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  Washburn Artists: Bootsy Collins
Bootsy was the only one who could get away with calling the boss "James." But at that point, Bootsy needed a father figure to rebel against, rather than look up to.
Bootsy, who still lived with his mom, didn't care about the money, but one management technique really bothered him.
When Bootsy broke down laughing during one such lecture, it was the last time Mr.
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Bootsy's formula was starting to wear thin by now ("Jam Fan (Hot)"), and personal problems were pulling his focus off the music.
Bootsy's first record in six years showed he hadn't wasted his time out of the spotlight - the wide variety of his intervening session gigs seems to have expanded his conception of what a Bootsy Collins record could sound like.
Bootsy heads back to his Seventies sound here, with a couple of great tunes ("Wide Track" with the Horny Horns, "Back N The Day"), and an homage to original Funkadelic guitarist Eddie Hazel, who had died in 1992 ("Goodnight Eddie").
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  Bootsy Collins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a pioneering funk bassist, singer, and songwriter.
Bootsy's characteristic watery sound, produced by envelope filters, is particularly one of the things that identifies him as a bass player.
Bootsy's Rubber Band is a part of the P Funk umbrella of bands.
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 Bootsy Collins
He also took the name "Bootsy" during this time, adopted it as part of an ever-evolving character, an alien rock star who grew gradually more alien, bizarre and flashy as time went on (see P Funk mythology).
When Bootsy, Catfish, Waddy, Joel Johnson[?], Mudbone Cooper[?], Robert Johnson and The Horny Horns[?] formed Bootsy's Rubber Band[?] in 1976, the character of Bootsy evolved into Bootzilla, a rhinestone-bedecked, flashy rock god.
Most of Bootsy's albums in the post-Parliament and Funkadelic days were released under the name Bootsy's Rubber String Band, for which see for more details.
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 Bootsy Collins (1951 - )
William Collins (born October 26, 1951, Cincinnati, Ohio), best known as Bootsy Collins, is a pioneering funk bassist, singer and songwriter.
Bootsy Collins in many ways became the "soul" of later Funkadelic, the band's rhythmic and charismatic anchor.
Bassist for James Brown and Parliament-Funkadelic, Bootsy's solo career has been a George Clinton produced extension of the P-Funk philosophy, with Collins portraying the role of "Starchild, Player of the Year." Collins' vocals, are off-handedly cool in the manner of Jimi Hendrix, whose flamboyance Collins unmistakably aspires to.
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 The Enquirer - Legacy of funk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Collins envisions making the outreach a citywide effort, so he's hatched a plan to open a space where young musicians can practice, record and, most importantly, collaborate.
Born William Collins in 1951, the bass player and his older brother were raised by their mother in the West End.
Bootsy Collins continues to make his mark in as a musician and role model.
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 Artist page for Bootsy Collins - Wal-mart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bootsy Collins first gained notoriety as a teenage bass wunderkind in James Brown's 1970s band, but found his real niche as a top-ranking officer in George Clinton's Parliament/Funkadelic army.
Collins was later part of the large-scale defection in which several of Brown's most valued musicians switched to George Clinton's Parliament/Funkadelic organization.
Collins found plenty of work on hip-hop/rap projects, but his own releases have tended to be competent rather than inspired.
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 Glory B da' Funk's on Me!: The Bootsy Collins Anthology: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This was the place Collins developed his deep-space bass with the P-Funk organization and was encouraged by Papa Funk to go out on his own -- with George producing, of course.
With the groove throne firmly established, and P-Funk beginning to move the funk into disco territory, Bootsy was the undisputed king of the genre until Rick James toppled him a few years later.
Collins was playin' Rick James ' game and losing; even though he did it far better, he was considered old-school by the funk-buying public, and white kids -- other than Detroiters and Ohioans -- had yet to encounter the Super FONK.
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 Funk Page -- BOOTSY COLLINGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Collins was later part of the large-scale defection in which several of Brown's most valued musicians switched to George Clinton 's Parliament / Funkadelic organization.
