casablanca Records
1990
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (Album) ◄ (5 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records ...
1981
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1981
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (LP)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1981
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (CD, Album, RE)
 
Priority Records
1993
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (CD, Album)
 
Charly Records Ltd.
1993
The Electric Spanking Of War Babies (LP, RE)
 
Charly Records Ltd.
1993
The One Giveth, The Count Taketh Away (Album) ◄ (3 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records ...
1982
The One Giveth, The Count Taketh Away (LP)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1982
The One Giveth, The Count Taketh Away (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1982
The One Giveth, The Count Taketh Away (CD)
 
Warner-Pioneer Corporation
1990
Zapp II (Album) ◄ (4 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records ...
1982
Zapp II (CD, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
 
Zapp II (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records
1982
Zapp II (LP)
 
WEA International Inc.
1982
Zapp II (CD, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
 
Initial Thrust (LP)
 
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records
1983
Urban Dancefloor Guerillas (Album) ◄ (2 versions)
 
CBS ...
1983
Urban Dancefloor Guerillas (CD, Album)
 
CBS
1983
Urban Dancefloor Guerillas (LP, Album)
 
Epic
1983
You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish (Album) ◄ (2 versions)
 
Capitol Records
1983
You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish (CD, Album)
 
Capitol Records
1991
You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish (LP)
 
Capitol Records
1983
Zapp III (Album) ◄ (3 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1983
Zapp III (CD)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1983
Zapp III (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1983
Zapp III (CD, Album, RE)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1990
Gohead (LP)
 
Capitol Records
1984
The Saga Continues... (Album) ◄ (3 versions)
 
Warner Bros. Records ...
1984
The Saga Continues... (LP)
 
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records
1984
The Saga Continues... (LP, Album)
 
Warner Bros. Records
1984
The Saga Continues... (CD, Album)
 
Wounded Bird Records
2008
Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends ◄ (2

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Bio

Straight out of George Clinton's P-Funk Mothership in a band called PARLET and a funky flock of funky divas called SHE FUNK flys Queen Of Funk ! Mallia Franklin and her band The Funk Disciples . She began recording a solo album in 1981 with help from many of her P-Funk cohorts. She co-wrote an R&B hit for Bootsy Collin's protégé; Mico Wave called ‘Instant Replay.’ She continued to sing on George Clinton’s Capital & Paisley Park releases. She had a cameo in the Prince film‘Graffiti Bridge.’ Her solo album ‘Funkentersepter’ was finally release in 1994 in Japan on P-Vine. She recently got her first platinum award for writing a song on Snoop Dogg’s current CD, ‘Suited & Booted.

She introduced friends George Clinton and Bootsy Collins in 1971. She also brought Ex-Ohio Player, Junie Morrison to P-Funk in 1978.

She sang background on early Parliament and Funkadelic albums and became an original member of Parlet in 1978, where she recorded Pleasure Principle in 1978 and half of Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers in 1979. Left group to form proposed P-Funk Offshoot, Sterling Silver Starship with Bassist, Donnie Sterling. Group was never released.

She appeared with Clinton in Prince's film Graffiti Bridge in 1990.

Her first solo album Funkentersepter was released in Japan in 1995 on P-Vine.

She wrote with Snoop Dogg on the 2002 release Suited and Booted.

Also an original member of Parlet, a female spinoff group from P-Funk formed by veteran background vocalists Mallia Franklin, Jeanette Washington and Debbie Wright. Washington and Wright were the first female members in Parliament-Funkadelic in 1975.

The trio recorded the first of 3 albums for Casablanca, Pleasure Principle in 1978. Debbie Wright was replaced by Shirley Hayden in the spring of 1978. Parlet toured with Bootsy's Rubber Band in the summer of 1978 and with P-Funk and The Brides of Funkenstein in Europe in the winter of 1978. Mallia Franklin was replaced by Janice Evans in 1979. Their second album Invasion Of The Booty Snatchers was released in April, 1979, recorded half by Franklin, half by Evans. Parlet toured the massive Funk Festivals in the summer of 1979. Their last album was Play Me Or Trade Me in 1980. Evans' sister, Gwen Dozier had a short stint as a Parlet in their last days.