g, *1954 US, Los Angeles
Musician of R&B/Soul and Rock
A.k.a. Black Bird Blackbird McKnight
Born in Los Angeles in 1954, Dewayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight was originally guitar player for Herbie Hancock's Headhunters group in 1975. In 1978 he left the group to join the Parliament/Funkadelic band and is since then a regular collaborator (production, composition, programming ...) of the P.Funk galaxy.