Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Collins



William Earl "Bootsy" Collins (born October 26, 1951) is an American musician and singer-songwriter.

Rising to prominence with James Brown in the early 1970s, and later with Parliament-Funkadelic, Collins's driving bass guitar and humorous vocals established him as one of the leading names in funk.[1] He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.



World Wide Funk
World Wide Funk is the 15th studio album by former Parliament-Funkadelic bassist Bootsy Collins.
Hot Saucer
Hot Saucer is a song by musical artist Bootsy Collins, released on October 13, 2017.
Ladies Nite
Ladies Nite is a song by musical artist Bootsy Collins, released on September 20, 2017.
Worth My While
Worth My While is a song by musical artist Bootsy Collins, released on August 24, 2017.

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Popular Songs13

Song Appearances & References14

Popular Live Albums2

Musical Groups6

Musical Group References6

Minor Film Appearances & References5

TV Shows9

Video Game References1

Collaborators & Influencers30

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Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships4

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Bootsy Collins Talks Funkin' It Up in Studio With Dr. Dre: 'We're Putting Stuff Together'
  –  March 9, 2018
Collins doesn't know where this might lead. First, the good news: Dr. Dre has definitely been in the studio recently with some special guests. The bad news: We still have no idea what happened during the hang session. Now we have even more solid proof ...
GW Premiere: Five Alarm Funk's "Wheels On The Bus"
  –  March 8, 2018
“Wheels On The Bus” is out tomorrow, March 9, as part of a two-track mini EP titled Boots & Wheels, which also includes “We Play The Funk” featuring legendary funk icon Bootsy Collins. It’s the latest in a string of projects that has earned Five ...
Event Host Kevin Rouse Announces 2018 Party Calendar with Comedienne Luenell's Birthday Bash -- Rouse House Entertainment
  –  March 3, 2018
(MENAFN Editorial) -- After hosting "The Bootsy Collins Players Ball Hi-On-Heels House Party and Video Shoot," deemed one of the flyest Hollywood affairs on Grammy Night, Kevin Rouse and his Rouse House Entertainment have announced a 2018-line up of events ...
One Month at a Time: Taking to the sky in March
  –  March 1, 2018
My trip to Cleveland was fun. We visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I looked at Jim Morrison’s Cub Scout uniform and a pair of platform shoes worn by Bootsy Collins. My second flight was a year later to New York City, another press trip, this time ...
ASAP Ferg’s Delivers A Goth-Trap Banger In ‘Kristi Yamaguchi’ With Denzel Curry And IDK
  –  March 1, 2018
With a hilarious Bootsy Collins impression, Instagram comedian NickNack (“Oh no, baby, what is you doin’, baby?”) starts off the song and breaks in between the verses to sprinkle some trap-inspired insights, claiming, “I’ma call you ‘Kristi ...
Colombian R&B singer songwriter Kali Uchis on BBC Radio 1Xtra
  –  March 1, 2018
Columbian R&B singer Kali Uchis joins Ace to talk about her UK show and new single After The Storm ft. Tyler The Creator and Bootsy Collins.
Brian Culbertson: Colors of Love Tour
  –  February 28, 2018
Having worked and performed with countless industry all-stars such as Michael McDonald, Chris Botti, Ledisi, Barry Manilow, Herb Alpert, Natalie Cole, Maurice White (EWF), Chuck Brown and Bootsy Collins just to name a few, Culbertson has won numerous ...
Seven year-old Slovak bassist already famous in California
  –  February 26, 2018
His career is progressing quickly. He has even met the band that plays for Bruno Mars and the bass guitarist Bootsy Collins, who is considering inviting Áron to his concert programme. We went there with butterflies in our stomachs At the NAMM show ...
Career-launching Dean Jarvis honoured at African Nova Scotian Music Association awards
  –  February 23, 2018
It was P-Funk bassmaster Bootsy Collins whose work led Jarvis to his instrument of choice, and it was an encounter with the band’s mastermind himself, George Clinton, who convinced him to take his playing to the next level. While playing a club gig with ...
Kali Uchis: Young singer who's gone from grocery store to Gorillaz
  –  February 23, 2018
Her latest single, the slinky pop confection After The Storm, features Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins, and a surreal 60s Americana inspired music video by the acclaimed British photographer Nadia Lee Cohen. We meet over afternoon tea in an upmarket ...
Video: Kali Uchis feat. Tyler, the Creator & Bootsy Collins – ‘After the Storm’
  –  January 25, 2018
The sun is shining on Kali Uchis in the trippy video for “After the Storm,” her funky collaboration with Tyler, the Creator and Bootsy Collins. Vintage vibes run throughout the clip, which was directed by filmmaker Nadia Lee Cohen, who helmed DRAM, A ...
Kali Uchis, Tyler, the Creator, Bootsy Collins, and BadBadNotGood link up for “After the Storm”: Stream
  –  January 12, 2018
Colombia-born R&B singer Kali Uchis is prepped to release her full-length debut this spring via Interscope/Virgin Records. Though details of the LP are still under wraps, she has shared one of its singles today. “We can find solace in the fact that we ...
Kali Uchis Links Up With Tyler, the Creator and Bootsy Collins for "After the Storm"
  –  January 12, 2018
It's hard to name another artist who has put together an impressive resume as quietly as Kali Uchis. For some, she's the person who has provided vocals for such Tyler, the Creator songs as "Fucking Young/Perfect" and "See You Again." But did you know that ...


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