Collins and the Bootzilla Orchestra were employed for the production of Malcolm McLaren 's 1989 album Waltz Darling and by the early 90s the Rubber Band had started touring again.
Although he has found plenty of work on various hip-hop/rap projects during the 90s, Collins' own releases have tended to be competent rather than inspired.
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 WKRC 12 Cincinnati - Bootsy Collins Records New Bengals Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bootsy Collins got his start with James Brown and has played with some of the greatest over the years.
Bootsy and his son, Oowee, wrote the song and brought in the Bengals last week to cut their tracks.
Bootsy Collins is talking with the Bengals and hope the team will play the song at the stadium this Sunday.
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 CEA - Hall Of Fame 2002 -Bootsy Collins
Collins was just 17 when he joined Brown, kicking off a “Hall of Fame” career with a bang.
Glory B Da’ Funk’s on Me! The Bootsy Collins Anthology, an expansive collection of his solo/Rubber Band work, was released by Rhino Records in 2001.
Collins was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 for his role in P-Funk, but what’s refreshing about Bootsy is his desire always to be forward-thinking creatively, never resting on his laurels.
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 Bootsy Collins Interview from 1990 (Part 1) :: New Funk Times :: George Clinton | Parliament | Funkadelic | P.Funk ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bootsy Collins: The Funk was a bad word when George and myself came out with the first stuff, wasn't too many people talking about funk.
Bootsy Collins: I think I took myself too serious because I was hung-up into Bootsy myself, I couldn't stop being him, and I never even thought about that until it started happening.
Bootsy's gonna be the guy that does the stage stuff, and the guy that's just in the street is gonna be different from him, I don't have to wear those glasses and I don't have to feel those boots.
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 Bootsy Collins – Music at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio,) is a pioneering funk bassist, singer, and songwriter.
Bootsy was instrumental in Parliament and Funkadelic together with George Clinton and Bernie Worrell...
Bootsy Collins might not be making music anymore, but if they are, you can help keep other users informed by adding new events when they're announced.
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This time around Bootsy’s true genius lies in being able to pull off such a massive effort surrounded by all of these funksters without even playing a gang of bass and still he is unquestionably the most dominant, distinctive force on the recording.
Bootsy dispensing his unheralded brand of multi-personic silly serious witticism like never before, and his vocals are fresh, maybe his best vocal performance ever.
FatBoy Slim (Whom Bootsy won the award with at this year’s Grammy’s) contributes a Tone-Loc “Wild Thang” groove for “The Bomb” which also is a fresh re-visiting of Salt-n-Pepa’s throbbing “Push It’.
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 Bootsy Collins Interview Gina Hall 1994
BOOTSY COLLINS is an integral part of so much of the music of the last three decades.
There is no missing Bootsy, he has a style that is commanding.: Bootsy is a song writer, a vocalist anti a producer with his own production company.
When Bootsy Collins is on stage: playing his bass or his guitar, believe me, you know it.
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 Bootsy Collins MP3 Downloads - Bootsy Collins Music Downloads - Bootsy Collins Music Videos
Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is a funk/R&B bassist/singer/bandleader.
In 1989, Bootsy was a member of the Bootzilla Orchestra on Malcolm McLaren's album Waltz Dancing.
Bootsy's New Rubber Band released Blasters of the Universe on August 2, 1994.
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 Bootsy Collins - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is a funk/R&B bassist/singer/bandleader.
In 1989, Bootsy was a member of the Bootzilla Orchestra on Malcolm McLaren's album Waltz Dancing.
Numerous Collins live shows and reissues appeared as the 21st century opened, and in 2006 the bassist actually released a Christmas album, Christmas Is 4 Ever, on Shout Records.
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 NPR : Musician William "Bootsy" Collins
Fresh Air from WHYY, December 26, 2006 ·; Musician William "Bootsy" Collins -- Bootsy Collins got his start with James Brown, defining what Rolling Stone called "the finger-popping funk bass style." Collins went on to work with George Clinton as part of the Parliment-Funkadelic tribe, then formed Bootsy's Rubber Band.
He's put out more than 30 albums; his latest is Christmas Is 4 Ever.
