Infobox musical artist
Name = Parlet
Img_capt = Parlet in 1979
Background = group_or_band
Label = Casablanca
Mallia Franklin, Debbie Wright, Jeanette Washington, Shirley Hayden, Janice Evans
Parlet was a female spinoff group from
P-Funkformed by veteran background vocalists Mallia Franklin, Jeanette Washingtonand Debbie Wright. Washington and Wright were the first female members in Parliament-Funkadelicin 1975.
The trio recorded the first of 3 albums for Casablanca, "Pleasure Principle" in
1978. Debbie Wright was replaced by Shirley Haydenin the spring of 1978. Parlet toured with Bootsy's Rubber Bandin the summer of 1978 and with P-Funkand The Brides of Funkensteinin Europe in the winter of 1978. Mallia Franklin was replaced by Janice Evansin 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.
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