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- Posted on Jun 17th 2010 10:40AM by James Sullivan
Shider, who first found music in church, met Clinton in the New Jersey barbershop where the P-Funk universe was hatched. After a brief stint in Canada, where he cofounded a group called United Soul (US), Shider returned to the Garden State and joined Clinton's entourage full-time.
Over the years he co-wrote several P-Funk songs, had featured roles on such classics as 'Cosmic Slop' and 'One Nation Under a Groove' and collaborated on side projects by P-Funk colleagues including Bootsy Collins and Eddie Hazel.
But Shider was best known as Diaper Man, the fearless entertainer who always took the stage in a cloth diaper. In the wild costume party that broke out every night at P-Funk shows, Shider was always front and center, representing the eternal child for the Mothership Connection.
Shider is survived by his wife Linda.