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''Up for the Down Stroke'' is a 1974 album by Parliament. It was the band's second album (following 1970's ''Osmium''), and their first to be released on Casablanca Records. The album's title track was Parliament's first chart hit and remains one of the most well-known P-Funk songs. The album also contains a funk reworking of The Parliaments' song "(I Wanna) Testify" under the title "Testify".

"Up for the Down Stroke" is also notable in that it regenerates George Clinton's professional relationship with bassist Bootsy Collins, who

had taken a two year hiatus from the group. Bootsy would play a pivotal role in all of the Parliament albums released through Casablanca Records.

Up For The Down Stroke
Label: Island Mercury
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Duration: 52:21

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1Up For The Down Stroke 5:07
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2Testify 3:45
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3The Goose 9:10
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4I Can Move You (If You Let Me) 2:44
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5I Just Got Back 4:30
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6All Your Goodies Are Gone 5:04
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7Whatever Makes Baby Feel Good 05:56
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8Presence Of A Brain 3:19
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9Up For The Down Stroke 5:39
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10Testify 4:03
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11Singing Another Song 3:04
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