Eddie Hazel

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Birthday
10, 1950
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 23, 1992 (42)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1950
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 23, 1992 (42)

About

Funk pioneer and original guitarist for Parliament-Funkadelic who was a posthumous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.

Before Fame

He sang in church and received his first guitar as a Christmas present from his brother.

Trivia

His mother initially disallowed him from joining Parliament when he was seventeen.

Family Life

His mother moved the family to New Jersey so he would not have to face the pressures of inner city life.

Associated With

He and Parliament-Funkadelic bandmate George Clinton were instrumental in the development of funk music.

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