Music Notes is a monthly recap of music-related offerings on NPR.org delivered via email.
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 Bootsy Collins Space Bass
Bootsy Collins' infamous Space Bass is now available to the public for the first time through Washburn Guitars.
Bootsy has been gigging since he was 14, but things really set off for him in the mid-60s, when Cincinnati was a hotbed of RandB.
In the late 60's early 70's Bootsy's need for something wild and freaky and crazy, led him to join forces with George Clinton.
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 Bootsy Collins new album, Play With Bootsy:Music Review - Thread
Bootsy Collins is among the most important figures in fl music.
Bootsy’s virtuoso bass-playing quickly changed Brown’s music as the Godfather of Soul adapted his own sound to a purely rhythmic funk that generously accommodated the style of the young genius.
Collins’ new album, Play With Bootsy, is a bit short of the epoch-making stuff he did in the 1960s and ‘70s.
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Arguably, William "Bootsy" Collins was to 1970s P-funk what Snoop Doggy Dogg was to 1990s gangsta rap -- a quirky, goofy, highly colorful figure who was as funky as he was entertaining.
If you removed all the humorous banter from Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band, it would still be an album of ultra-funky grooves.
All of the albums that Collins provided in the late '70s are worth owning, but Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band is among his most consistent and his most essential.
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 The Enquirer - Bootsy, Bengals, Boogie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Collins, 54, dressed for the video shoot in a Carson Palmer jersey (No. 9), an orange leather jacket and wide-leg pants festooned with gold stars and silver studs and his signature star-patterned sunglasses.
Earlier, the Jungle Vision crew shot scenes of Collins and a crew of orange-and-fl-clad musicians who worked on the track, dancing on the field, then climbing out of Collins' 1933 customized white Dodge in front of the stadium.
Collins' wife and business manager, Patti Collins - who was a Ben-Gal in 1984 - says they hope to make "Fear Da Tiger" available in stores and give a portion of the proceeds to the FreeStore/FoodBank.
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 Rykodisc Catalog - Blasters Of The Universe (2CD/2CS) - Bootsy Collins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ladies and Gentleman, from all corners of the universe, the man with the sunglasses and the platforms is back and he's gonna tear the roof off the sucker again.
After laying low for a few years, Bootsy Collins relaunched his career just in time for the '90s "funk resurgence," though true believers know that the funk never went away.
A two-hour-plus collage of live and studio material, slow grinds and bottom-heavy gutbucket grooves, BLASTERS was greeted as a welcome kick in the booty from one of the true originators of the funk canon.
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 the bootsy collins comment - @forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
i know nothing of bootsy collins but i know that i miss you and love you.
I think she mentioned Bootsy Collins being present at a show waiting to meet her
Bootsy Collins is someone Tori's friend used to know.
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 Meyer Sound Applications : Bootsy Collins chooses HD-2 for His New Studio
When the king of psychedelic funk, Bootsy Collins, was looking for a main monitor for his Bootzilla Re-Hab Studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, he decided upon the Meyer Sound HD-2 Mid-Field Reference Monitor.
The always-busy Collins has just finished producing the latest Lucky Peterson album with Polygram France and has recently completed an October and November US Tour.
Collins is extremely pleased with his new HD-2s, saying "Funky Fan-tas-tic is what I have to say about the HD-2 speakers.
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 Bootsy Collins - Biography, Photos, and more - Moviefone
Bootsy's New Rubber Band: Live in Japan 1993
Bootsy Collins: The Funk was a bad word when George and myself came out with the...
Bootsy Collins: P.Funk is the purest form of funk that you can get.
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 Bootsy Collins learned funk from the masters
Now William "Bootsy" Collins, 50, is getting what he deserves.
This month, Rhino releases "Glory B Da' Funk's on Me! : The Bootsy Collins Anthology," a two-CD collection that includes 25 seminal tracks from Bootsy's Rubber Band, a mid-'70s offshoot of George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic.
Collins also plays on Fatboy Slim's latest single, "Weapon of Choice," and appears in the video alongside actor Christopher Walken.
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